New Mexico Fruit and Vegetable Packer/Shipper

Businesses are required to file a $5,000 bond with the New Mexico State University (the "Obligee") to activate their license. The bond protects the Obligee by transferring to a surety bond company the cost of ensuring the public is compensated for damages resulting from a licensed business breaking licensing laws.

How much does the New Mexico Fruit and Vegetable Packer/Shipper bond cost?

New Mexico Fruit and Vegetable Packer/Shipper bonds typically cost between $175 - $1,094.

Is a Credit Check Required for New Mexico Fruit and Vegetable Packer/Shipper Bonds?

Credit checks are required for the New Mexico Fruit and Vegetable Packer/Shipper Bond.

Why is the New Mexico Fruit and Vegetable Packer/Shipper bond required?

Businesses are required to purchase and file a bond with the to activate their license. The bond protects the Obligee by transferring to a surety bond company the cost of ensuring the public is compensated for damages resulting from the failure of a licensed business complying with the provisions of licensing laws.

How does the New Mexico Fruit and Vegetable Packer/Shipper bond work?

New Mexico Fruit and Vegetable Packer/Shipper bonds must be issued by an insurance carrier admitted by the New Mexico Department of Insurance. The insurance company issuing any surety bond, such as the New Mexico State University Fruit and Vegetable Packer/Shipper bond, will also be referred to as the "surety company" or the "bond company". The business is referred to as the Principal, the surety bond company as the Obligor and the New Mexico State University as the Obligee.

The surety company provides the Obligee a guarantee (the surety bond) that the customers, vendors and employees of a licensed business will receive payment for financial damages due to a violation of licensing law up the bond amount stated on the bond form ("penal sum"). The bond company also directly receives claims from the public and determines the validity of claims. Ultimately, the licensed business owners are responsible for their actions and required by law to reimburse the surety company for any payments made under the bond or face indefinite license suspension.

Yearly Restrictions

New Mexico Fruit and Vegetable Packer/Shipper bonds have no restrictions on a yearly term outside of the surety quote's defined length.

Rates calculated with an amount of: $5,000

Credit Rating

  • Great

Rate

  • 1.75%
  • 2.63%
  • 3.50%
  • 4.38%
  • 7.00%
  • 8.75%
  • 13.13%
  • 14.00%
  • 21.88%

Bond Cost

  • $175
  • $175
  • $175
  • $219
  • $350
  • $438
  • $656
  • $700
  • $1,094