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Illinois Cemetery Care Act Bond

May 12, 2020

The Illinois cemetery care act bond is a requirement of the state's Comptroller office. AmeriPro Surety Bonds offers this bond for your compliance and without a credit check for any amount up to and including a $50,000 surety requirement. Please call us at 844-589-9732.

Illinois Cemetery Care Act Bond

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Surety Bond Amount and Purpose




Illinois businesses involved in the maintenance (“the care”) of graves, crypts, mausoleums, and markers and which receive third party funds to do so, are required to furnish evidence of financial responsibility by obtaining a surety bond.

The purpose of the surety bond requirement is for the benefit of the state’s Comptroller and for the benefit of the care funds that they are used in accordance with state law.

The surety bond will be no less than $1000, and shall be in an amount of 1/10 of the amount of the care funds. However, the first $15,000 will not be considered in the computation of the amount of surety bond required of your business.

This is pursuant to 760 ILCS Section 9 (c) as amended, which forma a part of the state’s Cemetery Care Act.




Qualifying and the Premium




For any amount up to and including a $50,000 Illinois cemetery care act bond requirement, our agency approves you immediately and without a credit check or review by an underwriter.

We’ll take the application from you over the phone, and after payment of the premium, the bond is issued to you immediately.

When you call us, we’ll just ask you for the name, as it should appear on your surety bond, along with your contact information.

After payment of the respective premium, our agency issues your bond along with a Power of Attorney.

Upon receipt by mail, you’ll have your bond notarized as Principal and file it with the Comptroller’s office.

Their address is:

State of Illinois Comptroller

Cemetery Care & Burial Trust Division

100 W. Randolph Street, Suite 15-500

Chicago, IL 60601


Amounts Greater than $50,000

Applicants who require a cemetery care bond in an amount greater than $50,000, if will need to provide a signed surety bond application.

The completed application is reviewed by an underwriter. This review process also includes a credit check inquiry, and good and satisfactory credit are required for approval.




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