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AmeriPro Surety Bonds provides both the new and renewal TX talent agency bond as required by state law.
Texas Talent Agencies
Talent agencies in Texas are regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR).
By statute, Texas talent agencies are also governed by Chapter 2105 of the Texas Occupations Code, where the surety bond requirements are detailed.
The Purpose of this Bond
The Texas talent agency bond is required to ensure that talent agencies operating in the state will comply with all rules and statutes as laid out in Chapter 2105 of the Texas Occupations Code.
The bond is a financial guarantee which protects others from fraud, theft, or criminal malfeasance committed by a talent agency, its employees, officers and managers, in the performance of their duties related to being a talent agency.
TX Talent Agency Bond: The Amount
A $10,000 Texas talent agency bond is required of those who work in the profession.
The bond is made payable to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and is a prerequisite for the talent agency license.
Texas Talent Agency Bond: The Premium, or Price for this Surety Bond
Though the bond is made payable to the Texas for $10,000, the premium is just $100, annually. There is no credit score check.
Additionally the bond may be prepaid for up to 3 years with the following breakdown:
- 2 years at $170;
- 3 years at $260.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds will always work to find any applicant the best premium pricing for this and any surety bond required needed by an applicant.
Texas Talent Agency Bond: Duration of the Bond
Once issued, this surety bond is active for one year and renews annually.
The bond should ideally be purchased to have dates which run concurrently with the state talent agency license.
Texas Talent Agencies: Ceasing Operations in the State of Texas
According to §2105.106 of the Texas Occupations Code, a talent agency which ceases operations in the state must continue to hold an active Texas talent agency bond for two years after operations have ended.
Becoming Licensed as a Texas Talent Agency
Persons who wish to open a talent agency in Texas must:
- Obtain a certificate of registration from TDLR: (512)463-6599, 800-803-9202, and Texas-TDD 800-735-9202;
- Pay the required fee;
- Post the required $10,000 talent agency bond as discussed above.
About AmeriPro Surety Bonds
AmeriPro Surety Bond is a surety bonds-only agency which provides license and permit, contractor, court, and fiduciary bonds throughout Texas.
We also provide surety bonds nationwide.