Become a Bail Agent
Becoming a Bail Bondsman Agent in NC, SC & VA
In order to become a bail bondsman, you must be licensed. To get get a bail bond license, there are a few steps you need to follow in the state you live in. First, you need to make sure that you meet all of the minimum requirements and have proof of residency. You will also need to participate in a Pre-Licensing Bail Education class and or Property & Casualty course all depending in the state you live in. Once that is completed, you will be able to submit an application for licensing.
What We are Looking For
Our goal is to expand and help individuals who want to become bail bond agents in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina or Virginia. We are looking for committed, self-starting individuals who are business minded and eager to get out on their own. We are seeking individuals who are not yet licensed because we prefer to train them using our proven methods and business practices. We teach agents the following: how to set up their business, maintain records, posting bond and handling forfeitures, skipping trace, about collateral, marketing your services, about client relations, and customer service.
Starting a business takes an investment; sometimes it’s a financial investment, but often the investment is one of time and self. Starting a bail bonds business is an admiral career move. Not only will you help people who are in trouble, you’ll help the judicial system by helping clients arrive at court hearings as scheduled.
Before you make the decision to start a bail bond business, or any business for that matter, ask yourself if you have some of the most important emotional and intellectual pieces to make your business puzzle complete.
Having passion about your new business opportunity will keep you going, even when times get tough
Finding new ways to do things and thinking outside the box will help you stand out from your competitors.
Believe it or not, having empathy in any business is important. And in your career of helping people come up with bail to stay out of jail? It’s a deal-breaker.
Since trouble tends to find people each and every day, owning a bail bond business will ensure that you never run out of clients.
Staying positive and upbeat will keep you invested in your business. Even when you might feel like giving up.
When it comes to getting your bail bond license, you’ll need to take classes and pass exams. Staying focused can help you get through these intense moments.
Look for, discover, and use your resources. Amistad and Associates is one resource that can help you with all you need, from supervision to continued support.
Whether you go it alone, hire a secretary, or a team of people to help you in your business, you’ll need to acquire the most reliable talent out there.
Know your customer. Know their needs. Understand that good people sometimes make big mistakes, and it’s your job to help them when they get into a jam.
Invesment Costs to Consider:
- Business name registration
- Opening a Merchant/PayPal account
- Create a website
- Business Cards
- Marketing: Monthly Internet marketing such as Pay-Per-Click (PPC), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Yellow Pages, etc.