Undocumented Vessel Bond

The undocumented vessel bond is required to register or transfer a vessel when evidence of ownership is not available. It is commonly used when the original vehicle title has been lost, misplaced, destroyed, or was not received by the buyer. The Undocumented Vessel Surety Bond (REG 5058) is used for vessels if proof of ownership cannot be provided and the vessel's value is $2,000 or more. 


PREMIUM INFORMATION

  • The rate is $15 per $1,000 bonded, with a $100 minimum premium.
  • If the value of the vessel is less than $6,650, the premium will be $100 and you can pay online now.
  • If the value of the vessel  is greater than $6,650, we will calculate the premium and email you an invoice and payment link.
  • If the amount of the bond is greater than $25,000, we will need a completed and signed bond application.
  • Bonds are processed upon receipt of payment and the required documentation.


TO ORDER THIS UNDOCUMENTED VESSEL BOND

  1. If the value of the vessel is $6650 or less, complete the bond information on the order page
  2. If the value of the vessel is greater than $6650, email us the bond amount and documentation and we will send you a premium quote.

  3. Fax, email, file upload or text us the following required documentation as proof of ownership
  • Report of Deposit of Fees (RDF)
  • Vehicle/Vessel Transfer and Reassignment form REG262 OR Bill of Sale form REG 135
  • BOND APPLICATION (PDF) if required.

HOW TO SEND US THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION

  • Fax: 619-461-8467
  • Email: bondcalifornia@sbcglobal.net
  • File upload: can be done on order page
  • Text: 619-609-7965

Please note: Bonds cannot be processed until we receive the required documentation and payment.