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General Bail Licensing Information

  • Idaho issues licenses for Bail to individuals and agencies as well as residents and non-residents. Any producer holding a Bail license must also provide the Department with an original bond in the amount of $15,000 as well as an appointment to a Surety company before the license will be issued. Both the bond and appointment must be maintained or the license will be deactivated.

Idaho Code in Connection with Bail Licensing (not all inclusive):

Title 41:

(Bail Specific)

Title 19:

Title 30:

Idaho Criminal Rule (ICR) and Idaho Misdemeanor Criminal Rule (IMCR):
Statewide Guidelines for the Uniform Administration of Bail and Bail Bonds in all Trial Courts in the State of Idaho


IDAPA Rule 18:

Definitions – not all inclusive. Please refer to Chapter 10 for further definitions.

  • Bail Agent: a producer licensed in the line of surety insurance and authorized by an insurer to execute or countersign undertakings of bail in connection with judicial proceedings.

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