California Laws Affecting Specific Businesses

Bond Required by California Secretary of State

If you are conducting business as one of the following, you must file a bond with the Secretary of State's Office: immigration consultant, credit services organization, dance studio, discount buying organization, employment agency, employment counseling service, invention developer, job listing service, nurses registry, or auctioneer or auction company.

Secretary of State
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-657-5448
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