The SAG-AGTRA Franchised Talent Agency Surety Bond is a specific classification of Commercial Surety Bonds that is required by the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, also known as SAG-AFTRA.
This helps ensure that your agency will comply with SAG-AFTRA agency rules as well as the laws and regulations of your state.
Who Needs Talent Agency Bonds?
Talent agency bonds are required for agencies that provide opportunities for employment seekers in jobs such as musicians, actors, authors, fashion models, movie makers, writers, journalists and even athletes, among others. Not all states require a talent agency surety bond, you should check with your local consumer affairs department about license requirements.
The talent agency bond works as an extra level of security for consumers. Talent agencies function as an arbitrator in matching job seekers with employers. Unlike insurance, Talent agency bonds protect the consumer and not your agency. They guarantee you will provide qualified services and will abide by applicable laws and regulations.
How to Get a Talent Agency Bond FAST!
Applying for an talent agency bond is rather simple. Just apply through our easy online forms and submit your bond application. We will contact you soon after with a quote on your bond. You may be asked to submit additional documentation which may be required for your specific situation.
Call our Bonds department at (800) 921-1008, if you have any questions about the application process. We’re always willing to help.
Finally, if you would like to chat with a live customer service representative to walk you through the process of applying and getting approved for a talent agency bond today, click the live chat button below or email our Bonds Manager at Bonds@BFBond.com