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Eligibility for Voting Membership


Membership shall comprise those individuals within the U.S. who are currently licensed or approved by the authorized Governmental agencies within their respective jurisdictions to execute bail bonds for the public sector.  Voting membership shall be revoked if the member has their license, permit, or right to execute bail bonds revoked by the issuing authority.  A copy of one of the following documents must be provided to ABBA within ten (10) days of application or renewal as a voting member:

  • Copy of active license from the Department of Insurance from the state authorized to write bail in;
  • Copy of bail card authorized by the county sheriff or court from the state authorized to write bail in; or
  • Copy of authorization letter from county sheriff or court from the state authorized to write bail in.

    This eligibility affects the following membership types:

    • Individual Voting Member
    • Insurance Company Voting Member
    • Agency Voting Member

If you are registering as an Agency membership, your membership includes two voting and four non-voting members.  Please email ABBA at [email protected] with a list of your voting and non-voting members to include the member’s individual email address.  Individual log-in information will be sent to you for your agency members.

New association members receive a membership pin, membership certificate, newsletter subscription, and conference registration discounts.

Members renewing their membership who wish to receive an updated membership certificate should send an email to [email protected] to request the certificate.

All membership types have an annual membership from the time of registration; please note membership dues are separate transactions from conference-related fees.

$500.00 Insurance Company, Affiliate, Vendor, Supplier, NON-Voting Membership
$100.00 Owner Voting Membership
$50.00 Agent NON-Voting Membership