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Bail Enforcement Licensing


Bureau of Criminal Identification
3888 West 5400 South
Salt Lake City UT 84129


You may apply for a bail enforcement license if you are:

at least 21 years of age, and
a citizen or legal resident of the United States, and
of good moral character

Bail Bond Recovery Licensure Board Position Open

The Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) is accepting applications to serve on the Bail Bond Recovery Licensure Board for a term of four years. The requirements for eligibility are found in UCA § 53-11-104. The position on the board is for a public member who will be appointed by the Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety. Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of Utah
  • Does not have financial interest in a bail bond surety or bail bond recovery business
  • Does not have an immediate family member or household member, or personal or professional acquaintance who is licensed or registered as a bail enforcement agent, bail recovery agent or bail recovery apprentice

The board meets every three months. The powers and duties of the board are found in UCA § 53-11-105 and include:

  • Review all bail bond applications for licensing and renewals of licenses submitted by BCI and approve or disapprove these applications
  • Review all complaints and take disciplinary actions
  • Establish standards for and approve providers of courses required for bail bond licensure

Applicants who are selected for consideration will be required to submit a resume at a later time. If you are interested in serving on this board, please CLICK HERE and provide the requested contact information.

Applications will be accepted until 5 PM on Friday, December 20th.