EDUCATION

The Oklahoma Bondsman Association is the provider of pre-license courses, taught by Bondsmen, Oklahoma Insurance Department personnel and the OBA legal counsel.  The required 16-hour course is designed to get you through the license process and provide a working knowledge of the bail industry.   Once licensed, the OBA also offers 8hrs of Continuing Education each year to its Members,  in order to achieve the 16 hours of CE credits required bi-anually by the State to renew their license. 

PRE-LICENSE COURSES:

  UPCOMING CLASS DATES:    

  • April 11th & 12th, 2024

***Classes are held once per quarter***

TO REGISTER for PRE-LICENSE CLASSES:   

  • Select your Date & click the word REGISTER next to that class 
  • The course is 16 hours, as mandated by Title 59 of the Insurance Code.
  • Registration fee: $1800 

Once you SUBMIT your registration – A $300 non-refundable deposit is required to complete your registration.  You can click here to pay by Credit/Debit Card—–>>> Oklahoma Bondsmen Association (usiopay.com)

If you are unable to pay your deposit at the time of Registration – PLEASE CALL 405-524-5920 to discuss arrangements.  Any unpaid deposits after 48hrs will result in Cancellation of Registration (unless there are other arrangements).  Payment may also be made by Personal Check, Cashiers Check, Money Order, or Cash.   The $300 Deposit does apply to the total Fee of $1800.  The remaining $1500 balance must be paid no later than the first day of class.  Please note, any payments made by personal check may require up to a 14 day hold on any education credits until funds have cleared. 

Lunch and Continental Breakfast is included; however, we do not accommodate special diets.

All Study Materials will be provided.

REGISTER HERE FOR PRE-LICENSE COURSES:

APRIL 11 & 12, 2024           Click Here——>>>  REGISTER

CONTINUING EDUCATION   (FOR LICENSED BONDSMEN ONLY!!) 

The OBA now offer both ONLINE & IN PERSON CE classses.

UPCOMING ONLINE CE-2023 VIDEO CLASS DATES:  

TO REGISTER for  ONLINE CE CLASSES:   

  • Select your Date & click the word REGISTER  below that class 

    CE 2022 Video – classes still available  by appointment – please call 405-524-5920

    In-Person VIdeo  – classes are scheduled by appointment – please call 405-524-5920

All classes must be registered for in advance.   Additional dates outside our normal viewing schedule can be arranged by appointment for EMERGENCY sessions.  There may be additional charges for those exceptions.   Membership Dues must be current to participate in CE Training Classes.

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OBA CE-2023 VIDEO  #28 – FEB 1, 2024:

Click Here——>>> REGISTER 

 

  OBA CE-2023 VIDEO  #29 – FEB 13, 2024:

Click Here——>>> REGISTER 

 OBA CE-2023 VIDEO  #30 – FEB 22, 2024:

Click Here——>>> REGISTER 

 

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PAYMENTS – ($100) Video  – ($550) Dues+Video:

Click Here——>>>  PAYMENTS – OBA USIOPAY.COM  

 

MEMBERSHIP DUES

  • OBA Membership – $350  – Due September 1st
  • If not paid by October 31st – Amount Due increases to $450 ($100 late fee.)  LATE FEE IS CURRENTLY BEING WAIVED THRU 12/31/2023
  • If not paid by December 31st – Membership privileges will be suspended.
  • Suspended members are not eligible to attend Continuing Education classes until dues are paid

OBA Grandfather bondsmen are exempt from continuing education, but are encouraged and welcome to attend.  The dues for our Grandfathered bondsmen is reduced to $200 and provides full membership benefits.

Membership funds are used to support the Oklahoma Bondsman Associations task of protecting and further the bail industry.  There are many benefits from your OBA Membership:

  • Continuing Education
  • Listing on the OBA website okbondsman.com/findabondsman
  • Use of the OBA building
  • FREE Accidental death and dismemberment insurance policy.
  • A legal defense fund financed by dues.
  • A full-time lobbyist to further the industry with legislators.
  • A full-time Executive Director to ensure records are kept properly.

OBA membership dues can be paid by check, money order or credit card  (See Payments link above).

Dues must be hand-delivered or postmarked on or before December 31st.

Mail to:
Oklahoma Bondsman Association
222 Northeast 27th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

OBA

Oklahoma Bondsman Association
222 NE 27th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
405.524.5920
E-Fax 405.766.6740
Toll Free 866.374.6257
[email protected]

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