VFW of Illinois
Online Reporting - Bond Application


To submit your bond application online, please fill out this form and submit it. PLEASE DO NOT MAIL any information if you submit online. INSTEAD OF submitting online you MAY print this blank form, fill it in, and mail it.

Required information is shown in red.
When finished, please click on the Submit button at the bottom.
District      Post Number      Date (mm/dd/yy)
Prepared by      Title
Phone     Fax      Email Address

Post Name  Post No.  hereby makes application to the Department of Illinois, V.F.W. for Bond covering Commander and Quartermaster (combined) for the amount Bond Amount $,000.00.Minimum $15,000; enter in increments of $1,000 (i.e. for $15,000.00 enter 15; for $55,000.00 enter 55, etc.)

FEES

Minimum Bond of $15,000.00$50.00
Excess over $15,000.00$5.00 per $1,000.00
Excess over $100,000.00$3.00 per $1,000.00

IF BONDED OUTSIDE THE V.F.W., you must forward a copy of the fidelity bond to our office as proof that you have met the following requirements pursuant to the National By-laws and Manual of Procedure which states: Sec. 703-Bonds - Each officer accountable for funds or property pursuant to any provision of the By-Laws shall be bonded with an indemnity company as surety in a sum at least equal to the amount of the liquid assets for which, so far as can be anticipated, he/she may be accountable.

NOTE: a "Crime" policy does not meet the above requirements.

If more than $15,000.00 is needed to cover your Post's liquid assets, the fee is $50.00 for the first $15,000.00 and $5.00 per $1,000.00 for everything over $15,000.00. (See breakdown below)

For $15,000 the cost is $50.00For $60,000 the cost is $275.00
For $20,000 the cost is $75.00For $65,000 the cost is $300.00
For $25,000 the cost is $100.00For $70,000 the cost is $325.00
For $30,000 the cost is $125.00For $75,000 the cost is $350.00
For $35,000 the cost is $150.00For $80,000 the cost is $375.00
For $40,000 the cost is $175.00For $85,000 the cost is $400.00
For $45,000 the cost is $200.00For $90,000 the cost is $425.00
For $50,000 the cost is $225.00For $95,000 the cost is $450.00
For $55,000 the cost is $250.00For $100,000 the cost is $475.00

A 'Pay Online' link will be offered after the form is submitted.
If mailing payment, please make checks payable to Department of Illinois VFW and mail to Department of Illinois VFW, PO Box 13206, Springfield, Illinois 62791-3206.