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License and Permit Bond Guide

License and permit bonds (also referred to as a commercial surety bond) are guarantees that protect the public and are required throughout the country based on your industry and location. If you break the rules, claims can be filed which you’re responsible to pay.

Find the full list of commercial surety bonds below, which you can search through by name or industry. If you need help finding the commercial bonding you need, please contact us for help. You can also learn how choosing the wrong commercial surety bond agency can hurt you.

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Contractors
  • Contractor license bonds allow you to legally perform contracting work such as general contracting, electrical contracting, etc.
    Requirement
    State/City Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 10% of the bond amount
  • This bond guarantees any payment that is due to the contractor who filed the lien (including interest) will be paid should they win the case.
    Requirement
    Dispute Dependent
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 10% of the bond amount
Customs/Maritime
  • Allows you to operate your import business and protects the public.
    Requirement
    State Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 15% of the bond amount
  • Allows you to participate in packing, lading and transporting shipping containers directly with an ocean common carrier.
    Requirement
    Federal Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 7% of the bond amount
Financial Guarantee/Indemnity
  • This bond is needed to guarantee the payment of items such as taxes, leases, etc.
    Requirement
    State/Federal Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 10% of the bond amount
  • This bond guarantees to indemnify and reimburse anyone that may experience financial loss due to poor conduct by the principal.
    Requirement
    State/Federal Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 10% of the bond amount
Freight
  • Freight broker bonds allow you to legally operate as a freight broker. These bonds protect shippers and motor carriers if you don’t follow the rules of the FMCSA.
    Requirement
    Federal Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 10% of the bond amount
Health & Medical
Insurance
Lost Instrument
  • Allows you to obtain a duplicate of a financial certificate/redeemable item of value that was lost or stolen.
    Requirement
    State Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 15% of the bond amount
Mortgage
Motor Vehicle
Reclamation, Mining & Removal
  • This allows mining companies to conduct various mining operations on local and federal land.
    Requirement
    State Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 15% of the bond amount
Retail & Professional Services
Travel Agent
  • Allows your travel agency to collect money for airfare and protects your customers; not to be confused with a separate bond type called travel agency bonds.
    Requirement
    State Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 15% of the bond amount
  • This lets your travel agency collect travel booking funds (excluding airfare) and protects your clients; not to be confused with an ARC bond.
    Requirement
    State Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 15% of the bond amount
Union, Wage & Welfare
  • Allows you to hire union employees and protects their right to wages or benefits.
    Requirement
    State Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 15% of the bond amount
Utility
  • This allows you to have utility services and protects the public or private utility companies.
    Requirement
    State Requirement
    Bond Quote
    FREE
    Bond Cost
    1% - 15% of the bond amount
  • We offer ALL types of license and permit bonds in the U.S.
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