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Which Surety Bond in Minnesota Do You Need?

There are three types of Minnesota surety bonding that can be required of you:

It’s important you understand how surety bonds work and that you're responsible to pay claims in full, which makes it crucial to find a bond company that will defend you from claims.

Getting License and Permit Bonds

Minnesota requires license and permit bonds in order to get and file licenses/permits for many different lines of business. You can find the full list of license and permit bonds required by using our bond requirement search tool.


Minnesota Surety Bond Search

Minnesota (City of Anoka, MN) Liquor License Type Bond City of Anoka, MN Anoka Apply
Minnesota (Hennepin County, MN) Auctioneer Bond Hennepin County Minneapolis Apply
Minnesota Agricultural (Non-Livestock) Bond Minnesota Dept of Agriculture Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Alochol & Gambling Enforcement direcor Manufactors Bond Department of Public Safety Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Anoka Municipal Utility Bond anoka municipal utility (AMU) Anoka Apply
Minnesota Auctioneers (Other than Livestock) Bond Hennepin County Minneapolis Apply
Minnesota Auctioneers Bond (Dakota County, MN) Dakota County Hastings Apply
Minnesota Bullion Coin Dealer Bond (Corporation/LLC) State of Minnesota Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Collection Agency (Corp/LLC) Commissioner,Dept of Commerce St.Paul Apply
Minnesota Collection Agency (Partnership) Commissioner,Dept of Commerce St.Paul Apply
Minnesota Collection Agency (Sole Prop.) Commissioner,Dept of Commerce St.Paul Apply
Minnesota Commercial Driver Training School Bond MN Driver and Vehicle Services Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Contractor License - South St. Paul, MN City of South St. Paul, MN South St Paul Apply
Minnesota Credit Service Organization Dept of Commerce - Div of Financial Institutions Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Dept. of Commerce Currency Exchange MN Department of Commerce Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota DMEPOS Bond MN Dept of Human Services Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Electrical Contractor Bond Dept of Labor and Industry St. Paul Apply
Minnesota Fire Protection Bond State Fire Marshall Division Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Franchisor Bond State Of Minnesota Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Fringe Benefit Bond (Lakes and Plains Regional Council of Carpenters & Joiners) North Central Reg Coun of Carpenters Minneapolis Apply
Minnesota Fringe Benefit Bond (Local Union 386) Minneapolis Local 386 Minneapolis Apply
Minnesota Fringe Benefit Bond (Local Union 512) Iron Workers Local Union 512 Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Fringe Benefit Bond (MCTCA) MN & ND Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Minneapolis Apply
Minnesota Gambling Manager Bond Osseo Lions Club Osseo Apply
Minnesota General Contracting License Bond City of Circle Pines Circle Pines Apply
Minnesota Health, Dating or Buying Club State of Minnesota St. Paul Apply
Minnesota International Fuel Tax Agreement and International Registration Plan MN Dept of Public Safety Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 Wage and Employer Contributions Bond The International Union of Operating Engineers Virginia Apply
Minnesota Interpreter Agency Bond (U Care Minnesota) Commissioner of Human Services Minneapolis Apply
Minnesota Investment Advisor State Of Minnesota Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Lottery Bond Minnesota State Lottery Roseville Apply
Minnesota Manufactured Home Dealer Bond Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Manufactured Home Dealer Subagency Bond State of Minnesota Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Mechanical $25K Dept of Labor and Industry St. Paul Apply
Minnesota Mechanical License Bond Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Department of Transportation Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Misc. License City of Minneapolis, License and Consumer Services Minneapolis Apply
Minnesota Misc. License City of Minneapolis Minneapolis Apply
Minnesota Money Transmitter STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE CURRENCY Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Mortgage Lender Dept of Commerce St. Paul Apply
Minnesota Motor Vehicle Dealer Department of Public Safety - Driver and Vehicle Services St. Paul Apply
Minnesota Motor Vehicle Dealer Department of Public Safety - Driver and Vehicle Services St. Paul Apply
Minnesota Non-Minnesota Contractor's Bond State of Minnesota Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Ownership and Security Intrest Bond MN Dept of Public Safety, Motor Vehicles Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota PCA Agency Surety Bond Department of Human Services, MHCP Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Private Detective or Investigator For Free Bond State of Minnesota Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Private School Bond Minnesota Office of Higher Education Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Professional Fund Raisers Bond Office of the Attorney General Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Professional Licenses (All Other) Department of Human Services, State of Minnesota Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Promoters Bond MN Office of Combative Sports Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Protective Agent for Fee Bond Board of Private Detective and Protective Agent Services Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Public Adjuster Surety Bond Department of Commerce Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Residential Mortgage Originator Dept of Commerce St. Paul Apply
Minnesota Residential Mortgage Servicer Dept of Commerce, Division of Financial Examinations St. Paul Apply
Minnesota Residential Specialty Contractor City of Minneapolis Minneapolis Apply
Minnesota Sales Tax Bond Department of Revenue Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Service Contract Provider Bond Minnesota Department of Commerce Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Sign Contractor Dept of Labor and Industry St. Paul Apply
Minnesota Technology System Contractor Bond Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry Saint Paul Apply
Minnesota Transient Merchant City of Wadena, MN Wadena Apply
Minnesota Transportation Service Provider Bond (UCare) Comissioner of Human Services Minneapolis Apply
Minnesota Wage and Fringe Benefit Bond (Locan Union 343) IBEW Local Union 343 Rochester Apply
Minnesota Wrecker of Buildings License Bond (Class B) Licenses and Consumer Services Minneapolis Apply
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    Getting Contract Bonds for Public Jobs

    Contract bonds such as bid and performance bonds are needed to work on public construction projects. However, these are usually required by cities or municipalities as opposed to the state. You can learn more about what’s needed to get bonded for construction jobs.

    Getting Court Bonds in Minnesota

    Court bonds aren’t needed as often as the bonds mentioned above, but can be required by the courts if you need to appeal a court decision, become a legal guardian of a minor or operate as a fiduciary of an estate.

    What Do Minnesota Surety Bonds Cost?

    Surety bonds generally cost 1-15% of the required bond amount. Costs vary significantly depending on the bond amount you need and your rate (which is the percentage of the full bond amount you must pay). You can get an instant estimate by using our bond premium calculator, or apply online to get a firm bond quote.

    Can You Get Bonded with Bad Credit?

    It’s possible to get surety bonds with bad credit, but it will depend on the bond type you need and how severe your credit issues are. You can get approved for most license and permit bonds with bad credit. However, it is more difficult to get contract bonds with credit issues.


    Frequent Questions

    What is the process to obtain the bond?

    Apply, get approved online, submit the indemnity agreement, and pay for the bond online. Then we will ship the original bond to you using your preferred method of shipping.

    Can I get this bond with bad credit?

    Yes. We have exclusive programs that allow us to write these bonds, even if you have credit issues. You can apply and get a quote instantly.

    Does it matter where I get my bond?

    Yes. Due to the large volume of bonds written, we provide the lowest rates possible. Apply on our website and receive an online approval instantly.

    What if a false claim is filed?

    You need to contact the surety company's claims department and present proof that the claim is false.

    Do all states require a bond?

    No, many do not. You can view our full list of state bond requirements. It is also wise to contact your state directly to determine any requirements youm ust meet.


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