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Which Surety Bond in Missouri Do You Need?

There are three types of Missouri 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

Missouri 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.


Missouri Surety Bond Search

Missouri (Lion Petroleum Inc) Fuel Supplier Bond Lion Petroleum, Inc. Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Appraisal Management Company Bond State of Missouri Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Carpenter's District Council $25K CARPENTER'S DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ST LOUIS Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Carpenters' District Council Wage and Welfare Bond Carpenters' District Council of St. Louis Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Check Issuer Director of Finance Jefferson City Apply
Missouri City of Columbia, Utility Customers Bond City of Columbia Finance Dept Columbia Apply
Missouri City of Neosho Electrical Contractor Bond City of Neosho Joplin Apply
Missouri Construction Laborers' Benefit Office of St. Louis, MO Construction Laborers' Benefit Office Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Construction Laborers' Benefit Office Wage and Welfare Bond Construction Laborers' Benefit Office Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Consumer Credit Lenders Missouri Department of Finance Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Consumer Credit Lenders Bond in Lieu of Audit Commissioner of Finance Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Contractor License City of Joplin Joplin Apply
Missouri Contractor License Bond (City of Dexter, MO) City of Dexter Dexter Apply
Missouri Contractor License Bond (Farmington, MO) City of Farmington Farmington Apply
Missouri Contractors' Wage, Welfare and Pension Fund Bond Glaziers Local 513 Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Corporate Bond (Intoxicating Liquor, Wine & 5% Beer Tax) Director of Revenue Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Door-To-Door Sales License City of Chillicothe Chillicothe Apply
Missouri Electrical Service Bond KCP&L Kansas City Apply
Missouri Empire District Electric Utility Empire Electric Branson Apply
Missouri Employer Contributions to Employee Benefit Plans Sheet Metal Workers Local 36 Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Employer Contributions To Employee Benefit Plans Sheet Metal Workers' Local 36 Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Employer's Wage, Expense, Dues Check Off, and Vacation Fund Payment Insulators & Allied Workers Local No. Bridgeton Apply
Missouri General Contractor License Bond City of Joplin Joplin Apply
Missouri Guaranteed Payment into Miscellaneous Benefit Funds Bond Glaziers Local 513 Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Health Club Office Consumer Protection Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Health Club License Bond Office of Consumer Protection Jefferson City Apply
Missouri IBEW Local #124 IBEW Local #124 Kansas City Apply
Missouri IUOE Local 513 Wage Contribution Payment Bond IUOE Local 513 Bridgeton Apply
Missouri Kansas City Southern Railway Company Hauling Bond Kansas City Southern Railway Company Kansas City Apply
Missouri License Bond For Boxing, Martial Arts, Or Wrestling Exhibitions Office of Athletics Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Lottery/Lotto Missouri Lottery Commission Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Mortgage Lender Commissioner of Finance Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Motor Vehicle Dealer Motor Vehicle Bureau - Dealer Licensing Section Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Motor Vehicle Dealer Motor Vehicle Bureau - Dealer Licensing Section Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Operating Engineers Local 101 Employer Benefits Bond Operating Engineers Local 101 Kansas City Apply
Missouri Painters' District Council #2 Painter's District Council #2, Saint Louis Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Payment of Fringe Benefits Bond Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 562 Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Pension, Welfare and Vacation Funds Bond CEMENT MASONS LOCAL 527 & CEMENT MASONS LOCAL 527 Bridgeton Apply
Missouri Performance Bond (Construction) Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Plumber Bond (Sikeston, MO) City of Sikeston Sikeston Apply
Missouri Proprietary School MO Coordinating Board for Higher Education Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Residential Mortgage Brokers (In Lieu of Audit) Commissioner of Finance Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Residential Mortgage Loan Broker Bond Commissoner of Finance Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Sales & Use Tax Bond Missouri Dept of Revenue & Taxation Division Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Service Contract Provider Bond Missouri Dept of Insurance Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Sign Installation Bond (Jennings, MO) City Of Jennings Jennings Apply
Missouri The Empire District Company Empire Electric Joplin Apply
Missouri The Empire District Company The Emipre District Company Joplin Apply
Missouri Third Party Administrator State of Missouri Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Title Loan Lenders Truman State Office Bldg. Jefferson City Apply
Missouri Transient Employer Bond Missouri Department of Revenue Jefferson City Apply
Missouri USDA Warehouse Operator's Bond U.S. Department of Agriculture Kansas City Apply
Missouri Used Vehicle Dealer Bond (Springfield, MO) City of Springfield License Divisio Springfield Apply
Missouri Utility Guarantee White River Valley Electric Cooperative Branson Apply
Missouri Utility Payment Bond (Chillicothe Municipal) City of Chillicothe-Chillicothe Municipal Utilitie Chillicothe Apply
Missouri Wage and Welfare Carpenters' District Council of St. Louis Saint Louis Apply
Missouri Wage and Welfare Funds Bond (Labors Local #110) Labors Local #110 Saint Louis Apply
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    Getting Contract Bonds for Public Jobs

    Contractor 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 surety bonds for public construction jobs.

    Getting Court Bonds in Missouri

    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 Surety Bonds Cost?

    Surety bonds generally cost 1-15% of the required bond amount. Surety bond 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 Missouri Surety Bonds 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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