Which Surety Bond in North Carolina Do You Need?
There are three types of North Carolina surety bonding that can be required of you:
- License and permit bonds needed for many professions such as contractors, auto dealers and mortgage brokers to operate legally.
- Contractor bonds for public construction projects.
- Court bonds required by the courts for various purposes.
Getting License and Permit Bonds
North Carolina requires license and permit bonds in order to get and file licenses/permits for many different professions. You can find the full list of license and permit bonds required by using our bond requirement search tool below.
Commonly obtained license bonds in North Carolina are contractor license bonds: specifically the landscape contractor’s licensing bond required by the North Carolina Landscape Contractor’s Licensing Board, and the modular building set-up contractor license bond required by the North Carolina Department of Insurance. Another license bond that’s frequently applied for is the motor vehicle dealer bond that’s needed to get a dealer license, which is required by the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles License & Theft Bureau.
License & Permit Bond Search
|North Carolina (Duke Energy) Electric Service Bond||Duke Energy Progress||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina 2013-2014 New Domestic Collection Agency Bond||Dept of Insurance||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Appraisal Management Company Bond||North Carolina Appraisal Board||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Barber School Guaranty Bond||Board of Barber Examiners||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Boxing & Mixed Martial Arts Promoter's Surety Bond||Dept. of Crime Control & Public Safety, Alcohol Law||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Broker Insurance Bond||Commissioner of Insurance||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Business Opportunity Surety Bond||State of North Carolina||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina City of Asheville License Bond||City of Asheville - Public Works Department||Asheville||Apply|
|North Carolina Commercial Driver Training School and Instructors Bond||NC Division of Motor Vehicles||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Community College License Bond||State Board of Community College||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Cosmetic Art Examiners Guaranty Bond||State Board of Community College||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Credit Repair License Bond||Attorney General||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Duke Energy Bond||Duke Energy||Charlotte||Apply|
|North Carolina Education Lottery Bond||North Carolina Lottery Commission||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Gas Service Bond (Piedmont Natural Gas)||Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc.||Greensboro||Apply|
|North Carolina Grain Dealer's Bond||NC Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Serv.||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina GUARANTY Bond||The North Carolina Community College System||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Guaranty Bond||North Carolina Community College System||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Highway Encroachment Installation Bond||NC Department Of Transportation - Highway Division||Graham||Apply|
|North Carolina Home Warranty Bond||State of North Carolina, County of Wake||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina In Lieu of Deposit Bond||City of New Bern||New Bern||Apply|
|North Carolina Investment Advisor's Bond||NC Secretary of State||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Irrigation Contractor's License Bond||NC Irrigation Contractors Licensing Board||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Land Use and Construction Bond||Mecklenburg County Land Use & Environmental Servic||Charlotte||Apply|
|North Carolina LAND USE and CONSTRUCTION SURETY BOND||Mecklenburg County Land Use & Environmental Servic||Charlotte||Apply|
|North Carolina Landscape Contractors' Licensing Compliance Bond||NC Landscape Contractors Board||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Loan Broker Bond||North Carolina Secretary of State||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Manufactured Housing Dealers Bond||Dept of Insurance Division of Motor Vehicle||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Modular Building Set-Up Contractor License Bond||North Carolina Department of Insurance||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Mortgage Broker Bond||North Carolina Commissioner of Banks||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Mortgage Broker Surety Bond||Commissioner of Banks||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Mortgage Lender Bond||Commissioner of Banks||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Mortgage Servicer Bond||Commissioner of Banks||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Motor Fuels Tax Liability Bond||North Carolina Department of Revenue||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title Indemnity Bond||NC DMV Vehicle Title||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond||Division of Motor Vehicles - License & Theft Bureau||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Plumbing Contractor's Bond (City of Winston-Salem)||City of Wisconsin-Salem / Inspections Division||Winston Salem||Apply|
|North Carolina Precious Metal Dealer Bond||NC Department of Public Safety||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Precious Metals Dealer (CC&PS Form 7) Bond||NC Department of Crime Control & Public Safety||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Prepaid Entertainment Bond||Attorney General||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Private Personnel Service Bond||Wage & Hour Bureau||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Private School Bond||North Carolina State Approving Agency||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Privilege License Bond||City of Greensboro||Greensboro||Apply|
|North Carolina Professional Employer Organization Bond||Department of Insurance||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||NC Department of Crime Control & Public Safety||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Public Adjuster Insurance Bond||North Carolina Dept of Insurance||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Public Utility Franchise Bond||North Carolina Utilities Commission||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Reverse Mortgage Bond||Commissioner of Banks||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Set-Up Contractor License Bond||NC Manufactured Housing Board||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Solicitor Bond||NC Sec. of State: Charitable Solicitation Section||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Tax Bond for Cigarettes||NORTH CAROLINA DEPT OF REV||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Tax Bond for Tobacco Products Other Than Cigarettes Bond||North Carolina Dept. of Revenue||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Textbook Supplier Bond||NC State Board of Education||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Union Power Cooperative Bond||Union Power Cooperative||Monroe||Apply|
|North Carolina Utility Deposit Bond||Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc.||Raleigh||Apply|
|North Carolina Utility Deposit Surety Bond||Duke Energy||Charlotte||Apply|
|North Carolina Utility Guarantee Bond||City of Statesville||Statesville||Apply|
Getting Construction Bonds for 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 surety bonds for construction projects.
Getting Court Bonds
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 North Carolina 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 surety 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.