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Which Surety Bond Do You Need?

There are three types of surety bonds 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 important that you find a bond company that will defend you from claims.

Getting License and Permit Bonds

West Virginia 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.


West Virginia License & Permit Bond Search

West Virginia (WVCJAT)Wages & Fringe Benefits Bond West Virginia Carpenters Joint Admin. Trust Parkersburg Apply
West Virginia AEP In Lieu of Cash Deposit Bond American Electric Power Hurricane Apply
West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Alcohol Beverage Control Administration Charleston Apply
West Virginia Appraisal Management Companies Bond State of West Virgina Charleston Apply
West Virginia Collection Agency Tax Dept, Internal Auditing Division Charleston Apply
West Virginia Commercial Driver License Third Party Tester Bond Department of Motor Vehicles Charleston Apply
West Virginia Credit Services Organization Bond Secretary of State Charleston Apply
West Virginia Detectives Bond WV Secretary of State Charleston Apply
West Virginia Division of Highways Encroachment WV Depratment of Transporation Charleston Apply
West Virginia Financial Conditions Division Administrators Bond West Virginia Insurance Commissioner, Financial Co Charleston Apply
West Virginia Health Club Office of the Attorney General Charleston Apply
West Virginia Hunting & Fishing License Sales Bond West Virginia Department of Natural Resources Charleston Apply
West Virginia In Lieu of Cash Deposit Bond (AEP) American Electric Power Hurricane Apply
West Virginia Insulators Local 80- Employers Wage, Expense, Welfare and Pension Fund Payment Bond Insulators Local 80 Winfield Apply
West Virginia Money Currency Exchange, Transmission & Transportation Bond THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA Charleston Apply
West Virginia Mortgage Broker Commissioner of Banking Charleston Apply
West Virginia Motor Fuel Excise Tax Bond WV State Tax Dept. Charleston Apply
West Virginia Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Division of Motor Vehicles - Dealer Services Charleston Apply
West Virginia Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Division of Motor Vehicles - Dealer Services Charleston Apply
West Virginia Non-Intoxicating Beer Alcohol Beverage Control Administration Charleston Apply
West Virginia Notary Public Bond Secretary of State Charleston Apply
West Virginia Office of Telemarketing Registration Corporate Secretary Tax and Revenue, W VA Dept. of Tax & R Charleston Apply
West Virginia Outfitters and Guides Bond Divison of Natural Resources South Charleston Apply
West Virginia Permit Carrier Bond (WVABCA) WV Department of Revenue Charleston Apply
West Virginia Private Vocational School State of West Virginia Charleston Apply
West Virginia Prof. Fund-Raising Counsels & Prof. Solicitors Secretary of State Charleston Apply
West Virginia Professional Employer Organization West Virginia of Insurance Commissioner Charleston Apply
West Virginia Professional Fund Raising Secretary of State Charleston Apply
West Virginia Promoter's License Bond West Virginia State Athletic Commission Julian Apply
West Virginia Promoter's License Bond West Virgina State Athletic Commission Julian Apply
West Virginia Single Oil or Gas Well, Single Liquid Injection Well or Single Waste Disposal Well STATE OF WV DEP OIL & GAS DIV CHARLESTON Apply
West Virginia Single Oil or Gas Well, Single Liquid Injection Well, or Single Waste Disposal Well Bond West Virginia Dept of Environmental Protection Charleston Apply
West Virginia Utility Deposit License Potomac Edison - Credit Dept Fairmont Apply
West Virginia Wage Payment Bond (LLC, LLP, or Corp Construction Work) WV Division of Labor Charleston Apply
West Virginia Wage Payment Bond (Severance, Production, or Transportation) Division of Labor Charleston Apply
West Virginia Wage Payment Collection Surety Bond Division of Labor Charleston Apply
West Virginia Wages & Fringe Benefits IBEW Local Union 317 Huntington Apply
West Virginia Wine Supplier Bond WV Alcohol Beverage Control Administration Charleston Apply
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    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 West Virginia Surety Bonds Cost?

    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 West Virginia Surety Bonding 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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