License and Permit Bond Guide

What is a License Bond?

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 commercial surety bonds you need by selecting your state below. You can also search for bonds by name and industry, or view our full list of license bonds below as well. If you need help finding the commercial bonding you need, please contact us for help. Learn how choosing the wrong commercial surety bond agency can hurt you.

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Contractors

Contractor License Bond - This allows you to legally perform contracting work and protects your customers.


Customs

Customs Bond - Allows you to operate your import business and protects the public.


Freight

Freight Broker Bond (BMC-84) - This lets you become a freight broker and protects shippers and motor carriers.


Health & Medical

Health Club Bond - This allows you to legally collect membership dues up front for your health club.

Medicare / Medicaid Bond - Allows you to operate a health service provider and protects your clients.


Insurance

Insurance Broker Bond - This lets you to legally operate as an insurance broker and protects your customers.

Public Adjuster Bond - Allows you to become a public adjuster and protects your clients.

Surplus Lines Broker Bond - This lets you operate as a surplus lines broker bond and protects your customers.

Title Agency Bond - This allows you to legally become a title agent and protects your clients.


Mortgage

Mortgage Broker Bond - This lets you operate as a mortgage broker and protects your customers.

Mortgage Lender Bond - Allows you to become a mortgage lender and protects your clients.


Motor Vehicle

Auto Dealer Bond - This lets you legally operate your dealership and protects your customers.

Vehicle Title Bond (bonded title) - Allows you to transfer ownership or sell a vehicle without a valid title.


Retail & Professional Services

Alcohol / Liquor Bond - This allows you to sell or manufacture alcohol and ensures you’ll pay state sales tax.

Collection Agency Bond - This lets you open a collection agency and protects the public.

Fuel Tax Bond - Allows you to sell, distribute or mix fuel and protects the public.

Funeral Bond - This allows you to operate a funeral service provider and protects your clients.

Lottery Bond - Allows you to sell lotto tickets and protects the public.

Public Official Bond - This lets you become a public official and protects the public.

Money Transmitter Bond - Allows you to become a money transmitter and protects your customers.

Sales Tax Bond - This allows you to sell various goods and services and ensures you’ll pay state sales tax.

Small Loan Companies Bond - Allows you to operate a small loan company and protects your clients.

Telemarketing Bond - This lets you legally operate a telemarketing company and protects the public.

Tobacco Bond - This allows you to sell or distribute tobacco and ensures you’ll pay state sales tax.


Travel Agent

ARC Bond - 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.

Travel Agency Bond - This lets your travel agency collect travel booking funds (excluding airfare) and protects your clients; not to be confused with an ARC bond.


Union, Wage & Welfare

Union Bond - Allows you to hire union employees and protects their right to wages or benefits.


Utility

Utility Bond - This allows you to have utility services and protects the public or private utility companies.