Surety Bonds 101
- General Questions
- Surety Bond Costs
- Surety Bond Process
- Insider Surety Bond Tips
- Licensing Resources
- Contractor Bonding Guides
- Fidelity Bond Guides
- Surety Tools
- Surety Bond Categories
What is a security bond?
"Security bond" is a mispronunciation of surety bond, and is generally used by individuals who are unsure of what bond type they need. The resources below will help guide you to the bond type you are looking for.
The Consumer’s Guide to Surety Bonds E-Book
If you want the most thorough answers available to all of the fundamental questions related to getting a surety bond, you can download our free "Consumer's Guide to Surety Bonds" e-book. This e-book was created with first time applicants in mind, and is an excellent resource if you're unfamiliar with surety bonds.
- How surety bonds work
- How indemnity agreements affect you
- The various surety bond types required
- Surety bond pricing
- How to get bonded
- How claims affect you
This e-book was created with first time applicants in mind, and is an excellent resource if you're unfamiliar with how surety bonds work, pricing and how they can greatly affect you or your business.
Frequently Asked Questions
It is usually a mispronunciation of surety bond, which is a guarantee obligations will be met. There are hundreds of different surety bond types required such as contract bonds to guarantee a contract, court bonds required by law or the court and license & permit bonds that guarantee regulations for various occupations will be followed.
Costs will vary dramatically by the bond category, applicant and bond amount. You can apply directly on our website to get an exact price.
You only need one if it is being required of you. Surety bonds are required to operate and guarantee you will abide by the bond terms. On the other hand, fidelity bonds are usually optional and protect against employee dishonesty.