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Which Surety Bond Do You Need?

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

Getting License and Permit Bonds

Alaska 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.


Alaska Surety Bond Search

Alaska Alcoholic Beverages Bond Department of Revenue Tax Division Anchorage Apply
Alaska Business License Pursuant to Cordova Munip. Co. Chapter 6.05.050 City of Cordova Cordova Apply
Alaska Collection Agency Bond Alaska Dept. of Commerce Juneau Apply
Alaska Concert Promoter Division of Corporations, Business & Professional Licensing Juneau Apply
Alaska Construction Contractor Bond Dept of Commerce, Community and Economic Developme Juneau Apply
Alaska Educational Institution Bond ACPE/Alaska commission on postsecondary education Juneau Apply
Alaska Hearing Aid Dealer Bond AK Department of Commerce Juneau Apply
Alaska Mortgage Broker Regulation Act Dept of Commerce, Community and Economic Development Anchorage Apply
Alaska Mortgage Licensee Dept of Commerce, Community and Economic Developme Anchorage Apply
Alaska Motor Vehicle Dealer's/Buyer's Agent Division of Motor Vehicles Anchorage Apply
Alaska Motor Vehicle Dealer's/Buyer's Agent Division of Motor Vehicles Anchorage Apply
Alaska Room Tax Liability Bond Municipality Of Anchorage Anchorage Apply
Alaska Tax Liability Bond Municipality Of Anchorage Anchorage Apply
Alaska Uniform Money Services Act Bond STATE OF ALASKA Anchorage 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 in Alaska

    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 Alaska 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.


    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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