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Which Surety Bond in Massachusetts Do You Need?

There are three types of Massachusetts 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 crucial to find a bond company that will defend you from claims.

Getting License and Permit Bonds

Massachusetts requires license and permit bonds in order to get and file licenses/permits for many different lines of business. You can find a full list of license and permit bonds required by using our bond requirement search tool.


Massachusetts Surety Bond Search

Massachusetts Auctioneer Bond Deputy Director Boston Apply
Massachusetts Auto Repair Shop Commonwealth of MA - Div of Standards Boston Apply
Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetologists School Massachusetts Board of Cosmetology Boston Apply
Massachusetts Board Of Registration Of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons School MA Real Estate Board Boston Apply
Massachusetts Bond for Liquor License Commonwealth of Massachusetts ABCC Boston Apply
Massachusetts Bond for Professional Solicitors and Commerical Co-Venturers The Commonwealth of MA - Office of the Attorney General Boston Apply
Massachusetts City of Agawam, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond City of Agawam Agawam Apply
Massachusetts City of Attleboro, MA Used Car Dealer's City of Attleboro Attleboro Apply
Massachusetts City of Boston, MA Used Car Dealer's City of Boston Boston Apply
Massachusetts City of Cambridge, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond City of Cambridge Cambridge Apply
Massachusetts City of Canton, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond City of Canton Canton Apply
Massachusetts City of Fall River, MA Used Car Dealer's City of Fall River Fall River Apply
Massachusetts City of Lawrence, MA Used Car Dealer's City of Lawrence Lawrence Apply
Massachusetts City of Leominster, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond City of Leominster Leominster Apply
Massachusetts City of Lowell- Pawn Broker Bond City of Lowell Lowell Apply
Massachusetts City of Lynn, MA Used Car Dealer's City of Lynn, City Clerks Officer Lynn Apply
Massachusetts City of Malden, MA Used Car Dealer's City of Malden Malden Apply
Massachusetts City of Marlborough, MA Used Car Dealer Department of Municipal Licensing Marlborough Apply
Massachusetts City of Medford, MA Used Car Dealer's City of Medford Medford Apply
Massachusetts City of Melrose, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond City of Melrose Melrose Apply
Massachusetts City of Northampton, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Northampton Northampton Apply
Massachusetts City of Peabody, MA Used Car Dealer's City of Peabody Peabody Apply
Massachusetts City of Pittsfield, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond City of Pittsfield Pittsfield Apply
Massachusetts City of Saugus, MA Used Car Dealer Bond City Of Saugus Saugus Apply
Massachusetts City of Somerset, MA Used Car Dealer's City Of Somerset Somerset Apply
Massachusetts City of Somerset, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond City of Somerset Somerset Apply
Massachusetts City of Somerville, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond City of Somerville Somerville Apply
Massachusetts City of Taunton, MA Used Car Dealer's City of Taunton Taunton Apply
Massachusetts City of Westfield, MA Used Car Dealer's City of Westfield Westfield Apply
Massachusetts City of Worcester, MA Used Car Dealer's City of Worcester Worcester Apply
Massachusetts Contractor Guarrantee Tax Bond MA Department of Revenue, Audit Division Chelsea Apply
Massachusetts Contractor License - Lynnfield, MA Town of Lynnfield Lynnfield Apply
Massachusetts Cosmetology School State of Massachusetts Board of Cosmetology Boston Apply
Massachusetts Debt Collector Bond Massachusetts Division of Banks Boston Apply
Massachusetts Detectives Bond Commonwealth of Massachusetts Boston Apply
Massachusetts Driving School Bond Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles Boston Apply
Massachusetts Electric Vehicle Registration Permit Bond Commonwealth of Massachusetts, RMV Quincy Apply
Massachusetts Employment Agency License MA Commonwealth Boston Apply
Massachusetts Health Club Massachusetts Attorney General Boston Apply
Massachusetts Local No.12 Trust Funds and Other Funds Payment Bond Trustees of Plumbers Union Local 12 Trust Funds Boston Apply
Massachusetts Massachusetts Used Car Dealer's City of Gardner Gardner Apply
Massachusetts Money Transmitter Bond MA Division of Banks Boston Apply
Massachusetts Mortgage Broker Bond Division of Banks Boston Apply
Massachusetts Mortgage Lender Treasurer and Reciever General Boston Apply
Massachusetts Mortgage Loan Originator Bond Division of Banks Boston Apply
Massachusetts Private Occupational School Bond MA Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education Boston Apply
Massachusetts Professional Solicitors and Commerical Co-venturers Commonwealth of Massachusetts Boston Apply
Massachusetts Public Official Bond Town of Swansea Swansea Apply
Massachusetts Public Warehouses Dept of Public Safety Boston Apply
Massachusetts Real Estate Broker Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure Boston Apply
Massachusetts Seafood Auction Purchaser Bond BASE (WHALING CITY SEAFOOD DISPLAY AUCTION) New Bedford Apply
Massachusetts Second Hand Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond City Of New Bedford New Bedford Apply
Massachusetts Second Hand Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Town of Uxbridge Uxbridge Apply
Massachusetts SIGN PERMIT BOND City of Haverhill Haverhill Apply
Massachusetts Town fo Bourne, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Bourne Buzzards Bay Apply
Massachusetts Town of Abington, MA Used Car Dealer's Town of Abington Abington Apply
Massachusetts Town of Amherst, MA Used Car Dealer's Town of Amherst Amherst Apply
Massachusetts Town of Andover, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Andover Andover Apply
Massachusetts Town of Auburn, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Auburn Auburn Apply
Massachusetts Town of Barnstable, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Barnstable Licensing Division Hyannis Apply
Massachusetts Town of Barnstable, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Barnstable Hyannis Apply
Massachusetts Town of Belchertown, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Belchertown Belchertown Apply
Massachusetts Town of Carver, MA Used Car Dealer Town of Carver Licensing Authority Carver Apply
Massachusetts Town of Danvers, MA Used Car Dealer's Town of Danvers Danvers Apply
Massachusetts Town of Dudley, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town Of Dudley, MA Dudley Apply
Massachusetts Town of Easton, MA Used Car Dealer Bond Town of Easton North Easton Apply
Massachusetts Town of Framingham, MA Used Car Dealer Town of Framingham Framingham Apply
Massachusetts Town of Franklin, MA Used Car Dealer Town of Franklin Franklin Apply
Massachusetts Town of Franklin, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Franklin Franklin Apply
Massachusetts Town of Gill, MA Used Car Dealer Bond Town of Gill Gill Apply
Massachusetts Town of Groton, MA Used Car Dealer Town of Groton Groton Apply
Massachusetts Town of Hampden, MA Used Car Dealer's Town of Hampden Hampden Apply
Massachusetts Town of Haverhill, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Haverhill Haverhill Apply
Massachusetts Town of Hopedale, MA Used Car Dealer Bond Town of Hopedale Hopedale Apply
Massachusetts Town of Kingston, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Kingston Kingston Apply
Massachusetts Town of Marblehead, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Marblehead Marblehead Apply
Massachusetts Town of Mendon, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Mendon Mendon Apply
Massachusetts Town of Middleton, MA Used Car Dealer's Town of Middleton Middleton Apply
Massachusetts Town of Milford, MA Used Car Dealer's Town of Milford Milford Apply
Massachusetts Town of Natick, MA Used Car Dealer's Town of Natick Natick Apply
Massachusetts Town of Needham, MA Used Car Dealer Bond Town of Needham Needham Heights Apply
Massachusetts Town of North Andover, MA Used Car Dealer's Town of North Andover North Andover Apply
Massachusetts Town of North Attleboro, MA Used Car Dealer Town of North Attleboro North Attleboro Apply
Massachusetts Town of North Oxford, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of North Oxford North Oxford Apply
Massachusetts Town of Orange, MA Used Car Dealer Bond Town of Orange Orange Apply
Massachusetts Town of Oxford, MA Used Car Dealer Bond Town Of Oxford North Oxford Apply
Massachusetts Town of Randolph, MA Used Car Dealer Town of Randolph Randolph Apply
Massachusetts Town Of Raynham, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town Of Raynham Raynham Apply
Massachusetts Town Of Reading, MA Used Car Dealer's Town Of Reading Reading Apply
Massachusetts Town of Rockland, MA Used Car Dealer's Town of Rockland Rockland Apply
Massachusetts Town of Rowley, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town Of Rowley Rowley Apply
Massachusetts Town of Salisbury, MA Used Car Dealer's Town of Salisbury Salisbury Apply
Massachusetts Town of Southwick, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Southwick Southwick Apply
Massachusetts Town of Stoughton, MA Used Car Dealer Bond Town of Stoughton Stoughton Apply
Massachusetts Town of Sturbridge, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Sturbridge Sturbridge Apply
Massachusetts Town of Swansea, MA Used Car Dealer Bond Town of Swansea Swansea Apply
Massachusetts Town of Walpole, MA Used Car Dealer Bond Town of Walpole Accord Apply
Massachusetts Town of Wareham, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Wareham Wareham Apply
Massachusetts Town of West Bridgewater, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of West Bridgewater West Bridgewater Apply
Massachusetts Town of Weston - Street Opening Permit Bond The Town of Weston Weston Apply
Massachusetts Town of Westport, MA Used Car Dealer Town of Westport, MA Westport Apply
Massachusetts Town of Winchendon, MA Used Car Dealer's Bond Town of Winchendon Winchendon Apply
Massachusetts Town of Yarmouth, MA Used Car Dealer Bond Town of Yarmouth South Yarmouth Apply
Massachusetts Uniform Surety State of Massachusetts Securities Division Boston Apply
Massachusetts Uniform Surety Investment Adviser Licensing Section Boston Apply
Massachusetts Used Car Dealer's Town of Dighton North Dighton Apply
Massachusetts Utility Deposit Bond NSTAR Electric Company Westwood Apply
Massachusetts Welfare and Pension Fund Assessments Payment Bond New England Regional Council of Carpenters, United Boston Apply
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    Getting Contract Bonds for Jobs

    Contractor 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 jobs.

    Getting Court Bonds in Massachusetts

    Court bonds aren’t needed as often as the other 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 Massachusetts Surety Bonds Cost?

    Surety bonds generally cost 1-15% of the required bond amount. Surety bond 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 bond quote.

    Can You Get Surety Bonds in Massachusetts 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 credit issues. However, it is more difficult to get contract bonds with bad credit.


    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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