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Which Surety Bond Do You Need?

There are three types of surety bonds that can be required of you:

  • License bonds needed for many professions such as auto dealers and mortgage lenders to operate legally.
  • Contractor bonds for public construction projects.
  • Court bonds required by the courts for various purposes.

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.


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North Dakota Auctioneer Bond Public Service Commission Bismarck Apply
North Dakota City of Williston Transient Merchant Bond Williston Williston Apply
North Dakota Collection Agency Bond Dept of Financial Institutions, Consumer Division Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Contractor License Third Party Liability Bond Public Service Commission Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Deferred Presentment Service Provider Bond ND Department of Financial Institutions Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Itinerant Merchants Bond City of Grand Forks Grand Forks Apply
North Dakota LicenseBond Department of Commerce Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Manufactured Home Installer Bond North Dakota Department of Commerce Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Mobile Home and Manufactured Home Dealer Bond Department of Transportation Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Mortgage Lender Bond Dept of Financial Instituions, Consumer Division Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond Department of Transportation - Motor Vehicle Division Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Professional Employer Organization Bond Secretary of State Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Roving Grain Buyer's Bond North Dakota Public Services COmmission Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Sales and Tax Permit Bond Office of the State Tax Commissioner Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Surety Bond for Money Brokers Dept of Financial Institutions, Consumer Division Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Transient Merchant Bond Attorney General Bismarck Apply
North Dakota Uniform Professional Fundraiser Bond Secretary of State Bismarck Apply
Freight Broker Bond (BMC-84) FMCSA N/A Apply
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Contractor License Bond Varies Varies Apply
Mechanics Lien Bond Varies Varies Apply
Customs Bond CBP N/A Apply
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Medicare/Medicaid Bond (DMEPOS) Varies Varies Apply
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Vehicle Title Bond (bonded title) Varies Varies Apply
Reclamation Bond Varies Varies Apply
Alcohol/Liquor Bond Varies Varies Apply
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Collection Agency Bond Varies Varies Apply
Fuel Tax Bond Varies Varies Apply
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Bankruptcy Trustee Bond (Court Bond) Court Requirement N/A Apply
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    Getting License and Permit Bonds

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

    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 North Dakota

    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 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 bond quote.

    Can You Get North Dakota Surety Bonds 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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