Which Surety Bond Do You Need?
There are three types of surety bonds that can be required of you:
- License and permit bonds needed for many professions such as auto dealers and contractors to operate legally.
- Contractor bonds for public construction projects.
- Court bonds required by the courts for various purposes.
Getting License and Permit Bonds
Oklahoma 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 below.
License & Permit Bond Search
|Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Tax Bond||Oklahoma Tax Commission||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Athlete Agent Bond||Oklahoma Secretart of State||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Bail Enforcement Bond||Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training||Ada||Apply|
|Oklahoma Boxing, Kickboxing, MMA and Wrestling Bond||Oklahoma state athletic||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma BOXING, KICKBOXING, MMA AND WRESTLING EVENTS BOND||Oklahoma State Athletic||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Building Contractor Bond||City of Enid||Enid||Apply|
|Oklahoma Cigarette Stamp & Unstamped Tobacco Products Tax Bond||Oklahoma Tax Commission||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Construction Industries Board License Bond||Oklahoma Construction Industries Board||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Credit Services Organization License Bond||OK Dept of Consumer Credit||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Gross Production Tax Bond||Oklahoma Corporation Comission Oil and Gas Divisio||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Health Spa Bond||Dept of Consumer Credit||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma HEALTH SPA REGISTRATION Bond||Oklahoma Department of Consumer Affairs||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Land Application Company Bond||Oklahoma Corporation Commission||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Manufactured Home Manufacturer's Bond||Used Motor Vehicle and Parts Commission||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Mixed Beverage Gross Receipts Tax Bond||OK Tax Commission||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Mortgage Lender Bond||Administrator of the Department of Consumer Credit||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Motor License Agent Bond||Oklahoma Tax Commission||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Non-Participating Tobacco Manufacturer Bond||Office of Attorney General, Tobacco Enforcement||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Nonresident Contractor's Bond||Oklahoma Tax Commission||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma OG & E Utility Deposit Bond||OG & E Electric Services||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Oklahoma Statutes Bond||Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training||Ada||Apply|
|Oklahoma Parent Taught Driver Education Provider Bond||OK Department of Public Safety||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Precious Metal and Gem Dealer License Bond||Oklahoma Dept. of Consumer Credit||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Private School Bond||Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Professional Employers Organizations Corporate Bond||Oklahoma Insurance Commission||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Professional Fund Raisers Bond||Oklahoma Secretary of State||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Oklahoma Secretary of State||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Public Adjuster's Bond||State of Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Supervised Lender License Bond||Administrator, Dept of Consumer Credit||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Telemarketing Bond||Office of The Attorney General||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Textbook Contract Bond||State of Oklahoma Dept of Ed.||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Textbook Sales Permit Bond (Lawton, OK)||City of Lawton||Lawton||Apply|
|Oklahoma Third Party Administrator's Bond||People of the State of Oklahoma||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Used Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond||Used Motor Vehicle and Parts Commission||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Used Motor Vehicle Salesperson's Bond||Used Motor Vehicle and Parts Commission||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Used Trailer, Automobile, Merchandise Salvage or Secondhand Auto Parts and Accessories Dealer Bond||The City of Oklahoma City-Licensing Division||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Utility Payment Bond (Oklahoma Natural Gas)||Oklahoma Natural Gas Company||Tulsa||Apply|
|Oklahoma Utility Service Bond||City of Edmond||Edmond||Apply|
|Oklahoma Well Operator Bond||Oklahoma Corporation Comission Oil and Gas Division||Oklahoma City||Apply|
|Oklahoma Wholesale Motor Vehicle Dealer's Bond||Used Motor Vehicle & Parts Commission||Oklahoma City||Apply|
Getting Contract 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 jobs.
Getting Court Bonds in Oklahoma
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 Surety Bonds in Oklahoma 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.