Instantly obtain a contractor's license bond

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What Is an Alabama’s Contractor’s License Bond?

In Alabama, a contractors license and permit bond gives the contractor a legal standing to do business in the state. Contractors are required to post this bond before they can legally do business in any cities or towns. The license bond is a legally binding agreement that the contractor will complete all business according to Alabama state law and in accordance with safe business practices. This protects the contractor from fraud accusations along with legally allowing the contractor to work in his field of choice. Contractor license bonds are used to guarantee that contractors will obey they laws of the industry and follow state regulations. If a contractor fails to do this, the party whom is affected can make a claim against the contractor in order to receive compensation for any loss.

Obtaining Contractor’s License Bonds for My Trade.

Plumbers and gas fitting contractors

Contractors have to complete the  and the  provided by the Board. Once these are completed and the exam is completed successfully, you will then be provided with your license

Electrical contractors

The  is the authority that issues Alabama electrical contractors licenses. You have to complete the  and to detail your industry experience and business information. Once you pass the exam and pay all applicable fees you will be granted the right to work as an electrician. Alabama – $15,000 surety bond- Heating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractor (HVAC), Plumbing and Gas Fitting Contractor (Apply with the Board of Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigerator Contractors)

Colonial issues these contractors license bonds, as well as all other types of contractors license bonds required by Alabama counties, municipality and towns.

What is the process to obtain the bond?

Colonial offers one of they fastest ways to obtain a contractor’s license bond. We are the insurance company- which means no agent, no broker, and no middleman. There is no turnaround time to obtain your bond. The steps are simple- get a free quote online, fill out your information, answer our underwriting questions, and enter your payment method. Your bond will be available in a PDF or original form, and always accessible to you online. It’s that simple!

What Do Contractor’s License Bonds Cost?

Contractor’s License bonds are reasonable prices and easy to obtain-so that you can run your business. You may notice with other insurance agents and middlemen companies, your premium rate will fluctuate depending on your application-but not at Colonial. We offer a flat rate for each contractor’s license bond.

Does it matter where I get my bond?

It’s important to understand how surety bonds work, and the insurance company issuing your bonds. This makes it important that you find a quality insurance company licensed in your state to write surety bonds. Colonial is an A rated Surety Company by A. M. Best that has been incorporated since 1930. We are treasury listed and licenses and admitted in all US States and territories.