Our Story

Time is money. We get it. That’s why we make obtaining bonds and insurance simple and fast.


Colonial Surety Company is a leading, national, direct seller and writer of surety bonds, fidelity bonds and insurance products for a wide range of professionals and industries.

Founded in 1930, we proudly use our experience—plus technology—to give busy people and businesses easy, direct and digital access to our growing portfolio of bond and insurance products. Insurtech? That’s Colonial.

One size does not fit all—that’s why Colonial also excels at packaging products with value-added business services for market niches, such as contractors, attorneys and retirement plan sponsors and pension professionals. Of course, we arm agents with products for their clients too.

Powered and driven by our proprietary, scalable technology, Colonial proudly delivers user experiences that keep all of our customers moving. For example, our unique I-Bond® portfolio makes thousands of license bonds instantly and directly available to professionals across industries.


Colonial's important historic events.


Incorporated as a property and casualty insurance company in Pennsylvania


Purchased by C.S.I. Holding Corporation, the company’s current management


Became a direct writer of surety and fidelity bonds


Listed with the United States Treasury


Became an approved Federal Surety Company authorized by the U.S. Treasury Dept. to issue other insurance products


Introduced our digital bond purchase process


Completed licensing in all 50 states and US Territories


Expanded our office.


Moved through the ranks form A- to A Excellent rating by AM Best Company.


Revamped our online presence.


Introduced new surety and fidelity bonds online.


More insurance offerings to come.

6 reasons to choose us.

  1. 1
    Quick Digital Process
    We offer a streamlined purchase process that allows you to instantly purchase bonds and insurance online.
  2. 2
    Direct Insurer
    Get the convenience and cost savings of purchasing coverage straight from the source in all 50 U.S. states and territories.
  3. 3
    Innovative Products
    We’re the only company to offer cost-effective surety bonds and instant insurance products, i-bonds® and i-insurance®, for you to obtain at the click of a button.
  4. 4
    Deep Expertise
    Our customer service reps and support attorneys have decades of experience in bonding and insurance.
  5. 5
    Established in 1930, we’re rated "A" Excellent by AM Best Company, Treasury listed in all 50 states and U.S. territories, and approved by the Department of Labor, so you can count on compliance.
  6. 6
    Partnership Focused
    We offer powerful client management tools and programs from our business partners.

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