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 bond, 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.

Colonial is rated “A Excellent” by A.M. Best Company, U.S. Treasury listed, and licensed for business everywhere in the USA.

Colonial's important historic events.

1930

Incorporated as a property and casualty insurance company in Pennsylvania

1986

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

1988

Became a direct writer of surety and fidelity bonds

1992

Listed with the United States Treasury

1992

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

2001

Introduced our digital bond purchase process

2009

Completed licensing in all 50 states and US Territories

2015

Expanded our office.

2016

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

2017

Revamped our online presence.

2019

Introduced new surety and fidelity bonds online.

2020

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
    Trustworthy
    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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