Our Story

We’re all about simplifying the process of obtaining bonds and insurance.

Located in beautiful Woodcliff Lake, NJ, Colonial Surety Company has been in business since 1930. We’re a direct writer of surety, fidelity, and other insurance products—and licensed in all 50 states and US Territories.

We offer innovative products, along with a better way to purchase them. In fact, we launched our digital purchase platform way back in 2001 and continue to improve the process of getting the coverage you need.

Explore Colonial through the years.

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

2016

AM Best rating increased to "A Excellent"

6 reasons to choose us.

  1. 1
    Quick Digital Process
    We offer a streamlined purchase process that allows you to instantly obtain bonds and insurance online.
  2. 2
    Direct Insurer
    Get the convenience and cost savings of purchasing coverage straight from the source.
  3. 3
    Innovative Products
    We’re the only company to offer cost-effective ERISA bond packages with Fiduciary and Cyber Liability Insurance.
  4. 4
    Deep Expertise
    Our customer service reps and support attorneys have decades of experience in bonding and insurance.
  5. 5
    Trustworthy
    We’re listed by the U.S. Treasury and approved by the U.S. 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.

Get the word straight from our customers.

Licensed in all U.S. States and Territories

A Excellent

Treasury Listed