License & Permit Bonds

How to Become a Home Improvement Contractor in NYC


In order to legally construct, repair, remodel or add to any land or building used as a residence in New York City,  or business you may need to obtain a home improvement contractor license. Construction, replacement, or improvement of basements, driveways, fences, garages, landscapes, patios, porches, sidewalks, pools, terraces, and other structures that are next to a home or apartment building may also need to be done by a person or business with a home improvement contractor license.


Where can you instantly purchase contractor’s license surety bonds?

Colonial Surety offers a direct and digital way to obtain a contractor’s license surety bond.  We are the insurance company — which means no agent, no broker, and no middleman. The steps are easy — get a quote online, fill out your information, and enter your payment method. Your bond will be available instantly. It’s that simple!