License & Permit Bonds

License bonds are required by federal, state, and local government agencies as prerequisites for many licensed businesses to legally operate. Permit bonds are required before a government agency will issue a permit to a business.

Colonial Surety Company provides special forms as required by the obligee (entity requiring the bond), online, instantly, and specifically. You do not have to run around trying to obtain the correct bond form, we most likely have it. Our library of special bond forms for license and permit bonds is up to 4000 and growing. If we do not have the correct bond form, we will get it for you and add it to our library of online applications.


Watch a brief video about License and Permit bonds or pick your bond class below and get your bond.


Colonial is the easy choice.

In many fields, a license bond is a prerequisite toward licensure. Similarly, permit bonds are frequently required by public agencies regulating projects and businesses.

Across the country, a diversity of individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses rely on Colonial Surety Company for instant and affordable license and permit bonds.

Using Colonial’s user-friendly, self-service online platform, all kinds of small businesses and entrepreneurs can easily and directly select and secure the license and permit bonds they need. With over 4,000 license and permit bonds available digitally, Colonial makes it possible for people all across the country to quote, purchase and instantly obtain the license and permit bonds required to realize their career and business goals.

 Just select the bond you need, obtain your quote, enter a payment method and print or download your bond, instantly, from anywhere! At Colonial, it’s that simple!


Frequently Asked Questions

  • A business required by a government agency to obtain a bond as a condition to granting a license or permit.

  • The amount of the bond will vary based on the type of business and the particular government agency requiring the bond.

  • Colonial Surety Company offers the direct and digital way to obtain a license and permit bond. We make it easy to obtain your bond instantly. The steps are simple — get a quote online, fill out your information, and enter your payment method. Print your bond from your home or office. It’s that simple!

  • A license and permit bond is reasonably priced and easy to obtain. Colonial Surety Company offers our lowest possible rate. The premium is based on the amount of the bond required by the applicable government agency.

  • Yes, it is important that you purchase your bond from a quality and financially-secure company. Incorporated since 1930, Colonial Surety Company is an A (Excellent) rated insurance company by A.M. Best. We are Treasury listed, licensed and admitted in all U.S. states and territories.

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