Public Official Bonds

These bonds protect the public by guaranteeing the faithful performance of the public official’s duties of office.

Colonial is the easy choice.

Colonial Surety Company is a leading provider of public official bonds, which are often required by federal, state, county, or municipal laws to help ensure public officials adequately perform the work of the government according to the law. We’re licensed in all 50 states and U.S. territories and make it easy to obtain your I-Bond® (instant, online surety bond).

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  • A person appointed as a public official needs a public official bond.

  • The amount of the bond varies by the type of public official appointment and jurisdiction.

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

  • A public official bond is reasonably priced and easy to obtain. Colonial Surety Company offers our lowest possible rate. Premium is based on the amount of the bond required by law for a particular public official, for each public official bond.

  • 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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