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 is the easy choice.

Colonial Surety is a leading provider of license and permit bonds. We’re licensed in all 50 states and U.S. territories and make it easy to obtain your I-Bond instantly. The license bond guarantees that the business will operate in accordance with applicable government rules and regulations. Similarly, a permit bond is required before a government agency will issue a permit to a business.

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 offers the direct and digital way to obtain a license and permit bond. We are the insurance company — which means no agent, no broker, and no middleman. 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. You may notice that with other insurance agents and middlemen companies, your premium rate will fluctuate and include additional hidden fees and costs. Colonial offers our lowest possible rate. The premium is based on the amount of the bond required by the applicable government agency.

  • It is important to understand how surety bonds work and whom the insurance company is issuing your bonds. It is easy to obtain a license and permit bond when you deal direct with a quality insurance company licensed to write surety bonds. Colonial is an A (Excellent) rated bond and insurance company by A.M. Best, that has been incorporated since 1930. We are Treasury listed, and licensed and admitted in all U.S. states and territories.

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