Arizona Contractor License (Dual) Bond

A dual contractor license bond is required by the State of Arizona as a prerequisite for a licensed residential and commercial contractor to legally operate in Arizona.
Please note that the following information is related to contractor license bonds. If you are a contractor seeking information on obtaining contract surety bid and performance bonds, please visit our contract bond page.
  • In Arizona, all contractors performing work must be licensed by the state. The State of Arizona requires contractor license bonds for certain contractors to be held prior to undertaking construction services. Contractor licenses bonds generally insure that the contractor will comply with all codes and laws covered by the bond. The State of Arizona, or another local agency, will be named as the obligee on the bond. A contractor’s license bond must be obtained from an insurance company licensed to write surety bonds in Arizona.

    Dual license bond amounts are calculated by combining the amount required for residential and commercial bonds.

  • Any applicant for both a residential and commercial contractor license is required by State of Arizona statutes to obtain a bond.

  • Dual license bond amounts are calculated by combining the amount required for residential and commercial licenses.

    The bond amount for those seeking a residential general contractors license is $9,000 if contemplated gross volume per license is less than $750,000 and $15,000 if the contemplated gross volume per license is $750,000 or more.

    The bond amount for those seeking a residential specialty contractors bond is $4,250 if contemplated gross volume per license is less than $375,000 and $7,5000 if contemplated gross volume per license is $375,000 or more.

    The bond amount for those seeking a commercial general contractors license (including general engineering contractors) is $5,000 if the contemplated gross volume per license is $150,000 or less; $15,000 if the contemplated gross volume per license is in excess of $150,000 but not more than $500,000; $25,000 if the contemplated gross volume per license is in excess of $500,000 but not more than $1,000,000; $50,000 if contemplated gross volume per license is in excess of $1,000,000 but not more than $5,000,000; $75,000 if contemplated gross volume per license is in excess of $5,000,000 but not more than $10,000,000; and $100,000 if contemplated gross volume per license is over $10,000,000.

    The bond amount for those seeking a commercial specialty contractors license is $2,500 if the contemplated gross volume per license is $150,000 or less; $7,000 if the contemplated gross volume per license is in excess of $150,000 but not more than $500,000; $17,500 if the contemplated gross volume per license is in excess of $500,000 but not more than $1,000,000; $25,000 if contemplated gross volume per license is in excess of $1,000,000 but not more than $5,000,000; $37,500 if contemplated gross volume per license is in excess of $5,000,000 but not more than $10,000,000; and $50,000 if contemplated gross volume per license is over $10,000,000.

  • Colonial offers the direct and digital way to obtain an Arizona dual contractor license 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!

  • An Arizona dual contractor license 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. 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 who is the insurance company issuing your bonds. It is easy to obtain an Arizona dual contractor license bond when you deal direct with a quality insurance company licensed to write surety bonds. Colonial is an A (Excellent) rated 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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