Surety Bonds

Which Types of Alabama Public Officials Require a Surety Bond?


Prior to assuming office, myriad Alabama public officials need to file a surety bond as a prerequisite to commencing their term.

Below, we will discuss a number of categories of public officials who statutorily require a bond. However, if your category is not mentioned – and you are a public official who requires a surety bond — we will still likely be able to accommodate that need.

Below is public official who require a surety bond:

  • Chief Clerks
  • Alabama Probate Judges
  • Alabama County Officials
  • Country Treasurers

How Much Does a Public Official Bond Cost?

Since we do not have any middlemen or insurance agents associated with us, Colonial Surety delivers our lowest possible rate to our clients. Premiums are habitually centered around the quantity of the bond needed by law for the specific public official.

What is the Process of Obtaining a Public Official Bond?

Colonial Surety allows you to print or e-file your i-bond using our online portal. Colonial was incorporated in 1930 and consistently maintains an A (Excellent) rated bond and insurance company by A.M. Best. Contact us today to learn more about public official bonds.