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California Surety Bonds
California is home to more businesses than any other U.S. state. Many of these businesses are required to purchase surety bond coverage in order to operate. Due to a large number of businesses and an active regulatory environment, California’s surety bond market is very large and includes over 237 unique surety bonds.
More than 1,200 agents throughout the State of California are registered with BondExchange to quote and issue bonds for their customers. BondExchange agents provide thousands of quotes on California surety bonds each month to their customers using our technology platform.
BondExchange.com connects agents to more than 30 different markets to instantly quote and issue California surety bonds at competitive prices. Our expertise and guidance is available throughout the process with our intuitive application process, live chat features, and experienced underwriting team.
BondExchange Surety Bonds in CaliforniaBondExchange offers access to all California surety bonds. Agents can generate instant quotes using our platform and streamline the process from start to finish.
Contractor License BondsThe California Contractors State License Board (CSLB) requires all contractors who perform contracts of $500 or more in total per year to obtain a contractor’s license and a $15,000 contractor license bond. Some contractors may also need a $12,500 bond of qualifying individual and/or a $100,000 LLC employee worker bond.
Motor Vehicle Dealer BondsAll new and used motor vehicle dealers must purchase a surety bond prior to opening for business. Retail dealers must purchase a $50,000 surety bond, while wholesale only or motorcycle dealers can purchase a smaller $10,000 bond.
Dishonesty BondsProtect business owners and their customers from theft of property by employees. Employee dishonesty bonds are most often needed for businesses that perform services on their customers’ premises, such as, janitorial services companies, home improvement contractors, and home health providers
Commercial Cannabis Licensee BondsWith the passage of Proposition 64, recreational marijuana sales became legal in California on January 1, 2018. With the legalization, the state included a $5,000 surety bond requirement for retailers, manufacturers, and cultivators (growers). Retailers must file the bond with the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), manufactures file the bond with the Department of Public Health, and growers file the bond with CalCannibis (a division of the Department of Food and Agriculture).
Contract BondsContract Bonds are required for project-based work, including bid bonds, performance and payment bonds, and maintenance bonds.
Permit & License BondsMany professionals and industries are required to obtain surety bond coverage in California, including pest control companies, talent agencies, and immigration consultants.
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If you’re an insurance agent in the State of California, signing up with BondExchange grants you instant access to all California surety bond types. For a complete list of bond coverage, click the box below.
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Adoption Facilitator ($25,000)
Alameda – County Streets and Highways Permit
Why Choose BondExchange for your California Surety Bonds?
BondExchange brings all California surety bonds to a single platform. You can connect your clients with the bond coverage they need, deliver instant quotes, and streamline the process using our advanced technology.
Comprehensive Service Designed Exclusively for Agents
BondExchange was developed specifically for agents to simplify how they find and obtain surety bonds in California. We combine 40 years of experience with our proprietary technology to deliver accuracy and efficiency for all aspects of the surety bonding process, including issuance, renewals, filing, reinstatements, and cancellations.
Fast, Simple Application for Agents and their Clients
We’ve tailored our platform and service to agents, but their clients benefit, too!
Our streamlined application takes the guesswork out of applying for and obtaining surety bond coverage. We’ve designed our technology to walk you through every step to ensure no details slip through the cracks. We provide insight and pro tips within the platform and help you navigate the process with confidence.
Clients get the surety bond coverage they need, and agents get a fast, simple way to grow their business.
Single-Source Platform to Access California Surety Bonds
With a single point of entry, BondExchange provides agents with access to over 10,000 surety bonds, including all unique bonds required in the State of California. Agents have the option to send clients quotes and to allow bonds to be purchased directly from the platform, all with the agent’s name and branding in focus.