Louisiana Surety Bonds2019-07-17T19:01:41+00:00

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Louisiana Surety Bonds

Surety Bonds in Louisiana

More than 306,000 businesses operate within the borders of Louisiana. The Pelican State requires many of these businesses to purchase surety bonds for licenses, permits, and construction contracts. There are 90 different and distinct types of bonds the Louisiana state government requires of licensed businesses, with another 52 bonds needed for the various cities and parishes in the state.

BondExchange features hundreds of Louisiana agents from every corner of the state, from Shreveport and Baton Rouge to Lafayette and New Orleans. All of these agents leverage our network to source surety bonds for their many clients.

With access to more than 30 different markets, BondExchange helps agents find any of the 142 surety bonds that Louisiana businesses may need. Our huge bond database is the engine for BondExchange.com – an easy to use platform that provides instant quotes, interest-free installment payment options, and our unique customer checkout feature.

Louisiana Surety Coverage with BondExchange

BondExchange provides complete, comprehensive access to every surety bond that Louisiana and its local municipalities may require from businesses within the state. Agents use our platform to source the correct surety bonds that their clients need, provide those clients with online instant quotes, and facilitate the completion of the application and bond purchase online. The process is quick and easy, taking just a few short steps to complete. Below is a cross-section of the different types of surety bonds that you may need to quote for your Louisiana business clients.

Financial Services Bonds

Businesses that provide financial services like investment advising, insurance brokerage, credit repair servicing, or residential mortgage lending in Louisiana need specific surety bonds to be in place before providing those services to the public.

Motor Vehicle Sales

Under Louisiana law, businesses need to secure a surety bond for many activities involving the sale of motor vehicles, including new or used vehicles sales, offering vehicles for lease or acting as a wholesaler for remanufactured, reconditioned, or rebuilt vehicles.

Fishing Industry Bonds

Louisiana’s location in the Gulf Coast makes it ideal for shellfish-related businesses. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries regulates these businesses and requires surety bonds for mussel buyers and oyster farmers.

Private Education Bonds

The Pelican State requires a number of private educational institutions to purchase surety bonds so that students can be compensated for lost tuition if the school goes out of business.. These include real estate schools, notary educational services, beauty schools, postsecondary institutions, proprietary schools, and privately owned driving schools.

Construction Licensing Bonds

In many different municipalities around the state, construction companies need to hold surety bonds for demolition, excavation, road work, and other related activities. The licenses are regulated at the local level and must be filed with the applicable city or parish.

Notary Public Bonds

Louisiana notary publics must file a $10,000 surety bond to receive a notary commission from the Secretary of State. While notary commissions last for a lifetime, the accompanying bond will need to be re-filed once every five years.

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State Bonds Municipal Bonds

Alcoholic Beverage Tax: Manufacturer or Wholesale Dealer
Appraisal Management Company ($20,000.00)
Auctioneer ($10,000.00)
Auto Title Company ($100,000.00)
Auto Title Company (Multiple Locations) ($125,000.00)
Beauty School
Beer Tax
Boxing or Wrestling Promoter
Business Opportunity Agent ($25,000.00)
Business Opportunity Seller ($50,000.00)
Collection Agency
Collect on Delivery: Freight Forwarder
Concealed Handgun Permit ($10,000.00)
Continuing Seismic Insurance ($75,000.00)
Contractor/Subcontractor Tax – Blanket
Contractor/Subcontractor Tax – Single Contract
Cotton Merchant LACC
Credit Repair Service ($100,000.00)
Escrow Agent (Bond for Deed)
Grain Dealer LACC
Home Service Contract Provider
Household Goods Carrier ($5,000.00)
Insurance Broker – Nonresident
Insurance Broker – Resident ($25,000.00)
Investment Adviser or Broker-Dealer
Livestock Market Agency or Dealer
Loan Broker ($25,000.00)
Mineral Well Driller Performance
Motor Fuels Tax – Blender
Motor Fuels Tax – Distributor
Motor Fuels Tax – Exporter
Motor Fuels Tax – Importer
Motor Fuels Tax – Interstate Motor Fuel User
Motor Fuels Tax – Permissive Supplier
Motor Fuels Tax – Special Fuel Fleet Dealer
Motor Fuels Tax – Special Fuel Retail Dealer
Motor Fuels Tax – Supplier
Motor Fuels Tax – Terminal Operator
Motor Vehicle Inspection Station ($5,000.00)
Motor Vehicle Lessor Used Motor Vehicle Facility ($10,000.00)
Motor Vehicle Lessor Used Motor Vehicle Facility (Additional Location) ($5,000.00)
Movement of Vehicles of Excess Dimensions or Weight – Special Permit Fees
Mussel Buyer Permit ($5,000.00)
New Motor Vehicle Dealer ($20,000.00)
New Motor Vehicle Dealer Used Motor Vehicle Facility ($10,000.00)
Notary Educational Services ($25,000.00)
Notary Public ($10,000.00)
Nursing Home
Pawnbroker ($50,000.00)
Pest Control Operator ($2,000.00)
Postsecondary Institution License ($10,000.00)
Private Employment Service
Privately Owned Driving School ($20,000.00)
Professional Employer Organization ($100,000.00)
Professional Solicitor ($25,000.00)
Property Broker or Freight Forwarder BMC-84 (ICC Broker) ($75,000.00)
Proprietary School – Certificate of Registration ($10,000.00)
Proprietary Schools – Solicitor’s Permit ($1,000.00)
Proprietary Schools -Solicitor(s) Permit Blanket
Public Adjuster ($50,000.00)
Public License Tag Agent ($100,000.00)
Public License Tag Agent ($125,000.00)
Real Estate Education Vendor ($5,000.00)
Real Estate School ($10,000.00)
Recreational Products Dealer ($20,000.00)
Recreational Products Dealer Used Motor Vehicle Facility ($10,000.00)
Remanufactured, Reconditioned or Rebuilt Motor Vehicle Wholesaler ($1,000,000.00)
Replacement of Oyster Shells
Residential Mortgage Lender ($25,000.00)
Residential Mortgage Lender ($50,000.00)
Residential Mortgage Originator ($25,000.00)
Right-of-Way: Installation of Water, Gas or Sanitary Sewer Lines
Sale of Checks/ Money Transmission
Self-Insurer Workers Compensation
Soft Drink Tax
Special Agent
Specialty Vehicle Dealer ($20,000.00)
Specialty Vehicle Dealer Used Motor Vehicle Facility ($10,000.00)
Surplus Lines Broker ($150,000.00)
Surplus Lines Broker ($250,000.00)
Surplus Lines Broker ($100,000.00)
Telephone Solicitor
Third Party Administrator ($50,000.00)
Third Party Administrator ($100,000.00)
Third Party Tester ($10,000.00)
Tobacco Tax
Used Motor Vehicle Dealer ($50,000.00)
Warehouse LACC
Waste Tire Transporter
Wastewater Treament Facility Performance

Alexandria – City License/Permit
Alexandria – City Utility Deposit
Any Union Wage and Welfare
Ascension – Parish License/Permit
Atchafalaya – District Oversize and Overweight Permit Annual
Baker – City License/Permit
Baton Rouge /East Baton Rouge – City / Parish Electrical Contractor ($5,000.00)
Baton Rouge /East Baton Rouge – City / Parish Fence Contractor ($1,000.00)
Baton Rouge /East Baton Rouge – City / Parish Master Plumbers ($5,000.00)
Baton Rouge – City License/Permit
Baton Rouge – City Plumber ($5,000.00)
Bossier City – City Air Conditioning, Heating, Mechanical Refigeration and Ventilation Systems ($2,500.00)
Bossier City – City Plumber and Gas Fitter ($2,500.00)
Calcasieu – Parish Road Damage
Central – City License/Permit
Cleco Power LLC Utility Deposit
Denham Springs – City License/Permit
East Feliciana – Parish Oversize & Overweight
Entergy Gulf States, Inc. Utility Deposit
Entergy Louisiana, LLC Utility Deposit
Entergy New Orleans, Inc Utility Deposit
Entergy Texas, Inc Utility Deposit
Generic Obligee Concessionaire
Gonzales – City License/Permit
Hammond – City Solicitor
Iberville – Parish Highway Permit
Installation Made Easy Inc (IME) IME Affiliate
Jefferson – Parish Plumber ($1,000.00)
Jefferson – Parish Road Damage – House Movers
Jennings – City License/Permit
Kenner – City Peddler
Lafayette – City License/Permit
Lafourche – District Levee Construction
Lake Charles – City Contractors ($7,500.00)
Leesville – City License/Permit
Lumber Liquidators Inc Installation Provider
MEMO Financial Services, Inc dba MEMO MEMO Money Order
Minden – City Transient Merchant
Monroe – City Transient Merchant
New Iberia – City License/Permit
New Orleans – City License/Permit
New Orleans – City Right of Way ($3,000.00)
Pontchartrain – District Levee Construction
Port Allen – City License/Permit
Ruston – City License/Permit
Southwestern Electric Power Utility Deposit
St. Tammany – Parish Itinerant Vendor
St. Tammany – Parish License/Permit
Sulphur – City License/Permit
Terrebonne – Parish Electrical ($5,000.00)
West Monroe – City Secondhand Dealer
Zachary – City License/Permit ($5,000.00)

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BondExchange always puts our agents first. We provide you with the best surety bond technology while prominently featuring your name and brand on all customer communication, reinforcing your agent-customer relationship. Our knowledgeable staff, all real underwriters, are available by phone, through our website chat option, or by email, waiting to answer your questions.

Single Entry-Point Solution Keeps Processes Simple

BondExchange can do what other platforms can’t. We’re the single source of surety bonds for Louisiana agents, providing access to hundreds of different types of bonds and rates from over 30 different carriers. BondExchange will save you time with our instant online application process, ensuring you can provide professional and profitable surety bond services to your client.

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