New Jersey Surety Bonds2019-07-17T18:32:44+00:00

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New Jersey Surety Bonds

Surety Bonds in New Jersey

There are in excess of 712,000 businesses that call The Garden State home, and many of these businesses require surety bonds in order to obtain or renew occupational licenses, bid on public sector contracting jobs, pull permits, and provide legislated protections to their customers. There are 63 types of bonds that New Jersey state agencies require of businesses operating within its borders, while local municipalities require another 66 bond types.

BondExchange features hundreds of New Jersey agents from every corner of the state, from Trenton to Atlantic City, all of which use our network to find surety bonds for their clients.

With access to more than 30 different markets, we offer all 129 different surety bond types required in New Jersey. Our staff provides expert advice using plain English to help every type of agent with any surety bond they might need.

Popular New Jersey Surety Bond Types

BondExchange provides a single point of entry for agents to access all New Jersey surety bonds. Agents use our platform to find the correct bond for their clients, receive instant online quotes, and complete their purchase online in just a few easy steps! Here are some of the most common New Jersey surety bonds.

Alarm and Locksmith Bonds

The State of New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs requires that contractors who install fire or burglar alarms or provide locksmith services purchase a $10,000 surety bond before they can begin operations.

Financial Services Bonds

New Jersey financial service providers are often required to purchase surety bonds to protect the public from fraud or misconduct. For example, collection agencies, investment advisers, and residential mortgage lenders and brokers must file surety bonds with the state of New Jersey before offering their services to clients.

Contractor Bonds

New Jersey contractors who specialize in certain trades are required to purchase surety bonds before providing services to New Jersey residents. This includes electricians, HVAC/Refrigeration contractors, and master plumbers.

School Bonds

A number of private and vocational schools operating within the state of New Jersey are required to purchase surety bonds before collecting tuition from students. Cosmetology schools and private schools are examples, requiring bonds prior to opening their doors.

Miscellaneous Business Bonds

A number of unrelated businesses also require surety bond coverage in New Jersey. They include agricultural dealers, talent booking agencies, licensed detective agencies, and ticket agents.

Local City/County Bonds

Several New Jersey cities or counties have bond requirements for local companies. For example, the City of Camden requires secondhand dealers to be bonded before operating within city limits.

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State Bonds Municipal Bonds

Agricultural Dealer
Beverage Tax
Booking Agency ($10,000.00)
Burglar Alarm & Locksmith ($10,000.00)
Burglar Alarm Contractor ($10,000.00)
Career Consulting or Outplacement Firm ($10,000.00)
Career Counseling Service ($10,000.00)
Cigarette Distributor ($6,000.00)
Cigarette Non-Resident Wholesalers ($2,000.00)
Collection Agency ($5,000.00)
Correspondent Residential Mortgage Lender – Corporation
Correspondent Residential Mortgage Lender – Individual or Partnership
Cosmetology School
Debt Adjustment
Detective Agency License ($3,000.00)
Detective Agency License ($5,000.00)
Distributor’s Cigarette Tax Stamp Credit
Driving School ($10,000.00)
Electrical Contractor ($1,000.00)
Electric Generation Services or Gas Supply Services ($250,000.00)
Elevator, Escalator, and Moving Walkway Mechanics License ($10,000.00)
Employee Leasing Company ($100,000.00)
Employment Agency ($10,000.00)
Energy Consultant ($10,000.00)
Fire Alarm, Buglar Alarm & Locksmith ($10,000.00)
Fire Alarm & Burglar Alarm ($10,000.00)
Fire Alarm & Locksmith ($10,000.00)
Fire Alarm Contractor ($10,000.00)
Health Care Service Firm ($10,000.00)
Health Club
Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors (HVACR) ($3,000.00)
Highway Access Permit Maintenance
Highway Access Permit Restoration
Hunting & Fishing License Agent
Interlock Installer ($10,000.00)
Investment Adviser
Job Listing Firm ($10,000.00)
Locksmith ($10,000.00)
Master Plumber ($3,000.00)
Money Transmitter/Foreign Money Transmitter – Corporation
Money Transmitter/Foreign Money Transmitter – Individual or Partnership
Motor Fuels Tax – Distributor
Motor Fuels Tax – Supplier
Non Resident Insurance Broker
Pawnbroker – Corporation ($1,000.00)
Pawnbroker – Individual or Partnership ($1,000.00)
Prepaid Computer Matching Service ($10,000.00)
Private School
Professional Fund Raiser ($20,000.00)
Property Broker or Freight Forwarder BMC-84 (ICC Broker) ($75,000.00)
Public Adjuster
Public Adjuster ($10,000.00)
Residential Mortgage Broker – Corporation
Residential Mortgage Broker – Individual or Partnership
Residential Mortgage Lender – Corporation
Residential Mortgage Lender – Individual or Partnership
Security Agency License ($5,000.00)
Self-Insurer of Workers Compensation
Temporary Help Service Firm ($1,000.00)
Ticket Agent ($10,000.00)
Transient Merchant
Turnpike Toll (EZ Pass)
Used Motor Vehicle Dealer ($10,000.00)

Allentown – Borough Use of Public Space
Any Union Wage and Welfare
Atlantic City – City Auctioneer ($2,500.00)
Atlantic City – City Handbill Distributor ($10,000.00)
Bloomfield – Township Sidewalks, Curbs, Driveways, Gutters or Drains ($2,000.00)
Bordentown – Township Motor Vehicle Dealer
Brick – Township Transient Merchant
Camden – City Second Hand Storekeeper ($500.00)
Clifton – City Street Opening Permit
Dover – Township Precious Metals & Gems Dealer ($10,000.00)
East Rutherford – Borough Street Opening
Eatontown – Borough Precious Metals and Other Secondhand Goods
Franklin Lakes – Borough Septic ($1,000.00)
Generic Obligee Automobile Auctioneers Indemnity
Generic Obligee Concessionaire
Harrison – Township Plumbing/Sewer
Hudson – County Curb
IBEW Local Union 102 Payment of Employee Benefit Fund Contributions, Deductions and Wages
IBEW Local Union 164 Wage and Welfare
IBEW Local Union 269 Wage and Fringe Benefit
IBEW Local Union 351 Wage and Welfare
Installation Made Easy Inc (IME) IME Affiliate
Jersey City – City General Contractor ($15,000.00)
Jersey City – City Second Hand Dealer ($1,500.00)
Jersey City- City Sign Contractor
Jersey City – City Street Obstruction
Kearny – Township License/Permit
Lakewood – Township Peddler ($1,000.00)
Linden – City Auctioneer
Long Branch – City Street Opening
Longport – Borough Construction Code Enforcement ($4,000.00)
Longport – Borough Master Steamfitter – Heating Only ($500.00)
Lumber Liquidators Inc Installation Provider
Lyndhurst – Township License/Permit ($2,000.00)
Mahwah – Township Revegetation & Stabilization Soil Movement
Mahwah – Township Soil Movement Permit
Margate – City Construction Contractor ($4,000.00)
Medford – Township Construction Contractor ($10,000.00)
MEMO Financial Services, Inc dba MEMO MEMO Money Order
Middlesex – County Training Services: ETPL Program
Montclair – Township Street Opening ($2,000.00)
Montclair – Township Street Opening ($1,000.00)
Montclair – Township Street Opening ($5,000.00)
Newark – City Keeper of Junk Shop ($500.00)
Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters Wage and Welfare ($75,000.00)
Ocean – County Street Opening
Ocean – Township Secondhand Dealer
Operating Engineers Local 825 Wage and Welfare ($5,000.00)
Operating Engineers Local 825 Wage and Welfare ($25,000.00)
Orange & Rockland Utilities Inc Utility Deposit
Palisades Park – Township Road Opening Permit
Parsippany-Troy Hills – Township License/Permit ($1,000.00)
Passaic – County Road Opening Permit
Paterson – City License/Permit
Patterson – City Excavation Maintenance
Patterson – City Excavation Performance
Patterson – City Excavation Performance and Maintenance
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Division (UA-NJ) Wage and Benefit
Roxbury – Township Auctioneer ($3,000.00)
Steamfitters Local Union No 475 Wage and Welfare
UA Plumbers Local Union 24 Payment of Contributions
Union – Township License/Permit ($10,000.00)
Ventnor – City Construction Contractor ($4,000.00)
Vineland – City Auctioneer License
Wall – Township Auctioneer ($1,000.00)
Wayne – Township Auctioneer

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