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New York Surety Bonds

Surety Bonds in New York

The Empire State is home to over 1.5 million businesses, many of which are required by state and local agencies to purchase surety bond coverage. There are more than 260 different bond types that businesses must obtain, and they rely on New York agents to help them purchase the right bond coverage when they need it.

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BondExchange Surety Coverage in New York

As a comprehensive provider, BondExchange gives you access to ALL surety bonds required by state and local agencies in New York. Use our platform to find the bond your client needs, get an instant quote, and complete the application process—it’s that easy! Below are some popular bonds in New York.

Nail Salon Bonds

Businesses who provide nail specialty services are required by the New York Department of State to file a surety bond between $25,000 and $125,000 to guarantee the payment of wages and benefits due to employees.

Administrators for the estate of a deceased, incompetent, or minor person may be required by a New York court to obtain an administrator bond to protect the assets of the estate.

Street Obstruction Bonds

Contractors performing work in New York City will often be required to purchase a Street Obstruction surety bond to ensure city streets are returned to their original condition. The bond amount varies based on the number of locations:
# of Locations Bond Amount
1 2-50 51-100 >100 $10,000 $50,000 $100,000 $250,000

Motor Vehicle Dealer Bonds

To obtain licensing in New York state, new (franchise) motor vehicle dealers must purchase a $50,000 surety bond, used motor vehicle dealers who sell 50 or fewer vehicles must purchase a $20,000 surety bond, and used dealers who sell more than 50 vehicles must purchase a $100,000 surety bond.

Liquor Permit Bonds

The New York State Liquor Authority requires liquor manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers to file a surety bond to obtain a license to operate in the state. The bond amount depends on the type of license, with most retailers needing a $1,000 bond.

Insurance Adjuster Bonds

Independent and public adjusters must file a $1,000 surety bond with the New York Superintendent of Insurance to be licensed as an adjuster. The bond protects the public from fraudulent or dishonest practices by the adjuster.

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State Bonds Municipal Bonds

Appearance Enhancement Business
Appearance Enhancement Wage Payment (Nail Salon)
Authorized Sanctioning Entity ($10,000.00)
Authorized Sanctioning Entity ($20,000.00)
Automobile Brokers ($100,000.00)
Bail Agent License ($5,000.00)
Bail Enforcement Agent ($500,000.00)
Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts Promoter ($10,000.00)
Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts Promoter ($20,000.00)
Budget Planner (New York Instruments) ($250,000.00)
Change of Resident Status – Special Accruals
Cigarette Stamp Tax Credit
Concessionaire
Distributor of Alcoholic Beverages
Distributor of Motor Fuel and/or Diesel Motor Fuel
Donated Food Processor
Eminent Domain Performance
Employment Agency
Enviromental Conservation Performance
Excess Line Broker
E-Z Pass Tags or Special Hauling Permits
Farm Products Dealer
Games of Chance
Health Club
Highway Permit/ Encroachment Performance
Hunting & Fishing License Issuing Officer
Immigrant Assistance Services Provider
Importing/Exporting Transporter of Motor Fuel ($2,000.00)
Independent Adjuster ($1,000.00)
Installer of Manufactured Homes – Corporation ($10,000.00)
Installer of Manufactured Homes – Sole Proprietor ($10,000.00)
Licensed Mortgage Bankers
Liquor Permit
Liquor Permit ($1,000.00)
Lost Securities
Manager Animal Pound or Shelter
Manufacturer of Manufactured Homes – Corporation ($50,000.00)
Manufacturer of Manufactured Homes – Sole Proprietor ($50,000.00)
Mechanic of Manufactured Home – Corporation ($5,000.00)
Mechanic of Manufactured Home – Sole Proprietor ($5,000.00)
Milk Dealer
Mined Land Reclamation
Money Transmitter (New York Instruments) ($500,000.00)
Money Transmitter (New York Traveler’s Checks) ($750,000.00)
Mortgage Loan Originator – Entity
Mortgage Loan Originator – Individual
Motor Fuel Terminal Operator ($10,000.00)
Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Course – Alternate Delivery Method (ADM) ($100,000.00)
Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title
Motor Vehicle Dealer ($50,000.00)
Motor Vehicle Dealer ($20,000.00)
Motor Vehicle Dealer ($100,000.00)
Motor Vehicle Dealer ($10,000.00)
Motor Vehicle Dealer ($25,000.00)
Nursing Facility – Resident’s Personal Funds Trust Fund
Oversize and/or Overweight Hauling Permit
Private Investigator ($10,000.00)
Private School
Professional Employer Organization ($75,000.00)
Professional Fund Raiser ($10,000.00)
Property Broker or Freight Forwarder BMC-84 (ICC Broker) ($75,000.00)
Public Adjuster ($1,000.00)
Public Official
Registered Mortgage Brokers
Registered Mortgage Loan Servicers
Retailer of Manufactured Homes – Corporation ($25,000.00)
Retailer of Manufactured Homes – Sole Proprietor ($25,000.00)
Right of Way Work Performance
Second Hand Motor Vehicle License ($1,000.00)
Self-Insurer Diability Benefits Law
Self-Insurers’ Representative ($5,000.00)
Self-Insurer Workers Compensation
Service Contract Provider ($50,000.00)
Solid Waste Transfer Station
Telemarketers ($25,000.00)
Ticket Resellers ($25,000.00)
Traffic Signal Maintenance
Watch, Guard or Patrol Agency ($10,000.00)
Well Plugging and Surface Restoration
Wholesale Dealer of Cigarettes ($10,000.00)
Wrestling Promoter ($20,000.00)

Albany – City Sewer Permit Performance ($10,000.00)
Albany – City Street Opening ($5,000.00)
Albany – City Vacant Property ($10,000.00)
Albertson Water District Plumbing
American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc (AMEX) MoneyGram Agency and Trust Agreement
Amsterdam – City License/Permit
Any Union Wage and Welfare
Asphalt Workers Local Union 1018 Wage and Welfare
Auburn – City Auctioneer ($1,000.00)
Babylon – Township Permit / Excavation in Streets Performance
Babylon – Township Second Hand Dealer
Bayville – Village License/Permit
Beacon – City Street Opening ($10,000.00)
Bedford – Township Corporation Plumber ($10,000.00)
Bedford – Township Individual Plumber ($10,000.00)
Beekman – Township Driveway Permit
Bethlehem – Township License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Bethpage Water District Plumbing
Binghamton – City Auctioneer ($5,000.00)
Blasdell – Village Plumbing ($25,000.00)
Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local Union 1, NY Wage and Welfare
Brookhaven – Township Highway Permit
Buffalo – City Auctioneer ($5,000.00)
Buffalo – City Collection Agency ($5,000.00)
Buffalo – City Construction in Street
Buffalo – City General Contractor
Buffalo – City Heating Contractor ($10,000.00)
Buffalo – City Pawnbroker ($5,000.00)
Buffalo – City Plumber/Sewer Contractor ($2,000.00)
Buffalo – City Self Service Laundries and/or Dry Cleaners ($2,000.00)
Buffalo – City Sign Erector ($10,000.00)
Building, Concrete, Excavating and Common Laborers Union Local 731 Wage and Welfare
Carmel – Township Site Improvement
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Utility Deposit
Clarkstown – Township Excavations for Sewer Connections ($10,000.00)
Clarkstown – Township Solicitor ($1,500.00)
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison) Utility Deposit
Corning – City Peddler ($1,000.00)
Cortlandt – Township License/Permit
Cortlandt – Township Street Opening ($5,000.00)
East Hills – Village License/Permit
East Hills – Village Street Opening ($20,000.00)
East Rockaway – Village License/Permit
Electrical Industry Board of Nassau and Suffolk Counties, NY, IBEW Local 25 Wage and Welfare
Ellicottville – Township Highway Permit
Empire State Carpenters Local 11 Wage and Welfare
Erie – County Sewer
Evans – Township License/Permit
Falconer – Village Sign Contractor
Farmingdale – Village License/Permit
Franklin Square Water District Plumbing Contractor ($1,000.00)
Franklinville – Township Road Damage
Freeport – Village Street Opening
Fulton – City Auctioneer ($5,000.00)
Generic Obligee Concessionaire
Gloversville – City Master Plumber ($2,500.00)
Goshen – Village Solicitor ($5,000.00)
Great Neck Plaza – Village License/Permit
Greece – Township License/Permit
Halfmoon – Township Peddler ($1,000.00)
Hamburg – Township License/Permit
Haverstraw – Township Peddler ($1,500.00)
Head of the Harbour – Village License/Permit ($1,000.00)
Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers Local No 12 Wage and Welfare
Hempstead – Township Openings into Sewers and Drains ($5,000.00)
Hempstead – Township Second Hand Dealer ($2,000.00)
Hempstead – Village Openings into Sewers, Drains or Water Distribution Systems
Hicksville – City Sewer
Huntington – Township License/Permit
Hyde Park – City Street Opening
IBEW Local Union 363 Wage and Welfare ($20,000.00)
IBEW Local Union 3 Wage and Welfare
IBEW Local Union 43 Wage and Welfare
Ilion – Village Master Plumber ($5,000.00)
Installation Made Easy Inc (IME) IME Affiliate
International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 282 Wage and Welfare
Irondequoit – Township License/Permit
Islip – Township License/Permit
Islip – Township Waste Disposal Fees
Jamestown – City Yearly Excavation Permit ($20,000.00)
Jericho Water District Plumbing Contractor
Kenmore – Village Sign Contractor ($5,000.00)
KeySpan Gas East Corporation dba National Grid Utility Deposit
Kingston – City License/Permit
Kingston – City Subdivision ($5,000.00)
Kinston – City Completion
Kirkwood – Township Street Opening
Lackawanna – City License/Permit
Lagrange – Township Driveway Permit
Lakewood – Village Plumbers
Lancaster – Township Street Opening ($5,000.00)
Local No 7 Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Wage and Welfare
Local Union 373 of the United Association of Journeymen Wage and Welfare
Locust Valley – City Plumbing
Long Beach – City Towing
Long Island Lighting Company dba LIPA Utility Deposit
Lumber Liquidators Inc Installation Provider
Lynbrook – Village License/Permit
Machias – Township Street Permit
Mamaroneck – Township Solicitor ($1,000.00)
Mason Tenders Industry Fund Wage and Welfare
Massapequa Park – Village Second Hand Dealer
MEMO Financial Services, Inc dba MEMO MEMO Money Order
Metal Lathers Union Local 46 Wage and Welfare
Middletown – City Peddler
Monroe – Township Street Opening
Montebello – Village Peddler ($1,500.00)
Mount Kisco – Village Electrical Contractor
Mount Vernon – City Peddler ($1,000.00)
Mount Vernon – City Street Opening ($2,000.00)
Nassau – County Laundromat ($10,000.00)
Nassau – County License/Permit ($25,000.00)
Nassau – County Second Hand Dealer
National Fuel Gas Company Utility Deposit
Newburgh – City License/Permit
Newburgh – City Street Opening
Newburgh – Township Blasting Permit
New Castle – Township Plumber – Corporation ($3,000.00)
New Castle – Township Plumber – Individual ($3,000.00)
New Paltz – Village Street Opening
New Rochelle – City Auctioneer ($5,000.00)
New Rochelle – City Dealer in Second Hand Articles ($500.00)
New Rochelle – City Door to Door Vendor ($500.00)
New Rochelle – City Door to Door Vendor ($1,000.00)
New Rochelle – City Fixed Location Vendor ($500.00)
New Rochelle – City Itinerant Vendor’s License ($500.00)
New Rochelle – City Pawnbroker’s or Collateral Loan License ($1,000.00)
New York – City Auctioneer ($2,000.00)
New York – City Building Operations Permit: More Than One Location ($25,000.00)
New York – City Building Operations Permit: One Location Liability ($5,000.00)
New York – City Car Washes ($30,000.00)
New York – City Car Washes ($150,000.00)
New York – City Cigarette Stamp Tax Credit
New York – City Debt Collection Agency ($5,000.00)
New York – City Employment Agency ($5,000.00)
New York – City Employment Agency, Models or Foreign Domestic Help ($10,000.00)
New York – City For-Hire Vehicle Base Station License ($5,000.00)
New York – City Garage/Parking Lot ($2,500.00)
New York – City Immigration Assistance Service Provider ($50,000.00)
New York – City Laundries ($500.00)
New York – City Laundromat ($500.00)
New York – City Laundry Agent Drive ($500.00)
New York – City Laundry Jobbers ($500.00)
New York – City Licensed Home Improvement Contractor ($20,000.00)
New York – City Oil Buring Equipment Installer ($2,500.00)
New York – City Pawn Broker ($10,000.00)
New York – City Process Server Individual ($10,000.00)
New York – City Process Serving Agency ($100,000.00)
New York – City Reselling Tickets of Admission ($1,000.00)
New York – City Retail Laundry ($500.00)
New York – City Second Hand Dealer – General ($1,000.00)
New York – City Second Hand Dealer – Management ($1,000.00)
New York – City Second Hand Dealer of Firearms ($1,000.00)
New York – City Sewer Tap
New York – City Shooting Gallery ($1,000.00)
New York – City Storage Warehouse ($10,000.00)
New York – City Street Obstruction: 1 LOCATION ($10,000.00)
New York – City Street Obstruction: 2-50 LOCATIONS ($50,000.00)
New York – City Street Obstruction: 51-100 LOCATIONS ($100,000.00)
New York – City Street Obstruction: MORE THAN 100 LOCATIONS ($250,000.00)
New York – City Talent Agency ($10,000.00)
New York – City Taxicab Agent ($50,000.00)
New York – City Tow Truck Company ($5,000.00)
New York District Council of Carpenters Wage and Welfare
New York State Electric & Gas Corporation Utility Deposit
Niagara Falls – City Excavation ($10,000.00)
Niagara Falls – City Junk Dealer ($500.00)
Niagara Falls – City License/Permit
Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation dba National Grid Utility Deposit
North Castle – Township Plumbing
North Hempstead – Township Fence Contractor ($10,000.00)
North Hempstead – Township License/Permit
North Hempstead – Township Second Hand Dealer
North Hempstead – Township Sign Contractor ($10,000.00)
North Hempstead – Township Waste Disposal
North Tonawanda – City License/Permit
Oneonta – City Peddler ($5,000.00)
Operative Plasterers Local 530 Wage and Welfare
Orange & Rockland Utilities Inc Utility Deposit
Orange – County Private Sewer System Connection
Orange – County Street Opening
Orangetown – Township Sewer Registration ($25,000.00)
Oyster Bay – Township Excavation
Oyster Bay – Township License/Permit
Oyster Bay – Township Payment of Incinerator Fees
Oyster Bay – Township Second Hand Dealer
Oyster Bay – Township Street Opening ($10,000.00)
Painters and Allied Trades Union Local 1486 Wage and Welfare
Painters District Council Union Local 9 Wage and Welfare
Patterson – Township Site Improvement
Pavers and Road Builders District Council Local 1010 and Local 1018 Wage and Welfare
Peekskill – City License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Perinton – Township Street Obstruction
Pittsford – Township Plumber ($5,000.00)
Plandome Heights – Village License/Permit
Plattsburgh – Township Peddler ($3,000.00)
Plumbers And Pipefitters Union Local 520 Wage and Welfare
Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local 21 Wage and Welfare
Plumbers Local Union No 1 Wage and Welfare
Plumbers Local Union No 2 Wage and Welfare
Port Washington North – Village Road Opening ($10,000.00)
Port Washington North – Village Sidewalk, Apron, Curb & Cut ($10,000.00)
Port Washington Water District Plumbing Contractor
Potsdam – Village Vendor ($1,000.00)
Poughkeepsie – Township Street Opening ($10,000.00)
Pound Ridge – Township License/Permit
Pound Ridge – Township Master Heating License
Putnam – County Home Improvement Contractor ($25,000.00)
Putnam – County HVAC Contractor ($25,000.00)
Putnam – County License and Permit
Putnam – County Plumbing Contractor ($25,000.00)
Putnam Valley – Township Erosion Control ($10,000.00)
Queensbury – Township Transient Merchant
Ramapo – Township Peddler ($1,500.00)
Ramapo – Township Sewer System License ($10,000.00)
Riverhead – Township Highway Permit
Road Sprinkler Fitters and Apprentices Local Union 669 Contractor’s Wage and Fringe Benefits ($50,000.00)
Rochester Carpenters Local Union No 85 Fringe Benefit Payment
Rochester – City Auctioneer ($1,000.00)
Rochester – City Commercial Traveler ($5,000.00)
Rochester – City Pawnbroker ($10,000.00)
Rochester – City Solicitor ($500.00)
Rockland – County Drainage Permit
Rockland – County License/Permit
Rockland – County Second Hand Gem Dealer/ Precious Metals Dealer ($2,000.00)
Rockville Centre – Village Street Opening ($20,000.00)
Roslyn – Village License/Permit ($2,000.00)
Rye Brook – Village License/Permit
Rye – City Peddler
Rye – City Plumbing Contractor ($3,000.00)
Santo Tours License to Purchase Tour Packages ($20,000.00)
Saugerties – Township License/Permit
Schenectady – City Auctioneer ($50,000.00)
Schenectady – City License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Schroon – Township Mobile Home Park ($1,000.00)
Sheet Metal Workers Union Local 28 Payment of Fringe Contributions
Sleepy Hollow (formerly North Tarrytown) – Village Laundromat
Sleepy Hollow – Village License/Permit ($1,000.00)
Smithtown – Township Solicitor
Spring Valley – Village License/Permit ($10,000.00)
Staten Island – Borough Street Obstruction
Steamfitters Local 638 Fringe Benefit Payment
Stony Point – Township Peddler ($1,500.00)
Suffolk – County License/Permit
Suffolk – County Precious Metals Dealer
Suffolk – County Septic Industry
Suffolk – County Sewer Connection – General Permit
Suffolk – County Sewer Connection – Special Permit
Sullivan – County Second Hand Precious Metal and Gem Dealer ($2,000.00)
Sullivan – Township License/Permit
Syracuse – City Auctioneer ($5,000.00)
Syracuse – City HVAC ($5,000.00)
Tarrytown – Village Electrician ($5,000.00)
Tarrytown – Village Plumbing Contractor ($5,000.00)
Tonawanda – City License/Permit
Tonawanda – Township Plumber ($5,000.00)
Tuxedo Park – Village Site Improvement per Section 100-44B
Ulster – County License/Permit
Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board Registered Agent (Unemployment Appeal Board) ($500.00)
United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America Local 501 Wage and Welfare
United Union Of Roofers Waterproofers and Allied Workers Local Union 8 Wage and Welfare
Utica – City Auctioneer
Valley Stream – Village License/Permit ($2,000.00)
Vestal – Township Street Opening ($1,000.00)
Vigo Remittance Corp. & Company Money Transmitter ($10,000.00)
Walden – Village Sidewalk Opening
Walden – Village Street Opening
Warwick – Village License/Permit
Watertown – City Auctioneer ($2,000.00)
Webster – Township License/Permit
West Babylon – Township Sewer
Westbury – Village License/Permit
Westbury Water District Sewer/Plumbing
Westchester – County For Hire Vehicle Base Station
Westchester – County License/Permit
Westchester – County Sewer System Conection Permit ($5,000.00)
Westfield – Village Mobile Home Set Up Contractor
White Plains – City Coin Operated Laundry ($1,000.00)
White Plains – City Street Opening
Yonkers – City Auctioneer ($5,000.00)
Yonkers – City Laundromat ($5,000.00)
Yonkers – City Sewer or Drain Openings ($10,000.00)
Yonkers – City Sewer or Drain Openings ($50,000.00)
Yorktown – City Master Plumber ($5,000.00)
Yorktown – Township Erosion Control ($10,000.00)

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