Types of Surety Bonds in Pennsylvania
You may need one of these three types of bonds in Pennsylvania:
- You’ll have to get a commercial bond (known as a license bond) to start a business as a mortgage broker, auto dealer, and a number of other professions.
- You’ll need contract bonds to participate in many types of public and private construction projects.
- You may have to get a court bond if a court requires you to - in connection with an appeal or appointment as a guardian.
Want to find the bond you need? Just consult the table below and apply for your free quote online.
Find Your Pennsylvania Surety Bond
|Freight Broker Bond (BMC-84)||N/A||FMCSA||Apply Now|
|General license & permit bond (not listed)||N/A||N/A||Apply Now|
|Contractor License (No P&P Language) Bond||Telecommunications Installing and Operating Bond||City of Pittsburgh||Apply Now|
|Contractor License (No P&P Language) Bond||Road Weight Permit Bond||Township of Nottingham||Apply Now|
|Contractor License (No P&P Language) Bond||Road Weight Permit Bond||Township of Burlington||Apply Now|
|Contractor License (No P&P Language) Bond||Peters Township, PA Road Weight Permit Bond||Peters Township||Apply Now|
|Contractor License (No P&P Language) Bond||Union Township, PA Road Weight Permit Bond||Union Township||Apply Now|
|Excess Weight, Other Highway & Street Permit Bond||Surety Bond (Street Permit)||PENNDOT - Bureau of Maintenance & Operations||Apply Now|
|Excess Weight, Other Highway & Street Permit Bond||Pine Township Excess Weight Permit Bond||Pine Township||Apply Now|
|Excess Weight, Other Highway & Street Permit Bond||City of Pittsburgh, PA Excess Weight Bond||City Of Pittsburgh||Apply Now|
|Excess Weight, Other Highway & Street Permit Bond||Weight Restricted Highways Program Performance Bon||PENNDOT - Bureau of Maintenance & Operations||Apply Now|
|Investment Advisor (Blue Sky) Bond||Uniform Surety Bond||PA Securities Commission||Apply Now|
|Collection Agency Bond||Credit Services Organization Bond||department of state||Apply Now|
|Professional Fund Raisers Bond||BCO-160||Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept of State||Apply Now|
|Insurance Adjusters Bond||Public Adjuster||Pennsylvania Insurance Department||Apply Now|
|Mortgage Broker (1st & 2nd Mortgages) Bond||1st Mtg. Loan Correspondant||Bureau of Licensing, Compliance & Consumer Service||Apply Now|
|Mortgage Broker (1st & 2nd Mortgages) Bond||Mortgage Broker (3 page)||Bureau of Licensing, Compliance & Consumer Service||Apply Now|
|Mortgage Broker (1st & 2nd Mortgages) Bond||Mortgage Broker (8 page)||Bureau of Licensing, Compliance & Consumer Service||Apply Now|
|Mortgage Broker (1st & 2nd Mortgages) Bond||Mortgage Originator (Individual)||Bureau of Licensing, Compliance & Consumer Service||Apply Now|
|Mortgage Broker (1st & 2nd Mortgages) Bond||Sponsor of Mortgage Originators Bond||Department of Banking||Apply Now|
|Mortgage Lender/Banker (1st & 2nd Mort.) Bond||Mortgage Lender||Dept of Banking||Apply Now|
|Title Insurance Agents & Escrow Officers Bond||Title Insurance Agent||Pennsylvania Department of Insurance||Apply Now|
|Auto & Mobile Home Dealers (New & Used) Bond||New, New & Used, Auto, & Mobile Home Dealers||Dept of Transportation||Apply Now|
|Motor Vehicle (Non-Dealer, Not Listed) Bond||SURETY BOND (Hauling)||Commonwealth of Pennsylvania||Apply Now|
|Motor Vehicle (Non-Dealer, Not Listed) Bond||Sales Finance Company Bond||Pennsylvania Department of Banking||Apply Now|
|Motor Vehicle (Non-Dealer, Not Listed) Bond||Official Inspection Station Certificate of Appoint||Manager of the Vehicle Inspection Division||Apply Now|
|Oil, Gas, Water or Mineral Wells or Leases Bond||Oil and Gas Wells Bond||PA DEP||Apply Now|
|Sport Permits Bond||BOND FORM FOR PROFESSIONAL BOXING PROMOTER||Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission||Apply Now|
|Sport Permits Bond||Professional Wrestling Promoter||PA State Athletic Commission||Apply Now|
|Sport Permits Bond||Athlete Agent Bond||Commonwealth of Pennsylvania State Athletic Comm||Apply Now|
|Sport Permits Bond||Professional Mixed Martial Arts Promoter Bond||Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission||Apply Now|
|Health Spas/Health Clubs Bond||Health Club||Bureau of Consumer Protection||Apply Now|
|Auctioneers (Other than Livestock) Bond||Auctioneer Bond||State Board of Auctioneer Examiners||Apply Now|
|Detectives Bond||Bucks County Detectives License Bond||Bucks County Clerks of Courts||Apply Now|
|Detectives Bond||Private Detective Bond||Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas||Apply Now|
|Employment Agencies Bond||Employment Agencies||PA Dept. of Labor and Industry||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Public Utility License||PA Dept of Licensing||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Public Utility License||PA Public Utility Commission||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Bond to Secure a License as a Collector-Repossesso||PA. Dept of Banking||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Temporary Boat Registration Agent||PA Fish & Boat Commission||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Athlete Agent||PA State Athletic Commission||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Fishing License Agent Bond||Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Event Permit Bond||Township of Bensalem||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||News Stand Permit License||Department of Licenses and Inspection||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Social Security Administration Representative Paye||Social Security Administration||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Dismantling of Deer Fences Bond||Commonwealth of Pennsylvania - DCNR||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Timber Stumpage Sale Contract Bond||Pennsylvania - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania -||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Vegetation Removal Bond||Commonwealth of PA - DCNR||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Sidewalk Cafe Bond (City of Philadelphia)||City of Philadelphia, Department of Licenses||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Motor Carrier Broker License Bond (PUC No. A-00123||Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission||Apply Now|
|Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond||Outdoor Concert Event Permit||Bensalem Township||Apply Now|
|Schools (All) Bond||PRIVATE LICENSED SCHOOL SURETY||Commonwealth of PA - Dept of Education||Apply Now|
|Schools (All) Bond||Barber Examiners Barber School||Pennsylvania State Board of Barber Examiners Barbe||Apply Now|
|Schools (All) Bond||Private Academic Schools||Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept of Education||Apply Now|
|Schools (All) Bond||Real Estate Education Provider Bond||Commonwealth of PA - Dept of State||Apply Now|
|Alcohol (Manufacturers, Warehouses, Wholesalers) Bond||Malt and Brewed Beverage Bond||Dept of Revenue, Bureau of Business Trust Fund Tax||Apply Now|
|Fuel Tax (All Others, Sellers & Users) Bond||Liquid Fuels and Fuels Tax||PA Dept of Revenue||Apply Now|
|Utility Deposit Bond||Utility Deposit Bond (PECO Energy)||PECO Energy||Apply Now|
|Indemnity (Miscellaneous - Not Listed) Bond||Public Official License||City of Johnstown||Apply Now|
|Indemnity (Miscellaneous - Not Listed) Bond||Removal of Deer Deterrent Bond||Game Commission||Apply Now|
|Indemnity (Miscellaneous - Not Listed) Bond||Herbicide Application Bond||Game Commission||Apply Now|
|Wages & Fringe Benefits Bond||Local 420 Steamfitters Bond||Local 420 Steamfitters||Apply Now|
|Wages & Fringe Benefits Bond||Wages & Fringe Benefits Bond||IBEW Local 98||Apply Now|
|Wages & Fringe Benefits Bond||Wage & Fringe Benefit Bond (IBEW Local 380)||Local No.380 I.B.E.W.||Apply Now|
|Fringe Benefits Only Bond||Local Union 27 Plumbers Benefit Funds Bond||Local 27 Plumbers Union||Apply Now|
|Lottery Bond||Lottery Retailer||Pennsylvania Lottery||Apply Now|
|Money Transmitter Bond||Money Transmitter Bond||Merchants Express Money Order Company, Inc.||Apply Now|
|Telemarketing/Phone Solicitor Bond||BOND - FORM BCO-160||Department of State||Apply Now|
|Telemarketing/Phone Solicitor Bond||Telemarketing Bond||Department of State||Apply Now|
|Repossession Agent Bond||Collector-Repossessor Bond||Department of Banking and Securities||Apply Now|
|Appraisal Management||Appraisal Management Company Bond||Commonwealth of PA - State Board of Certified Real||Apply Now|
For further details about Pennsylvania surety bonds, you can reach us at (877)-514-5146
How to Get a Pennsylvania Surety Bond?
The bonding process is simple. Here’s how to get bonded in PA in three steps:
Start by completing our online application and fill out the basic information required in it.
Get a Bond Rate
Using our large surety partner network, we’ll find the best matching bond option for you. Then we’ll send you a free, no-obligations quote.
Buy Your Bond
You can purchase your bond straight away. You’ll receive your bond via email, and you can also get a paper copy.
You can find a full overview about the way bonding works in our extensive How to Get Bonded Guide.
Our How Much Does a Surety Bond Cost? Guide will take you through the nitty-gritty details of the bond pricing.
Most Popular Surety Bonds in Pennsylvania
Most Popular Surety Bonds in Pennsylvania
To get licensed as a motor vehicle dealer with the Pennsylvania Bureau of Motor Vehicles, you’ll need to post a $20,000 bond.
Mortgage brokers in Pennsylvania have to get a surety bond between $50,000 and $150,000. Brokers who want to accept advance payments need to obtain a $100,000 bond.
If you want a mortgage servicer license, you’ll have to post a $500,000 bond.
You’ll need a $5,000 bond to get an auctioneer license from the Pennsylvania State Board of Auctioneer Examiners.
To get a Pennsylvania money transmitter license from the state Department of Banking and Securities, you’ll have to post a $100,000 bond.
Telemarketers in Pennsylvania have to post a $10,000 bond to get licensed with the state Office of the Attorney General.
You’ll need a $100,000 bond to become a licensed title insurance agent in Pennsylvania.
Health clubs in Pennsylvania have to post a bond between $50,000 and $200,000, depending on the length of the contracts they offer.
City-Level Bonding Requirements
Can I Get a Pennsylvania Surety Bond with Bad Credit?
With Lance Surety Bonds’ bad credit surety bonds program, you can get bonded even if you’re struggling with financial problems.
As the bonding risk is higher, the bond rates are between 5%-15% of the required bond amount. Still, you can obtain the bond you need effortlessly.
Here are our in-depth licensing guides for different types of professionals in Pennsylvania: