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Wisconsin Surety Bonds

  • All types of Wisconsin surety bonds
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  • Bad credit program for high risk applicants
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Lance Surety Bonds has exclusive programs with the lowest rates for all Wisconsin surety bonds. Our agents will work alongside you to help you get the best possible premium, even if you have bad credit or a bumpy credit history. We partner only with America’s best reputed surety providers, guaranteeing your Wisconsin surety bond will be accepted by the state.

Read on to find out more about Wisconsin surety bonds, such as how much they cost, how they can be obtained and what to expect if you have bad credit.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does a Surety Bond Cost in Wisconsin?

There are many different types of Wisconsin surety bonds and each of them has a different price. In general, surety bonds in Wisconsin fall under three main categories: license and permit bonds, contract bonds and court bonds.

The total bond amount will depend on the bond category, the type of bond and the size of your business among other factors. To get a Wisconsin surety bond you pay a premium, i.e. a certain percentage of the total bond amount. The premium is also dependant on several factors, such as the bond category and the applicant’s credit score. Often the applicant’s financial strength is also taken into account.

Applicants with good credit typically pay premiums of between 1% - 4%, whereas premiums can go up as high as 15% for an applicant with bad credit. For a more comprehensive explanation, check out our page called “What Does a Surety Bond Cost?

Can I Get a Wisconsin Surety Bond with Bad Credit?

There are many different types of Wisconsin surety bonds and each of them has a different price. In general, surety bonds in Wisconsin fall under three main categories: license and permit bonds, contract bonds and court bonds.

As we mentioned, bad credit can significantly elevate your surety bond premium. In some cases it can even prevent your from obtaining a bond altogether. This is the case when applying for contract bonds to do construction work on a public project.

All other type of Wisconsin surety bonds, however, can be obtained in most cases. Lance Surety bonds has an excellent bad credit surety bonds program, through which 99% of applicants can get bonded.

How Do I Get Bonded in Wisconsin?

Lance Surety Bonds offers a way for you to get any Wisconsin surety bond entirely online. This can save you a lot of time, which can be essential if the deadline for obtaining the bond is approaching.

Start by filling out the application form. You will receive a bond quote instantly along with instructions on how to proceed. If you encounter any difficulties, contact one of our surety agents at 877.514.5146.

Find Your Wisconsin Surety Bond

  • Agricultural (Non-Livestock) Bond
    Public Warehouse Keeper Bond
    WI Department of Agriculture
  • Contractor License (No P&P Language) Bond
    Tree-Brush Trimmer Bond
    Risk Management Office-City of Green Bay
  • Contractor License Performance & Payment (Local) Bond
    Plumber's Preformance Bond
    City of Milwaukee
  • Contractor License Performance & Payment (State) Bond
    Dwelling Contractor-Restricted Certification Bond
    Wisconsin Department of Safety & Prof Services
  • Collection Agency Bond
    Collection Agency
    Dept of Financial Institutions
  • Debt Consolidators Bond
    Debt Management
    Dept of Financial Institutions
  • Debt Consolidators Bond
    Credit Services Organization
    Dept. of Financial Institutions
  • Professional Fund Raisers Bond
    Professional Fund Raisers Bond
    Dept of Safety & Professional Services
  • Professional Fund Raisers Bond
    Fund-Raising Counsel Bond
    Department of Financial Institutions
  • Professional Fund Raisers Bond
    Professional Fund Raisers (Non-Custodial) Bond
    Dept of Financial Insitutions
  • Professional Fund Raisers Bond
    Professional Fund-Raiser (Custodial) Bond
    Dept of Financial Insitutions
  • Insurance 3rd Party Administrator Bond
    Employee Benefit Plan Administrator
    Wisconsin Office of The Commissioner of Insurance
  • Mortgage Broker (1st & 2nd Mortgages) Bond
    Mortgage Broker
    Dept of Financial Institutions
  • Mortgage Lender/Banker (1st & 2nd Mort.) Bond
    Mortgage Banker
    State of Wisconsin, Dept of Financial Institution
  • Small Loan Companies Bond
    Loan Company Bond
    State of Wisconsin, Dept of Financial Institutions
  • Small Loan Companies Bond
    Payday Lender Bond
    Department. of Financial Institutions
  • Auto & Mobile Home Dealers (New & Used) Bond
    Motor Vehicle Dealer
    Department of Transportation
  • Auto & Mobile Home Dealers (Used Only, No New) Bond
    Motor Vehicle Dealer
    Department of Transportation
  • Sport Permits Bond
    Boxing or Mixed Martail Arts Professional Club or
    Department of Regulation and Licensing
  • Health Spas/Health Clubs Bond
    Fitness Center
    Dept of Agriculture/Trade and Consumer Protection
  • Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond
    Wisconsin Department of Regulation & Licensing
    Department of Regulation & Licensing
  • Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond
    2nd Hand Dealer, Pawnbroker Bond
    City of Wausau
  • Professional Licenses (All Other) Bond
    Licensed Pawnbrokers Bond
    City Clerk License Division
  • Schools (All) Bond
    BARBERING & COSMETOLOGY SCHOOL OR SPECIALTY SCHOOL
    State of Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Li
  • Schools (All) Bond
    Driver School
    Wisconsin Dept of Transportation
  • Schools (All) Bond
    Private School
    WI Educational Approval Board
  • Alcohol (Retailers) Bond
    Alcohol Bond
    Department of Revenue- Excise Tax Section 6-107
  • Sales, Use & Consumer Tax Bond
    Sales & Use Tax
    Wisconsin Dept of Revenue
  • Utility Deposit Bond
    UTILITY GUARANTEE
    WE Energies
  • Wages & Fringe Benefits Bond
    Wages & Fringe Benefit Bond (North Central States
    North Central States Regional Council of Carpenter
  • Money Transmitter Bond
    Seller of Checks Bond
    Department of Financial Institutions

Most Popular Surety Bonds in Wisconsin

Motor Vehicle Dealer Bond

Licensed new and used-car dealers need to maintain a $50,000 surety bond as long as they are in business.

Sales & Use Tax Permit Bond

Guarantees businesses will pay sales tax to the state on time and report their revenue correctly. Amounts vary based on business type and size.

Mortgage Broker Bond

Mortgage brokers have to post a $120,000 surety bond to obtain or renew their license. It makes sure they stay compliant with state regulations and do not defraud clients.

Alcohol Bond

A type of tax bond, alcohol bonds guarantee the state that liquor selling businesses pay taxes and adhere to the regulations of the Department of Revenue. Amounts vary based on volume of sales.

Collection Agency Bond

A $25,000 bond is required before collection agencies can obtain a license in Wisconsin in order to prevent fraud related to funds collected on behalf of their clients.

Health Club Bond

Set at $25,000, the bond guarantees health club members will not lose their money if the club closes down prematurely.

What Our Clients Have To Say?




Kimberlee Ables
Quick response times and turn around for issuing bonds. Great customer service and very knowledgeable. We have used Lance Surety multiple times and have never been disappointed. Highly recommend them and Collette!
Andrew Poincot
Long story short, these guys cut through the B.S. and get the job done. Responsiveness, excellent! Communication, excellent! Respect for their industry partners, excellent! John, Collette, Ryan, you're all-stars! Thank you!
Margie Martinez
We decided for Lance Surety Bond's quote for 2 reasons; Price and Customer Service. Our Representative Ryan was just SUPERB!! [...] I highly recommend Lance Surety Bond for all your Bonding needs! I'll definitely come back for all of mine. :-) Thanks Ryan!

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