Various contractor classifications and cities in New Jersey require contractors to post a surety bond. Most of these bonds can be issued instantly online, however, some bonds are subject to underwriting. This means the premium for that bond depends on a review of credit history and the bond application.
To ensure the purchase of a bond in the correct amount, check with the bond obligee (government entity requiring the bond) before submitting a bond application.
State Contractor Bond Requirements
The state of New Jersey requires various contractor classifications to post a surety bond.
Electrical contractors performing work within the state are required to obtain a $1,000 surety bond. This bond can be purchased instantly online for a $200 premium.
Master Plumbers looking to obtain a license in New Jersey must post a master plumber license bond. The required bond amount varies, so verify the necessary bond amount with the obligee before submitting a bond application. This bond is subject to underwriting, so the bond amount and applicant's financial and credit history will be reviewed before a quote can be issued.
City-Specific Contractor Bond Requirements
Various cities within New Jersey hold their own contractor bond requirements for various contractor classifications. Most of these bonds may be purchased instantly online for a premium starting at $100. Some may require underwriting consideration, so submit a bond application to determine the bond's premium.
Search all contractor bonds in New Jersey
Over the years, our bonding experts have put together the most comprehensive surety bond library. Most of our contractor bonds can be purchased instantly online in only a few minutes.
Use the list on the right below to browse all of our available contractor bonds in New Jersey You can also try searching by bond amount, obligee, or bond name.
Electrical Contractor Bond
Bond Amount: $1,000Buy Now
City of Jersey City Contractor Bond
Bond Amount: $15,000Buy Now
Borough of Oakland Contractor License Bond
Bond Amount: $20,000Buy Now
Master Plumber License Bond
Bond Amount: $3,000Buy Now
Borough of Franklin Lakes Contractor License Bond
Bond Amount: $30,000Buy Now