What is an Alabama Contractor License Bond?

Know the how-to of the different contractor license bonds in Alabama!

Alabama Contractor License BondA Contractor License Bond is more than just a legal requirement.

Aside from getting your license, you will gain these benefits:

  • It enhances your credibility
  • It can provide you more opportunity for bigger, better projects


What is a Contractor License Bond?

As a condition for initial license application, a contractor is obligated by the city, county, or municipality in Alabama that he or she will be conducting business in to post a surety bond.

A surety bond is needed to assure the contractor’s client or the governmental agency who will be contracting the project that the contractor will complete the obligation, and that they will be compensated in case of default.


What is the Contractor License Bond amount?

The bond amount will vary per city, county, municipality, or the type of construction project that you will be handling.




Alexander City Contractor Bond$5,000
Auburn General Contractor Bond

·        Contracts that are less than $20,000

·        Contracts that are more than $20,000




Chickasaw Contractor Bond$10,000
Dothan General Contractor Bond$10,000
Dothan Lawn Sprinkler Installer Bond$2,000
Dothan Fire Sprinkler Installer Bond$5,000
Dothan Commercial Refrigeration Bond$5,000
Dothan Electrical Contractor Bond$5,000
Dothan Heating and Cooling Installer Bond$5,000
Dothan Homebuilding Contractor Bond$10,000
Dothan Plumbing Contractor Bond$5,000
Dothan Subcontractor Bond$2,000
Florence Contractor Bond$2,500
Gulf Shores Contractor Bond$5,000
Heating, Air Conditioning, or Refrigeration Contractor Bond$15,000
Hueytown Contractor Bond$5,000
Mobile Contractor Bond$10,000
Mountain Brook Blasting Contractor Bond$100,000
Mountain Brook Contractor Bond$10,000
Opelika Contractor Bond$5,000
Prichard General Contractor Bond$10,000
Russellville Contractor Bond$2,500
Saraland Contractor Bond$5,000
Satsuma Contractor Bond$5,000
Termite Eradication Contractor Bond$2,500
Tuscaloosa Contractor Bond$1,000
Tuscumbia Electrical Contractor Bond$2,500
Wetumpka Contractor Bond$5,000


If you have a stellar credit score, you will be eligible to pay for a low bond premium!

Know what you need to pay today by getting your FREE SURETY BOND QUOTE HERE!


What are the bond conditions?

  • The surety bond should be issued by a surety bond agent or company that is authorized to conduct business in Alabama
  • The licensed contractor is obligated to comply with the city’s code of ordinances, state laws, and all the other applicable rules and regulations
  • If the licensed contractor commits a valid violation, the aggrieved party will be eligible to file a claim on the surety bond


How can I get a Contractor License Bond?

You can easily get this type of bond from us!  Don’t worry. We will guide you through the whole process. We will make sure that you will understand what you will be getting into.

First, you need to submit an application.

If you are ready to do that now, you may APPLY HERE!

Once we have received your application, we will ask you to provide us with some important information needed for the underwriting process. These will include the following:

  • Your financial history
  • Your business history
  • Your credit score

An underwriter will carefully evaluate all the information that you will give us. Once this process has been fulfilled, we will immediately issue the bond and send it to you!

Need more information about this bond? Talk to one of our experts at 800-333-7800!

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