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At CSIA no paperwork is needed to get your California contractor’s license bond. Just fill out our quick and easy online application and buy now – your CA contractor’s license bond is automatically filed with our electronic filing system – it’s that easy!
To start just click the “Get My Quote” button above, enter your California Contractor’s License Number or Contractor’s Application Fee Number to complete our online contractor bond application and get your quote. It’s fast and there’s no obligation to buy!
Most California contractors will qualify for the low contractor license bond rates in the table. However, to get a firm quote price on your California contractor’s license bond, use the “Get My Quote” link to submit your CA contractor’s bond information to us. Please note that at this time we cannot provide quotes to contractors that currently have a valid contractor bond with American Contractors Indemnity Company (HCC Surety Group).
If you would prefer to submit your information offline, you can also download our application for California contractor’s bonds and either fax or mail it back to us. A friendly and knowledgeable CSIA agent will contact you within 24 hours of receiving your request to let you know what your California contractor’s license bond quote is.
What is a CA contractor’s license bond?
In the state of California all licensed contractors must file a California contractor’s license bond or cash deposit with the Registrar in the amount of $12,500. California contractor’s bonds are a contract in which a surety company promises the State of California that a contractor will not commit any violation of California contractor license law that is grounds for disciplinary action against the license. If the contractor does not comply with the conditions of the law, a claim can be filed against his or her CA contractor’s bond with the surety company. Claims against a surety company may be filed by any persons damaged by willful and/or deliberate violation of a construction contract, including homeowners or contractor employees.
For more information on surety bonds, contractor bonds, or contract bonds, visit the California Contractors License Board Website or call CSIA toll-free at 800-675-2000. You might also have questions that are answered in our FAQ. To get an instant quote, click here.