Florida Surety Bonds2019-04-06T13:48:06-04:00

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Florida Surety Bonds

Surety Bonds in Florida

Florida represents one of the largest surety markets in the country. There are 387 unique types of surety bonds that the State and local municipalities require for several types of businesses and services.

BondExchange has over 1,200 registered Agents in Florida from Miami to Jacksonville. We help them provide thousands of surety bond quotes every month for a wide range of coverage needs.

The BondExchange has access to over 30 markets to offer all 387 unique Surety Bonds for Florida and provides expert advice and assistance to insurance agents on our platform.

BondExchange Surety Coverage in Florida

We provide complete coverage for ALL surety bonds in Florida. Our online platform enables you to generate quotes for a wide range of Surety Bond requirements.

Contract Bonds

Required by the State of Florida or cities and counties in Florida for project-based work, including Bid or Proposal Bonds, Construction Bonds, Performance Bonds, and Supply Bonds.

Federal Government Bonds

Some agencies of the Federal Government accept or require surety bonds in a variety of circumstances, including Truck Broker Bonds, Immigration Bonds, Customs Bonds, and Alcoholic Beverage Bonds.

License & Permit Bonds

Some businesses in Florida are required by law to purchase a surety bond before being able to operate, including motor vehicle dealers, contractors, and lottery ticket retailers.

Public Official Bonds

Treasurers, notaries, court clerks, judges, and other public officials may be required to obtain a bond to guarantee dutiful performance.

Dishonesty Bonds

Protect business owners and their customers from theft of property by employees. Employee dishonesty bonds are most often needed for businesses that perform services on their customers’ premises, such as, janitorial services companies, home improvement contractors, and home health providers.

Miscellaneous Bonds

These bonds fall outside of the above categories and include Lease Bonds, Utility Bonds, Lost Securities Bonds, and Self-Insurers.

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If you’re an agent currently working in the State of Florida, signing up with us gets you access to all our surety bonds in Florida. For a complete list of the Surety Bonds covered in Florida, expand the box below.

State Bonds Municipal Bonds

Adult Congregate Living Facility
Agricultural Products Dealer
Alcohol Manufacturer
Assisted Living Facility
Athlete Agents ($15,000.00)
Auction Business ($25,000.00)
Auctioneer ($10,000.00)
Bonded Warehouse
Boxing Promoter
Branch Auto Tag
Business Opportunity ($50,000.00)
Carrier Service Providers Use and Lease Agreement Payment
Citrus Fruit Dealer
Citrus Fruit Dealer Excise Tax
Citrus Fruit Dealer Inspection Fees
Citrus Fruit Shipper’s Performance ($1,000.00)
Class I Wildlife ($10,000.00)
Commercial Collection Agency ($50,000.00)
Construction License ($5,000.00)
Construction License ($10,000.00)
Construction License ($20,000.00)
Construction Materials Mining Company ($100,000.00)
Contractor’s Sales or Use Tax
Contractor License (Recovery Fund) ($5,000.00)
Credit Service Organization ($10,000.00)
Dance Studio ($10,000.00)
Dealer in Special Fuel
Distributing Agent (Cigarettes)
Distributor (Tobacco Products)
Electronic Temporary Registration (ETR) Third Party Provider ($50,000.00)
Employee Leasing
Escrow Agent Faithful Performance Fidelity ($50,000.00)
Excess Size & Weight
Exhibiting Venomous Reptiles ($10,000.00)
Exporter (Cigarettes)
Feed Dealer ($1,000.00)
Fertilizer Dealer ($1,000.00)
Financially Responsible Officer (FRO) ($100,000.00)
Fiscal Intermediary
Food Process Company
Fuel Tax: Alternative Fuel
Fuel Tax: Aviation Fuel
Fuel Tax: Diesel Fuel
Fuel Tax: Importers
Fuel Tax: Motor Fuel
Fuel Tax: Pollutants Tax
Game Promotion
Guaranteed Account: Miscellaneous
Guaranteed Account: Toll Payments
Health Care Clinic Nonimmigrant Alien ($500,000.00)
Health Studio ($25,000.00)
Home Medical Equipment Provider ($50,000.00)
Home or Service Warranty Association
Household Moving Services Performance ($25,000.00)
House Mover
Hunting and Fishing License Agent ($1,000.00)
JDBW Distributor (Beer and Wine) ($25,000.00)
KLD Distributor (Spirits) ($100,000.00)
Landlord and Tenant Security Deposit
Leased Nursing Home
Legal Expense Insurance Corporation
Limited Prescription Drug Veterinary Wholesale Distributor ($20,000.00)
Lottery Retailer
Medicaid Provider ($50,000.00)
Mobile Home Dealer ($25,000.00)
Mobile Home Installer ($5,000.00)
Mobile Home Manufacturer ($50,000.00)
Money Services Business
Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title
Motor Vehicle Dealer (New/Franchise) ($25,000.00)
Motor Vehicle Dealer (Used) ($25,000.00)
NO LONGER REQUIRED Mortgage Broker/Lender ($10,000.00)
Non-Native Species Planting
Notary Public ($7,500.00)
Nursing Home Patient Trust
Operator of Cosmetology School
Painted Galvanized Steel Structures Performance
Pari-Mutuel Wagering ($50,000.00)
Pawnbroking ($10,000.00)
Permitted Work Performance
Pilot Rebuilt Motor Vehicle Inspection Facility ($100,000.00)
Premium Finance Company ($35,000.00)
Prepaid Account
Prescription Drug Wholesale Distributor ($100,000.00)
Private Educational Institution
Process Server ($5,000.00)
Professional Guardian ($50,000.00)
Professional Solicitor ($50,000.00)
Property Broker or Freight Forwarder BMC-84 (ICC Broker) ($75,000.00)
Public Adjuster ($50,000.00)
Public Official
Public Sale of Thoroughbred Horses
Receptive Tour Operator
Recreational Vehicle Dealer
Recreational Vehicle Manufacturer, Distributor, Importer or Van Converter ($10,000.00)
Sales and Use Tax
Seller of Travel
Stamping Distributor – Cash (Cigarettes)
Stamping Distributor – Charge (Cigarettes)
Surplus Lines Broker ($50,000.00)
Talent Agency ($5,000.00)
Tax-Paid Distributor (Cigarettes)
Telemarketing ($50,000.00)
Third Party Driver License Testing Class E Knowledge Exams ($200,000.00)
Third Party Driver License Testing Class E Skills Exams ($200,000.00)
Title Agent ($35,000.00)
Turnpike Toll: Sunshine State Parkway
Yacht and Ship Broker ($25,000.00)
Yacht and Ship Salesperson ($10,000.00)

10th District Court Process Server ($5,000.00)
15th Judicial Circuit Court of Palm Beach County Process Server ($5,000.00)
18th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Process Server ($5,000.00)
2nd Judicial Circuit Court Process Server ($5,000.00)
5th Judicial Circuit Court Process Server ($5,000.00)
9th Judicial Circuit Court Process Server ($5,000.00)
Alachua – County Game and Fishing License Sub Agent
Alachua – County On-Site Disposal ($25,000.00)
Altamonte Springs – City Utility Deposit
Anna Maria – City Right of Way ($25,000.00)
Any Union Wage and Welfare
Auburndale – City License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Aventura – City Right-of-Way
Baker – County Contractor’s License ($5,000.00)
Bartow – City Contractor’s License/Permit
Bartow – City Utility Deposit
Beaches Energy Services/City of Jacksonville Beach Utility Deposit
Boca Raton – City Consignment Shop ($10,000.00)
Brevard – County Disposal Charges
Brevard – County Game and Fish Licensee and Permit Agent
Brevard – County Intinerant Vendor ($1,000.00)
Brevard – County Intinerant Vendor ($1,000.00)
Brevard – County License/Permit ($1,000.00)
Broward – County Rental Car Concession and Lease
Broward – County Utility Connection Permit
Callaway – City Garbage Hauler
Cape Canaveral – City License/Permit
Cape Coral – City Registered Contractors License ($25,000.00)
Cassellberry – City License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Central Florida Gas Utility Deposit
Charlotte – County License/Permit
Citrus – County License/Permit
City Gas Company of Florida Utility Deposit
City of St. Augustine Utility Deposit
Clay – County Water and Wastewater Maintenance Warranty
Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc Utility Deposit
Clearwater – City Utility Deposit
Collier – County Game and Fish License and Permit Agent
Coral Springs – City Intinerant Vendor ($1,000.00)
Dade City – City License/Permit
Davenport – City License/Permit
Deerfield Beach – City Solid Waste Disposal ($10,000.00)
Dolomite Utilities Corporation Utility Deposit
Duke Energy Florida LLC Utility Deposit
Dundee – Township Contractor’s License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Duval – County License/Permit
Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (Escambia County) Utility Deposit
Escambia – County Gas Installation Contractor
Escambia – County Plumbing Contractor ($5,000.00)
Escambia – County Road Restoration ($10,000.00)
Escambia – County Solicitor ($5,000.00)
Eustis – City Utility Deposit
Florida East Coast Railway Company (FEC) Equipment Interchange Agreement ($10,000.00)
Florida Power & Light Company Utility Deposit
Florida Power Corporation Utility Deposit
Florida Public Utilities Company Utility Deposit
Fort Lauderdale – City Construction in City Rights-of-Way
Fort Lauderdale – City License/Permit
Fort Meade – City Contractor’s License/Permit
Fort Myers – City Right-of-Way Permit
Fort Myers – City Utility Deposit
Fort Pierce – City Utility Deposit
Gainesville – City License/Permit
Gainesville Regional Utilities Utility Deposit
Generic Obligee Concessionaire
Glades – County Game and Fish License and Permit Agent
Glades – County License and Permit
Glendale Heights – Village License/Permit ($10,000.00)
Gulf Power Company Utility Deposit
Haines City – City Aluminum Contractor ($5,000.00)
Haines City – City Demolition Contractor ($10,000.00)
Haines City – City Electrician ($5,000.00)
Haines City – City Gas Contractor ($5,000.00)
Haines City – City General Contractor ($5,000.00)
Haines City – City Insulator ($5,000.00)
Haines City – City Mechanical Contractor ($5,000.00)
Haines City – City Plumber ($5,000.00)
Haines City – City Pool Contractor ($5,000.00)
Haines City – City Residential Contractor ($5,000.00)
Haines City – City Roofer ($5,000.00)
Havana – Township Utility Deposit
Hernando – County License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Hernando – County Sewage Disposal ($25,000.00)
Highlands – County License and Guarantee ($10,000.00)
Highlands – County License and Guarantee ($50,000.00)
Hillsborough – County Contractor’s Code Compliance ($5,000.00)
Hillsborough – County Festival Permit ($10,000.00)
Hillsborough – County Utility Deposit: Water and/or Wastewater
IBEW Local Union 349 Wage and Welfare
Indian River – County Solid Waste Disposal Payment Guarantee
Installation Made Easy Inc (IME) IME Affiliate
International Union of Painters and Allied Trades IUPAT District 78 Wage and Welfare
Jacksonville Beach – City Right-of-Way Permit ($1,500.00)
Jacksonville – City Barricade ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Carpentry Subcontractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Disposal of Waste Tires
Jacksonville – City General Contractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City HVAC/Refrigeration Contractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Irrigation Contractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Natural Gas Contractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Plumbing Contractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Pool Contractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Pool Subcontractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Residential Contractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Right-of-Way Permit ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Roofing Contractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Sheet Metal Contractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Sign Contractor ($5,000.00)
Jacksonville – City Solid Waste Disposal
Jacksonville – City Tow Wrecker Bailment ($2,500.00)
Jacksonville – City Water Treatment Installation ($5,000.00)
JEA Utility Deposit
Jupiter – City License/Permit
Jupiter – City One Day Event
Jupiter – City One Day Event
Key West – City Utility Deposit
Kissimmee – City License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Kissimmee Utility Authority Utility Deposit
Lake Alfred – City Building Contractor ($5,000.00)
Lake – County Contractors License ($5,000.00)
Lake – County Non-Conforming Zoning Use ($5,000.00)
Lakeland – City Demolition Contractor ($5,000.00)
Lakeland – City Electrical Contractor ($5,000.00)
Lakeland – City License/Permit
Lakeland – City Solid Waste Disposal ($50,000.00)
Lakeland – City Utility Deposit
Lake Wales – City Aluminum Contractor ($5,000.00)
Lake Wales – City Electrician ($5,000.00)
Lake Wales – City Gas Contractor ($5,000.00)
Lake Wales – City General Contractor ($5,000.00)
Lake Wales – City Insulator ($5,000.00)
Lake Wales – City Mechanical Contractor ($5,000.00)
Lake Wales – City Plumber ($5,000.00)
Lake Wales – City Pool Contractor ($5,000.00)
Lake Wales – City Residential Contractor ($5,000.00)
Lake Wales – City Roofer ($5,000.00)
Lake Worth – City License/Permit
Lake Worth Utilities Authority Utility Deposit
Lee – County Concealed Weapon Permit ($100.00)
Lee – County Contractors License
Lee – County Right of Way Permit
Lee – County Transient Merchant ($5,000.00)
Lee – County Utility Deposit
Leesburg – City Utility Deposit
Leon – County Electrical Contractor ($5,000.00)
Lumber Liquidators Inc Installation Provider
Lynn Haven – City License/Permit
Maitland – City Contractor
Manatee – County Cement Contractor
Manatee – County Landspreading Permit ($50,000.00)
Manatee – County Pawnbroker
Margate – City Performance – Site Improvement
Martin – County Mobile Home Placement Permit ($2,500.00)
Martin – County Trailer Placement Permit ($1,000.00)
Martin – County Weapons Permit ($100.00)
MEMO Financial Services, Inc dba MEMO MEMO Money Order
Miami Beach – City Employment Agency, Escort Service, Janitorial Service, Mail Order Business Tax Receipts ($5,000.00)
Miami – City Itinerant Locksmiths and Tool Grinders ($500.00)
Miami – City Transient Merchant
Miccosukee Athletic Commission Promoter
Miramar – City Right of Way Permit
Mulberry – City Contractor’s License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Nassau – County License/Permit
New Smyrna Beach – City Utility Deposit
Ocala – City Utility Deposit
Okaloosa – County Utility Deposit
Okeechobee – County Street Opening
Orange – County Air Conditioning – Class “A” ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Air Conditioning – Class “B” ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Alumninum/Concrete Contractor ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Building Contractor Class “B” ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Electrical Contractor ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Garage Door Installation ($5,000.00)
Orange – County General Contractor Class “A” ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Irrigation Sprinkler ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Marine Contractor ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Mechanical Contractor ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Payment of Disposal Charges
Orange – County Payment of Disposal Charges
Orange – County Plumbing Contractor ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Process Server ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Residential Contractor Class “C” ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Roofing Contractor ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Sheet Metal Contractor ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Siding, Window & Doors ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Sign Electrical Contractor ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Sign Installation, Non-Electrical Contractor ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Sound, Signaling & Communication Systems ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Swimming Pool Contractor ($5,000.00)
Orange – County Utility Deposit
Orange – County Waste Tire Permit Performance ($1,000.00)
Orlando – City Contractor’s License/Permit
Orlando – City Private Owner Construction ($5,000.00)
Orlando Utilities Commission Utility Deposit
Osceola – County License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Osceola – County Road Crossing Permit
Osceola – County Solid Waste Franchise Performance
Palm Beach – County Firearms Permit ($100.00)
Palm Beach – County Game and Fish License and Permit Agent
Palm Beach – County License/Permit ($2,000.00)
Palm Beach – County Roadside Stand Permit ($1,000.00)
Palm Beach – County Roadside Vendor ($2,000.00)
Palm Beach – County Utility Deposit
Palm Beach – Township Alarm Business ($10,000.00)
Panama City Beach – City License/Permit
Panama City – City License/Permit
Panama – City Master Electrician ($5,000.00)
Panama – City Sign Erector ($5,000.00)
Pasco – County Contractors License ($5,000.00)
Pasco – County Plumbing Contractor ($5,000.00)
Pensacola – City Electrical Contractor ($2,000.00)
Pensacola – City License/Permit
Pensacola – City Utility Deposit
Pinellas – County Dock, Pier, and Wharf Construction ($5,000.00)
Pinellas – County Grease Waste Hauler Performance ($10,000.00)
Pinellas – County Hunting and/or Fishing Agent
Pinellas – County License/Permit
Pinellas – County Right-of-Way Completion
Pinellas Park – City Right-of-Way Completion
Pinellas Park – City Utility Deposit
Plant City – City Solid Waste Disposal
Polk – County Cable TV Franchise ($5,000.00)
Polk – County Contractors License ($5,000.00)
Polk – County Hauler and Land Spreader of Waste Water ($10,000.00)
Polk – County Right-of-Way
Port Everglades Authority Dock Fees Indemnity
Port St. Lucie – City General Contractor ($25,000.00)
Putnam – County Contractor ($5,000.00)
Quincy – City Utility Deposit
Rockledge – City Contractor’s License/Permit ($2,500.00)
Saint Lucie – County Building Moving Permit
Sanford Airport Authority Ground Transportation Business Permit ($1,000.00)
Sanford – City License/Permit ($2,000.00)
Sanford – City License/Permit ($1,000.00)
Santa Rosa Island Authority Trailer Removal
Sarasota – City Contractor Performance ($5,000.00)
Sarasota – City Excavation or Fill
Sarasota – City Installing and/or Repairing Septic Systems ($5,000.00)
Sarasota – City Manufacturing Septic Tanks ($5,000.00)
Sarasota – City Septic Pumping or Cleaning ($10,000.00)
Sarasota – County Right of Way Use ($5,000.00)
Sarasota – County Right of Way Use ($15,000.00)
Screen Actors Guild Talent Agency ($5,000.00)
Sebring Utilities Commission Utility Deposit
Seminole – County License/Permit ($10,000.00)
South Broward – County Paving and Drainage As-Built
St. Augustine Beach – City License/Permit ($3,000.00)
St. Augustine – City License/Permit
St. Johns – County Authorized Contractor ($3,000.00)
St. Johns – County Construction of Roads, Drainage and Utilities
St. Johns River Water Management District Surface Water Management System Performance
St. Petersburg – City Private Collectors and Recovered Materials Dealers ($50,000.00)
St. Petersburg – City Work Permit/Minor Easement
Sumter Electric Cooperative Inc (SECO) Utility Deposit
Tallahassee – City Master Plumber ($5,000.00)
Tallahassee – City Utility Deposit
Tampa – City Tree Trimming
Tampa Electric Company (TECO) Utility Deposit
TECO Peoples Gas System Inc Utility Deposit
Temple Terrace – City Utility Deposit
Titusville – City License/Permit
United Association Local Union No 725 Wage and Welfare
Vero Beach – City Utility Deposit
Volusia – County Hunting and Fishing License Agent
Wakulla – County License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Walton – County Hunting and Fishing License Sub-Agent ($3,000.00)
Waste Management of Tampa/Pinella/Passco Solid Waste Hauling ($5,000.00)
West Palm Beach – City License/Permit ($1,000.00)
Windermere – Township Contractor’s License ($10,000.00)
Winter Haven – City License/Permit
Winter Park – City License/Permit ($5,000.00)
Winter Park – City License/Permit ($1,000.00)
Winter Park – City Utility Deposit
Winter Springs – City License/Permit
Withlacoochee River Electric Cooperative Inc Utility Deposit

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