Nevada Contractor License Bond | AmeriPro Surety Bonds | 844-589-9732
This article is for those who wish to become licensed contractors in the state of Nevada and those who, already having a Nevada contractor’s license, need to renew their surety bond and are looking for a surety bonding agency.
The information provided here is not meant to be all-encompassing except where it applies to the surety bond required.
Nevada contractors are governed by the Nevada State Contractors Board.
Their address is:
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV 89074
To become licensed in Nevada as a contractor, the state requires 4 years of experience to qualify.
Qualifications can be met in the following ways:
- Having worked as a journeyman, and as a worker, not a trainee;
- Having worked as a foreman who has the knowledge of a journeyman and who has supervised the same;
- Having worked as a contractor who manages the daily business of a construction site
Applicants are required to submit a minimum of 4 certificates for each trade qualifier, but these certificates cannot come from a relative.
Applicants need not be a resident of Nevada to obtain a contractor’s license.
The Application for a Nevada Contractor License:
In addition to the contractor’s license, there dozens of sub-categories, (i.e. residential pool or spa)
Applicants who wish to transact in multiple contractor fields must submit a separate application for each category.
Licensing Requirements for the Nevada contractor license include:
- Non-refundable application fee of $300;
- Demonstration of financial responsibility;
- Submission of proof of the work experience mentioned above;
- Fees for the Nevada contractor exam.
After submission of the Nevada contractor application and approval
Once the application has been approved by the state of Nevada, the following will be required:
- Licenses are issued for two years and a $600 fee is required;
- Applicants must also submit Proof of Industrial Insurance;
- Applicants must make payment to the residential recovery fund; however, check if this is applicable in your individual case as it may not be;
Finally, applicants are required to post a surety bond.
Nevada Contractor Surety Bond
In Nevada, the Nevada Contractors Board will decide the surety bond amount a contractor applicant is required to post after the application has been approved.
The amount will be:
A minimum of $1,000
To a maximum of $500,000.
Criteria used to determine the bond amount required include
- character of the applicant
- type of contractor bond license
- monetary limits established by the licensing board
Getting your Nevada Contractor Surety License
Once you have been notified of the surety bond amount required for your Nevada contractor license, AmeriPro Surety Bonds will help you to get the surety bond you need at the best available pricing.
Although the amount required may be anywhere between $1,000 and $500,000, applicants will only pay a small percentage of that amount (known as the premium).
The premium amount to be paid will be determined by the following two criteria:
The face amount of the Nevada contractor surety bond required (i.e. $10,000 or $50,000)
The applicant’s credit score.
For bond premiums which are over $1,500, AmeriPro Surety Bonds may be able to provide applicants with financing for their bond premiums.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds
AmeriPro Surety Bonds provides surety bonds at the best pricing levels for Nevada contractors.
We also provide, notary, commercial, court, and fiduciary bonds in all of Nevada as well as all 50 states.
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