Contractors who work in Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge, must be licensed and bonded with the city. The surety bonding requirement includes, at least, the following contracting professions:
All such contractors are required to obtain a $5000 surety bond. Obtaining the surety bond takes about 5 minutes and is issued immediately after payment of the premium.
The $5000 Baton Rouge contractor bond involves completion of a short surety bond application (we will need you to provide us with the address to the city in Baton Rouge where the bond will be filed), and the payment of the premium of $100.
There is no credit check nor underwriting for this bond; you are pre-approved.
After the payment has been received, a copy of the bond can be emailed to you. The original surety bond, which you will sign as principal, will be mailed to you by the following business day.
Ideally, it is is the original bond that you should file with Baton Rouge.
You have the option to prepay the Baton Rouge contractor surety bond for up to 3 years. Prepayment allows you to renew less often and provides you with a savings over year to year renewal of the premium.
The prepayment options are as follows:
The purpose of your surety bond is to serve as a financial guarantee for Baton Rouge that all work will be performed according to code, any rules and regulations, as also any applicable laws.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds is a surety bonds-only agency. We provide license and permit bonds throughout Louisiana. We also provide surety bonds nationwide.
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