Arizona Contractor License Bond
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AmeriPro Surety Bonds:
AmeriPro Surety Bonds provides a brief overview of some of what is required to obtain your Arizona contractor license and surety bond.
Our job is to help you get the surety bond you need at the best pricing.
Depending upon which avenue of contracting is chosen, licensed Arizona contractors must serve an apprenticeship or have between 0 (i.e., minor home repairs) to 4 years of prior experience.
They also undergo a qualifying examination.
Background checks for Arizona contractors
Applicants for an Arizona contractor license must undergo a background check. The consent for the background check is found here and is completed online:
Applicants may be disqualified for an Arizona contractor license if they have any felony or misdemeanor convictions (and this list is by no means all-encompassing):
- Credit card fraud or forgery
- Sexual crimes
Arizona Contractor Application Fees:
Total application fees are as follows by contracting specialty (these fees include the application and licensing amounts):
General Commercial: $780;
Specialty Commercial: $580;
General Residential: $870;
Specialty Residential: $720;
General Dual: $1050
Specialty Dual: $850
Renewal fees are as follows:
General Commercial: $580
Specialty Commercial: $480
General Residential: $590
Specialty Residential: $540
General Dual: $750
Specialty Dual: $650
Arizona Contractors: Surety Bond Amount Required
The surety bond amount required of Arizona contractors will depend on the contracting specialty and the dollar value of the work completed within the state of Arizona.
Residential General Contractors:
If under $750,000, the bond amount is $9,000; if over $750,000, the bond amount is $15,000
Residential Specialty Contractors:
If less than $375,000, the bond amount is $4,250.
If over $375,000, the bond amount is $9,000.
Commercial General Contractors:
$150,000 or less: Surety Bond Amount is $5,000
Greater than $150,000, but no more than $500,000: Surety Bond Amount is $15,000
Greater than $500,000, but no more than $1,000,000: Surety Bond Amount is $25,000
Greater than $1,000,000, but not more than $5,000,000: Surety Bond Amount is $50,000
More than $5,000,000, but not more than $10,000,000: Surety Bond Amount is $75,000
Over $10,000,000: Surety Bond Amount is $100,000.
Commercial Specialty Contractors:
$150,000 or less: Surety Bond Amount is $2,500
Greater than $150,000 but not more than $500,000: Surety Bond Amount is $7,000
More than $500,000 but not more than $1,000,000: Surety Bond Amount is $17,500
More than $1,000,000 but not more than $5,000,000: Surety Bond Amount is $25,000
More than $5,000,000 but not more than $10,000,000: Surety Bond Amount is $37,500
Over $10,000,000: Surety Bond Amount is $50,000
Applicants for a dual license will merely need to combine the bond amounts.
Cost of the Arizona Contractor Surety Bond:
The cost of the surety bond will be a fraction of the amounts indicated above.
The premium you will pay will depend on two primary factors:
- The amount of the surety bond required for your Arizona contractor license.
- Your credit score.