How much does a contractor license bond cost in Arkansas?
The amount of coverage you need for your Arkansas contractor license bond depends on where you work and the type of license needed.
SuretyBonds.com can instantly issue most Arkansas contractor bonds for just $100. Because no credit check is required, everybody qualifies for the same low rate. Call 1 (800) 308-4358 to get bonded in 5 minutes or less. Or, request your bond online now!
|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost*|
|$10,000 Contractor's Bond Required by state Contractors Licensing Board||$10,000||$100||Buy Now|
|Varies Benton, AR - Contractor Bond||Varies||$100||Buy Now|
|$2,000 Benton, AR - Contractor Bond Electrical||$2,000||$100||Buy Now|
|$2,000 Benton, AR - Contractor Bond Plumbing||$2,000||$100||Buy Now|
|$1,000 Benton, AR - Contractor Bond Heating & Air||$1,000||$100||Buy Now|
|Varies Fort Smith, AR - Contractor Bond||Varies||$100||Buy Now|
|Varies Greenbrier, AR - Contractor Bond||Varies||$100||Buy Now|
|Varies Jacksonville, AR - Contractor Bond||Varies||$100||Buy Now|
|$10,000 Little Rock, AR - Contractor Bond||$10,000||$100||Buy Now|
|Varies North Little Rock, AR - Contractor Bond||Varies||Starts at $100||Buy Now|
|Varies Pine Bluff, AR - Contractor Bond||Varies||Starts at $100||Buy Now|
|Varies Sherwood, AR - Contractor Bond||Varies||Starts at $100||Buy Now|
|Varies Star City, AR - Contractor Bond||Varies||Starts at $100||Buy Now|
Get bonded today! Submit an online bond request for your Arkansas contractor bond. Or, give us a call at 1 (800) 308-4358 to speak with a surety expert.
State of Arkansas Contractor’s Bond
Arkansas contractor’s bonds are required for commercial applicants only and must be filed with the Contractors Licensing Board. This bond ensures that the principal (contractor) will comply with all provisions under A.C.A 17-25-401 and all rules and regulations enforced by the Contractors Licensing Board. Principals are also responsible for paying their taxes and all other necessary fees to the state.
Principals must post a $10,000 bond. The bond term remains in full effect unless canceled by the surety. If the bond is to be canceled, the surety must send a written cancellation notice to the Contractors Licensing Board 60 days prior to the cancellation date.
Benton, AR - Contractor Bond
Residential contractors in Benton are required to comply with A.C.A 17-25-501 (residential licensing law) and the 2007 Arkansas Fire Prevention Code. Prior to conducting business, a permit request and plot plan must be provided to the Community Development and Benton Utilities staff.
Benton commercial contractors must be licensed with the City of Benton and the State of Arkansas. These individuals must comply with the Arkansas Fire Prevention Code and the Arkansas Engineering and Architectural Acts (A.C.A. 17-30-104; A.C.A. 17-15-102). All submitted documents must be prepared by an engineer or architect registered in the State of Arkansas.
Electrical contractors must have an electrical permit and post a $2,000 surety bond, which serves as their promise to adhere to the current electrical code. Plumbing contractors must post a $2,000 bond, and heating and air contractors must post a $1,000 bond.
Fort Smith, AR - Contractor Bond
If you plan on constructing, repairing, installing or otherwise changing any structure in a building, electrical, or plumbing system in Fort Smith, Arkansas, you must have a permit and be bonded.
For permit issuance, send an application to the building official. Before you can receive your permit, you must be bonded. Contact the Building Safety Division of Fort Smith for further information on what you have to do prior to receiving your permit.
Greenbrier, AR - Contractor Bond
To work as a contractor in Greenbrier, Arkansas, you must be licensed and bonded. Contact the Department of Building Codes for more information about the city’s requirements.
Jacksonville, AR - Contractor Bond
If you work as a contractor in Jacksonville, Arkansas, you must be licensed and bonded before you can begin working. This includes builders, plumbers, HVAC, and electricians.
Bond amounts are determined according to Ref. Section 5.04.010.
To get your business license, applications must be sent to the Jacksonville Engineering Department and Fire Department along with:
- Arkansas Contractor License
- surety bond
- letter from the Bureau of Public Health Engineering or a letter from the Division of Sanitation Services
Electrician, plumber, and HVACR contractors are required to take out separate inspection permits.
Little Rock, AR - Contractor Bond
Little Rock City Ordinance requires a contractor to have a city business license if their business operates within Little Rock. Contractors must post a $10,000 surety bond. The City of Little Rock doesn’t have its own bond form, so the surety company will issue this on a generic form. Contact us now to get your Little Rock, Arkansas, contractor license bond.
North Little Rock, AR - Contractor Bond
Prior to acting as a contractor within North Little Rock, you must be licensed and bonded. Contact the North Little Rock city licensing office for all qualifications, requirements, and information needed to work within the city.
Pine Bluff, AR - Contractor Bond
To perform building work in Pine Bluff, contractors must have a zoning permit and a building permit. To acquire these permits, applicants must comply with the Uniform Building Codes, along with other applicable local codes. If you perform mechanical work, your building plans must adhere to the Arkansas State Mechanical Codes. If you do plumbing, your plans must follow the Arkansas State Plumbing Code and be approved by the Department of Health. Electrician plans must coincide with the national electrical code.
Before sending in business plans, applicants must post the required surety bond. Contact Pine Bluff’s Inspection and Zoning Department for more information.
Sherwood, AR - Contractor Bond
Contractors who perform right-of-way work in Sherwood must have the proper permit. Contractors who perform land-altering construction activities are required to have a grading permit. These permits must be obtained prior to conducting business. Bond amounts vary depending on the contractor’s classifications and type of work being performed. Each surety bond posted ensures that the carried out duties will comply with the city’s methods and specifications.
Star City, AR - Contractor Bond
Don’t partake in illegal contractor business. Posting a surety bond is a license requirement for contractors in Star City. To find out the bond amount you are required to post, in addition to permit requirements, contact Star City by calling 1 (870) 628-4166.
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