Arkansas Residential Roofing Contractor Bond

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What is the cost of an Arkansas residential roofing contractor bond?

The Arkansas residential roofing contractor bond costs $100 annually. Select the multi-year discount at checkout to extend your bond term and save money!  

What are the steps to apply for an Arkansas residential roofing contractor bond? 

You can purchase your Arkansas residential roofing contractor surety bond online 24/7. Select your preferred term and provide the following information for Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board filing approval. 

  • name
  • address
  • phone number
  • company's federal ID or individual's SSN

Once your payment has been processed, your official bond documents will be delivered to your email. 

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Bond Type
$15,000Residential Roofing Contractor Bond

What is an Arkansas residential roofing contractor bond? 

Arkansas Residential Contractors Licensing Law Section 17-25-604 requires individuals applying for their roofing contractor registration certificate file a surety bond. The official bond form is titled “$15,000 Residential Roofing Registrant Surety Bond” but is commonly known as a “CLB residential roofing contractor bond,” “residential roofing contractor bond” or “roofing contractor bond.” This bond ensures the contractor works in compliance with the Residential Contractor Licensing Law. 

Bond Type
$15,000Residential Roofing Contractor Bond

Who regulates licensing requirements for residential roofing contractors in Arkansas? 

The Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board enforces licensing requirements for residential roofers in the state, including the $15,000 surety bond requirement. You can contact the Board by calling 1(501)372-4661 or emailing [email protected]

If you work as a contractor in the state and need a separate Arkansas contractor license bond, offers other Arkansas contractor license bonds. If you work in states other than Arkansas, we also offer contractor license bonds across the United States. 

Need a surety bond for a construction project in Arkansas?

Arkansas roofers license bonds are required for state license compliance. If you need a bond before working on an individual contracted project, you might need a bid bond, payment bond, performance bond, or other type of contract bond

​​Why do Arkansas residential roofing contractors need a bond? 

Residential roofing contractors in Arkansas are required to file a surety bond as part of the registration process. The bond ensures the contractor abides by all rules and regulations related to roofing work enforced by the Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board. If the contractor fails to do so, their issuing surety company will pay valid claims to harmed parties up to the full $15,000 bond amount, which the bonded roofer is required to reimburse. 

What are the common reasons for a claim against an Arkansas residential roofing contractor bond? 

If a bonded contractor fails to comply with laws and regulations related to contracted work outlined by the Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board, harmed individuals can file a claim against the surety bond. This can include a breach of the construction contract in place or any contracts related to labor, roofing material, or professional services. The issuing surety company will pay valid claims up to the full bond amount, which the residential roofer is required to reimburse. 

How do I update or change my residential roofing contractor license bond?

If the Arkansas Contractors Licensing Board requires your bond form to be updated for any reason, contact your surety company. If you purchased your bond from, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common changes required for these bonds include updating the personal information below.

  • name
  • address
  • phone number
  • company's federal ID or individual's SSN

Can you renew an Arkansas residential roofing contractor bond?  

Your Arkansas residential contractor bond should be renewed at the end of its current term. Once you pay your renewal invoice, renewal instructions will be sent to keep your bond active for your next license term. 

How do you apply for a contractor license in Arkansas?

You must submit the documentation below to the CLB to become a registered residential roofer in Arkansas. 

  • completed residential roofing registration application
  • $20 filing fee
  • $15,000 surety bond
  • worker's compensation insurance (if you have at least 1 employee)
  • documentation showing your business is in good standing with the required Secretary of State office 

Your completed application and supporting documentation should be mailed to the CLB. 

Contractors Licensing Board
4100 Richards Road
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72117

Call 1 (800) 308-4358 to talk with a Surety Expert