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Illinois Elmhurst Contractor Bond

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How much does an Elmhurst Illinois contractor bond cost? 

Elmhurst Illinois contractor license bond costs start at $100 annually. Your individual surety bond cost will be determined based on your Elmhurst contractor license type and required bond amount.

  • The $10,000 subcontractor and roofer contractor bond costs $100 annually.
  • The $25,000 general contractor bond costs $125 annually.

You can save money by choosing our multi-year discount to extend your Elmhurst contractor registration bond term during checkout!

How do you get a contractor bond in Elmhurst Illinois? 

You can purchase your Elmhurst Illinois construction bond online 24/7. You'll need to provide your licensed contractor name and permit type for Elmhurst Community Development Department filing approval. Once your payment has been processed, your official contractor license bond will be emailed to you instantly. 

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Bond Type
$10,000City of Elmhurst Contractor Bond Sub-Contractors and Roofers (Roofers must also have $5,000 bond with the state)
$25,000City of Elmhurst Contractor Bond General Contractors

What is an Elmhurst Illinois contractor license bond? 

The Elmhurst Illinois Code of Ordinances requires contractors be bonded for construction work performed in the city. By filing this bond you agree to comply with Elmhurst ordinances that regulate the city's contractor licensing for construction work. If you fail to do so, your issuing surety company will pay valid claims up to your $10,000 or $25,000 required bond amount, which you must reimburse. 

Why do I need a contractor license bond in Elmhurst?  

The Elmhurst Illinois Community Development Department requires this contractor license bond to protect the city and its citizens from contractors who fail to comply with city ordinances. You won't be approved for a construction project permit in Elmhurst without purchasing and filing a surety bond in the correct required amount. If you have questions about your city contractor registration or surety bond, you can contact the Elmhurst Illinois Community Development Department by calling 1(630)530-3030

Elmhurst requires this bond for city contractor license compliance. If you work as a contractor in other cities, we also offer additional Illinois contractor license bond types across the state.

Do I need a surety bond as a sub-contractor in Elmhurst? 

Yes, sub-contractors and roofing contractors who work in Elmhurst must file a $10,000 surety bond with the city while general contractors must file a $25,000 surety bond. The city's official contractor registration application specifically instructs contractors email their bonds to [email protected]

Note that roofing contractors working in the city must also file a $10,000 surety bond with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

How do you update or change your bond form? 

If the Elmhurst Illinois Community Development Department requires your contractor license bond form be updated, contact your surety company. If you purchased your bond from, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common changes requested are updating your licensed contractor name or permit type to match your contractor license.

How do I renew my Elmhurst Illinois contractor bond?

You'll need to renew your Elmhurst Illinois construction bond before its current term expires. Once you pay your renewal invoice, instructions will be provided to keep your surety bond active for your next Elmhurst contractor license term.

How do you become a licensed contractor in Elmhurst Illinois? 

Complete the following steps to apply for your Elmhurst contractor license.

  1. Purchase and file your $10,000 sub-contractor or roofer required bond amount or $25,000 general contractor required bond amount.
  2. Pay the $100 registration fee.
  3. Submit your Elmhurst Application for Contractor Registration with all required contact information. 

The official Elmhurst contractor registration application lists the following contractor trades depending on the type of construction project work you perform. 

  • general
  • roofer
  • excavator
  • lawn sprinkler
  • plumber
  • carpentry
  • steel
  • demo
  • landscaper
  • HVAC
  • cement mason
  • utility installation
  • window
  • fire
  • electric 
  • insulation
  • siding 
  • sewer

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