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Montana Missoula Contractor Bonds

How much does a contractor bond cost in Missoula, Montana?

The City of Missoula, Montana, requires gas fitters, sidewalk/curb/paving contractors and excavation contractors to post surety bonds.

These bonds are subject to underwriting, which means the amount you’ll pay for your bond depends on a review of your personal credit report. Applicants with strong credit could pay as low as $100! Our experts work with bad credit applicants to ensure they qualify for the lowest rates possible. Request a free bond quote now!

Bond Type Bond Amount Cost by Credit Score*
680 and up 679 - 600 599 or lower
Gas Fitter Bond $3,000 Starts at $100 $150-300 $300+ Apply Now
Sidewalk, Curb and Paving Bond $10,000 Starts at $100 $500-1,000 $1,000+ Apply Now
Excavation Bond $20,000 Starts at $200 $1,000-2,000 $2,000+ Apply Now
*The bond premium rate quotes provided to you through this website are for pricing comparisons and quotation estimate purposes only. The bond rate quotes provided are based on general assumptions that may or may not be applicable to you and are subject to change at any time. These rate quotes do not constitute an offer of insurance, nor is any contract, agreement, or bond coverage implied, formed or bound by the provision of rate quotes. Bondability, final bond premium rate quotes and an offer of insurance, if any, will be determined by the insurance company providing your bond. You must contact us directly to obtain a quote for binding purposes.

Call 1 (800) 308-4358, or click here to submit a bond request. Our experts make the bonding process fast, easy and accurate.

Why do I need this bond?

Prior to receiving a city business license, all gas fitters, sidewalk/curb/paving contractors and excavation contractors must file surety bonds in the proper amount with the city subject to the conditions listed in Section 13.24.030, 12.08.030 and 12.24.120 depending on the type of construction work being performed. The bond indemnifies and protects the city from losses or damages that result from the principal’s (gas fitter or contractor) failure to comply with these terms.

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What’s the fine print?

Although there aren’t specific forms for these Missoula surety bonds, our experts have been instructed by the city to use the generic license and permit bond form for these bond types.

The surety can cancel this bond at any time by giving the city written notice of cancellation 30 days prior to the effective termination date.

The surety agrees that the city’s cost of repairs can be assessed against the bond and provided by ordinance 5.08.140.

How to become a contractor in Missoula, Montana

To become a licensed gas fitter or excavation or paving, curb and sidewalk contractor in Missoula, Montana, applicants must do the following:

  • Provide proof of Certificate of Insurance
  • Show evidence of Worker’s Compensation Insurance of exemption
  • Provide a copy of State of Montana Department of Labor and Industry Certificate of Contractor Registration
  • Submit to a police background check

Complete licensing information can be accessed via the Additional Resources section of this page. Take the first step toward becoming a licensed contractor in Missoula, Montana, by purchasing the surety bond you need!

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