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How much does an Omaha Nebraska contractor bond cost? 

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

  • The $10,000 building contractor bond costs $100 annually.
  • The $10,000 commercial air conditioning bond costs $100 annually.
  • The $12,500 electrical contractor bond costs $125 annually.
  • The $20,000 excavation contractor bond costs $100 annually. 
  • The $10,000 residential air conditioning bond costs $100 annually.

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

How do you get an Omaha contractor license bond? 

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

How fast can you get a contractor license bond? offers instant emailed Omaha Nebraska contractor bond delivery 24/7. Purchase your Omaha construction bond online now to receive your official bond delivered in minutes by email.

Bond Type
$10,000City of Omaha Contractor Bond
$12,500City of Omaha Contractor Bondfor Electrical Contractors
$20,000City of Omaha Excavation Contractor Bond
$10,000City of Omaha Commercial Air Conditioning Contractor Bond
$10,000City of Omaha Residential Air Conditioning Contractor Bond

What is an Omaha Nebraska contractor bond? 

The Omaha Municipal Code requires contractors be bonded for construction work performed in the city. By filing this bond you agree to comply with Omaha 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 full bond amount, which you must reimburse. 

Why do you need the Omaha Nebraska contractor license bond? 

The Omaha Planning Department requires a 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 contractor permit in Omaha 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 Planning Department by calling 1(402)444-5350 or emailing [email protected]

Omaha requires this bond for city contractor licensing. If you work as a contractor in other cities or counties, we also offer Nebraska contractor license bond types across the state.

How do you update or change your contractor license bond form? 

If the Omaha Planning 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 change requested is updating your contractor name to match your license.

How do I renew my Omaha Nebraska contractor bond? 

You'll need to renew your Omaha Nebraska 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 Omaha contractor license term.

How do you get an Omaha contractor license? 

When applying for your Omaha contractor license, you'll need to file your bond insurance with the Planning Department. Your licensing fees and exam requirements will depend on your license class. 

Complete the following steps to apply for your specific Omaha contractor license type.

Building Contractors

  1. Purchase and file your $10,000 surety bond.
  2. Provide proof of general liability insurance ($1,000,000 for Class A and B, $500,000 for Class C, $300,000 for Class D and E).
  3. Complete your 9 continuing education hours.
  4. Submit your Omaha Building Contractor License Application with all required contact information. 

Find more Omaha Building Contractor License application requirements. For further information regarding continuing education requirements, refer to Omaha Municipal Code Section 43-281.

Electrical Contractors

  1. Purchase and file your $12,500 surety bond.
  2. Submit your Omaha Electrical Contractor License Application with all required contact information.

Find more Omaha Electrical Contractor License application requirements.

Air Conditioning Contractors

To apply to become an air conditioning contractor in Omaha you must purchase and file a $10,000 surety bond. Find more Omaha Air Conditioning/Air Distribution License application requirements.

Excavation Contractors

The Omaha Planning Department does not currently provide online instructions for their excavation contractor license application. You can contact the Planning Department by calling 1(402)444-5350 or emailing [email protected]

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