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North Dakota Contractor License Bonds

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How much does a North Dakota contractor bond cost?

The state of North Dakota requires contractors to post surety bonds ranging from $1,000 to $25,000, based on the specific type needed. issues these bonds instantly without a credit check, so applicants can get bonded instantly starting at $100!

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Bond Type
$5,000Grand Forks Contractor
$15,000Water Well Contractor Constructing Water Wells Bond
$2,000Water Well Contractor Installing Monitoring Wells Bond
$2,000Water Well Contractor Installing Pitless Units/Pumps Bond
$5,000City of West Fargo Contractor Bond

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All North Dakota contractor bonds require a one-year renewal.

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Need a surety bond for a construction project?

Payment bonds and performance bonds are often required for specific construction projects. No matter the state, can get you the bond you need for your next job.

Dickinson Plumbing License Bond

To obtain a Dickinson plumbing license, contractors must turn in their notarized application to the city of Dickinson with the following:

  • A copy of their North Dakota state plumbing license
  • Their $1,000 surety bond
  • Payment of the $100 application fee

Fargo Sidewalk Builders Bond

The city of Fargo requires constructors to obtain a Fargo sidewalk builders license to construct, repair, or maintain the city’s sidewalks. Along with the application, constructors must:

  • Include a Certificate of Liability Insurance
  • Submit a copy of their North Dakota State Contractor License
  • Submit their $25,000 surety bond
  • Pay a $100 application fee

Applicants can find this and other applications on the City of Fargo permits website.

Grand Forks Contractor Bonds

North Dakota contractor bonds are required by the City of Grand Forks to ensure that contractors perform all work according to the standards set by the city. To become a building, mechanical, plumbing, excavator, or sign hanger contractor in Grand Forks, North Dakota, applicants must:

  • Submit a $5,000 license and permit surety bond made payable to the city

Moving contractors must:

  • Post a $1,000 license and permit surety bond made payable to the city

The original copy of the bond form and all applicable licensing fees must be filed with the city. All contractors in Grand Forks must obtain a North Dakota State Contractor's License from the Secretary of State.

For more information about contractor bonds and licenses in Grand Forks, North Dakota, visit the city’s website.

Pay just $100 for your contractor license bond when you choose!

Water Well Contractor Bond

North Dakota water well contractor bonds are put in place to ensure that contractors perform all work according to water well contracts and all applicable state laws.

Along with their water well contractor application, applicants must:

  • Have at least one year of water well drilling and construction experience or have completed a water well vocational school program
  • Submit documentation of his or her experience in water well construction, along with three professional references
  • Attach a $2,000 surety bond and a $200 certification fee to the application

These bonds are continuous until canceled and can be terminated by the surety at any time by sending written notice of cancellation to the North Dakota State Board of Water Well Contractors in Bismarck, North Dakota, and to the contractor. Cancellation becomes effective 30 days from the mailing date of the notice.

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