Texas Galveston Contractor Bond

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How much does a Galveston Texas contractor bond cost?

The Galveston Texas contractor bond costs $250 annually for all contractors licensed to work in the city. You can save money by choosing our multi-year discount to extend your Texas surety bond term during checkout!

How do I get a contractor bond in Galveston Texas?

You can purchase your Galveston Texas contractor license bond online 24/7. You'll need to provide your licensed contractor name and license type for Department of Development Services Building Division filing approval. Once your payment has been processed, your official construction bond will be emailed to you instantly. 

How fast can I get a contractor license surety bond?

SuretyBonds.com offers instant emailed Galveston Texas contractor bond delivery 24/7. Purchase your contractor license bond online now to receive your official Galveston surety bond delivered in minutes by email.

Bond Type
$25,000City of Galveston Contractor Bond

What is a Galveston Texas contractor bond? 

Galveston Code of Ordinances requires individuals file a $25,000 surety bond amount before they can receive a contractor license. The city does not require a specific bond form, but the bond requirement ensures contractors comply with the Galveston Code of Ordinances when working on a construction project in the city. The bond allows the city and its residents to file claims against noncompliant contractors to protect themselves from financial loss or damage up to the full $25,000 surety bond amount. Contractors must reimburse their issuing surety company in full for any claims paid out.

Who regulates contractor licensing in Galveston Texas?

The Galveston Texas Department of Development Services Building Division enforces the city's contractor licensing requirements. If you have questions about an existing construction contract, upcoming construction project, or the bonding process, you can contact the Division by calling 1(409)797-3620 or emailing [email protected]

Galveston requires this bond for city contractor licensing. If you work as a licensed contractor in surrounding areas, we also offer other Texas contractor license bond types. 

How do I update my Galveston Texas contractor bond form?

If the Galveston Texas Department of Development Services requires your contractor license bond form be updated, contact your surety insurance company. If you purchased your bond from SuretyBonds.com, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common changes requested are updating your licensed contractor name or license type to match your existing permit.

How do I renew my contractor license bond?

You'll need to renew your Galveston Texas contractor bond before its current term expires. Once you pay your SuretyBonds.com renewal invoice, instructions will be provided to keep your Texas surety bond active for your next city permit term.

How do I get a contractor license in Galveston Texas?

You'll need to do the following to apply for your Galveston Texas contractor license or permit. 

  1. Complete your City of Galveston Application for Contractor Registration.
  2. Purchase and file your $25,000 Texas surety bond.
  3. Purchase a minimum $300,000 in liability insurance.
  4. Pay the $200 registration fee.

The city's official application form instructs you to submit all required application documentation to [email protected].

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