North Carolina Surety Bonds

In North Carolina, there are 117 surety bonding requirements that individuals and business need to acquire. 98 different government departments, agencies, commissions, counties and cities regulate various industries and operations with the North Carolina and use the surety bond as a tool to protect North Carolina's exquisite landscape and people.

North Carolina Bond Categories

Construction Bonds

Various NC government entities require surety bonds for construction work. Contractor bonds are needed for licenses, permits, and contracts.

Court/Probate Bonds

Court and probate bonds are needed for plaintiffs and defendants, personal representatives, and fiduciaries.

Environmental Bonds

Bonds needed for those doing environmental reclamation work, various contractors performing permit work, and anyone opening a landfill credit account.


Employee Dishonesty, Business Service, Janitorial Service, and ERISA Bonds.

Finance Bonds

Bonds for businesses including as mortgage brokers/lenders, pawnbrokers, and collection agencies.

Sales Tax Bonds

Cigarette/tobacco tax businesses, alcoholic beverage wholesalers/importers, and liquor transportation companies require sales tax bonds.

School Bonds

Post secondary schools, barber and cosmetology schools, real estate schools, and private proprietary schools are required to obtain a license bond.

Transportation Bonds

Auto dealers, commercial drivers, and other vehicle and transportation-related licensees need a surety bond.

Other Bonds

Some bonds have their own rules and cannot be categorized with others such as Solicitor, Agriculture/Fish & Game, Utility Deposit, and Environmental/Reclamation bonds.

Common Surety Bonds

These bonds are frequently requested at Jet. Get straight to the bond you need by clicking the button below or select a category above.

Auto Dealer Bond

A $50,000 Auto Dealer Bond is required for the NC business’ first location, with another $25,000 bond required for each additional location.

Lost Title Bond

When ownership of a vehicle cannot be verified, the NCDMV requires a Motor Vehicle Certificate of Title (Lost Title) Indemnity Bond.

Land Use Bond

The LUESA requires property owners/contractors performing construction work in Mecklenburg county to post a surety bond.

Utility Deposit Bond

Utility providers require business account customers to provide a Utility Deposit Bond in order to activate electrical or gas service.