Texas Surety Bonds

With over 200 types of surety bond requirements, there are several departments and divisions across cities, counties, and the state of Texas ensuring a safe environment for residents and businesses. Surety bonds are mandated for various occupations and operations to guarantee restitution is available through a third party (Jet Insurance Company) should the person or business fail to operate in a contractual, legal and/or ethical manner.

Jet's process allows you to get to work or continue working without any added stress. You are purchasing directly from the surety company, no middlemen. Most surety bonds can be purchase online in a matter of minutes.

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Texas Bond Categories

Texas Construction Bonds are often a requisite to receiving a contractor license or permit. Cities and counties are often the requiring entities, but there are also state departments and unions that require surety bonds.

Transportation surety bonds vary from motor vehicle dealers licenses to registration services to CDL third-party testers and a few things in between.

The Department of Insurance, Secretary of State, Department of Licensing and Regulation, and other agencies oversee financial bond requirements including those for debt collectors, escrow officers, insurance agents, loan servicers, and more.

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission requires a bond for alcoholic beverage businesses. The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts requires sales tax bonds, bonds for IFTA licensees, motor fuels tax bonds, and mixed beverage tax bonds.

Whether you're an executor, administrator, conservator, guardian, trustee, or something else in court and probate, surety bonds are often required to guarantee compliance with the law and to protect the dispossessed.

Discount health care program operators, EMS Subscription Programs,
and those doing the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments need a surety bond to operate in Texas.

If you operate a barber school, real estate school, or driver safety and education school in Texas, you are required to have a surety bond for the duration of your license.

A $10,000 Notary Bond is required of all Texas notary publics. The bond is good for a 4-year term.

Employee Dishonesty, Janitorial Service, Business Service, and ERISA Bonds offer protection to the business when it has sustained losses as a result of an employee's fraudulent acts.

Competitive dog hunting events, deputies/special game wardens, grain and public warehouses, public weighers, timber permit holders, and agriculture facilities enrolled in the Cooperative Inspection Program must hold a bond.

Although most bonds fall under a category above, some do not such as a bonds for athlete agents, burglar alarm sellers, health spas, professional employer organizations and more.

Common Surety Bonds

The following bonds are requested more than others at Jet. Get right into in by selecting your bond category below.

The Texas DMV requires individuals who are unable to provide proof of vehicle ownership to apply for a Bonded Title, also known as a Certificate of Title or Lost Title Bond.

$A 50,000 Auto Dealer Bond is required for all motor vehicle dealers receiving their GDN in the State of Texas.

Credit Services Organizations are required by the Texas Secretary of State to have a $10,000 bond for the duration of their registration.

A Continuous Bond of Seller (Sales Tax Bond) is to be filed by Sales and Use Tax Permit hlders who have had trouble paying due taxes in a timely manner in the past.

Some utility companies in Texas require customers entering into a service agreement to first obtain a Utility Deposit Bond to guarantee payment is received for services such as water, electric, sewer, or garbage.

Notary Bond Application:

Business Information:

Indemnity Agreement:

I, the undersigned, hereby apply for a Dishonesty Bond also known as a Business Service Bond or Janitorial Service Bond (“bond”) to the Surety Company (“SURETY”) through Jet Insurance Company (“JET”), with whom I hereby grant the authority to act on my behalf with respect to the bond and assign as my Broker of Record, and declare that the statements herein are true and correct. In consideration of the SURETY issuing, renewing or substituting said bond(s), I, individually and as the owner or officer of the bonded entity, hereby understand and agree, as follows: (i) to reimburse, hold harmless, and indemnify SURETY upon demand for all loss, liability, claim, expense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, expert’s fees, investigative fees and claims handling fees, and any other cost which SURETY shall pay or incur in defense, adjustment, or settlement of such claims/suits by reason of such suretyship; (ii) that an itemized statement of loss and expenses by SURETY shall be indisputable proof of my liability to SURETY; (iii) coverage is subject to a $100 deductible; (iv) the employee must be convicted before coverage will apply (v) performance and any form of dispute resolution of this agreement shall take place in the county of SURETY's office of service; and (vi) a facsimile copy or electronically signed version of this agreement shall be binding as if it were an original. This agreement shall survive any changes in, substitute to or renewal of the bond(s).

Required Effect Date of Bond Policy:

Contact Information:

Employee Dishonesty Bond Application:

Business Information:

Business Description:

Coverage Requirements:

Indemnity Agreement:

I, the undersigned, hereby apply for a Dishonesty Bond also known as a Business Service Bond or Janitorial Service Bond (“bond”) to the Surety Company (“SURETY”) through Jet Insurance Company (“JET”), with whom I hereby grant the authority to act on my behalf with respect to the bond and assign as my Broker of Record, and declare that the statements herein are true and correct. In consideration of the SURETY issuing, renewing or substituting said bond(s), I, individually and as the owner or officer of the bonded entity, hereby understand and agree, as follows: (i) to reimburse, hold harmless, and indemnify SURETY upon demand for all loss, liability, claim, expense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, expert’s fees, investigative fees and claims handling fees, and any other cost which SURETY shall pay or incur in defense, adjustment, or settlement of such claims/suits by reason of such suretyship; (ii) that an itemized statement of loss and expenses by SURETY shall be indisputable proof of my liability to SURETY; (iii) coverage is subject to a $100 deductible; (iv) the employee must be convicted before coverage will apply (v) performance and any form of dispute resolution of this agreement shall take place in the county of SURETY's office of service; and (vi) a facsimile copy or electronically signed version of this agreement shall be binding as if it were an original. This agreement shall survive any changes in, substitute to or renewal of the bond(s).

Required Effect Date of Bond Policy:

Contact Information:

Contract Bond Application:

Business Information:

Owner Information:

Job Details:

Indemnity Agreement:

I, the undersigned, hereby apply for a Dishonesty Bond also known as a Business Service Bond or Janitorial Service Bond (“bond”) to the Surety Company (“SURETY”) through Jet Insurance Company (“JET”), with whom I hereby grant the authority to act on my behalf with respect to the bond and assign as my Broker of Record, and declare that the statements herein are true and correct. In consideration of the SURETY issuing, renewing or substituting said bond(s), I, individually and as the owner or officer of the bonded entity, hereby understand and agree, as follows: (i) to reimburse, hold harmless, and indemnify SURETY upon demand for all loss, liability, claim, expense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, expert’s fees, investigative fees and claims handling fees, and any other cost which SURETY shall pay or incur in defense, adjustment, or settlement of such claims/suits by reason of such suretyship; (ii) that an itemized statement of loss and expenses by SURETY shall be indisputable proof of my liability to SURETY; (iii) coverage is subject to a $100 deductible; (iv) the employee must be convicted before coverage will apply (v) performance and any form of dispute resolution of this agreement shall take place in the county of SURETY's office of service; and (vi) a facsimile copy or electronically signed version of this agreement shall be binding as if it were an original. This agreement shall survive any changes in, substitute to or renewal of the bond(s).

Required Effect Date of Bond Policy:

Contact Information:

Worker's Compensation Application:

Business Information:

Business Description:

Coverage Requirements

Indemnity Agreement:

I, the undersigned, hereby apply for a Dishonesty Bond also known as a Business Service Bond or Janitorial Service Bond (“bond”) to the Surety Company (“SURETY”) through Jet Insurance Company (“JET”), with whom I hereby grant the authority to act on my behalf with respect to the bond and assign as my Broker of Record, and declare that the statements herein are true and correct. In consideration of the SURETY issuing, renewing or substituting said bond(s), I, individually and as the owner or officer of the bonded entity, hereby understand and agree, as follows: (i) to reimburse, hold harmless, and indemnify SURETY upon demand for all loss, liability, claim, expense, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees, expert’s fees, investigative fees and claims handling fees, and any other cost which SURETY shall pay or incur in defense, adjustment, or settlement of such claims/suits by reason of such suretyship; (ii) that an itemized statement of loss and expenses by SURETY shall be indisputable proof of my liability to SURETY; (iii) coverage is subject to a $100 deductible; (iv) the employee must be convicted before coverage will apply (v) performance and any form of dispute resolution of this agreement shall take place in the county of SURETY's office of service; and (vi) a facsimile copy or electronically signed version of this agreement shall be binding as if it were an original. This agreement shall survive any changes in, substitute to or renewal of the bond(s).

Required Effect Date of Bond Policy:

Contact Information: