Companies in Alabama that eradicate termites need a surety bond in order to obtain a permit.
The State of Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, Pesticide Management Section, professional services is responsible for regulating individuals or companies engaged in the pesticide business and the permitting of structural professional services and horticulture professional services.
Chapter 28 Title 2 of the Code of Alabama defines the professional services permits control and/or eradication of wood destroying organisms. The following is required for the permit:
1. Completion of the application for professional services permit and payment of the permit fee
2. Provide a copy of the applicants Certificate of Insurance
3. Obtain a surety bond in the amount of $2,500 and submit the original with the application
4. Licenses and bonds renew annually December 31st of each year
Premiums for the Alabama bond to perform subterranean termite eradication and control work starts as low as $150 depending on credit.
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