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Alaska Contract Surety Bond

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Most contractors qualify for no cost bid bonds. Contact us to see if you qualify.

Contracts are generally done through a solicitation procedure or bid letting where companies and individuals can bid on construction projects, services or goods. The process could include completion of a bid bond form, application to a vendor system and other requirements. Below are links that provide more details to contract processes.

Alaska Contract Surety Bonds are often required by the federal government, local municipalities, counties, universities or private entities. The process generally begins with a bidding process and if awarded the contract, a contract bond or payment and/or performance bond (such as a DOT&PF contract) may be required.

Contract Surety Bond Types:

Alaska Supply Bond: Guarantees that the company will supply the goods with a specific timeline as outlined in the contract.

Alaska Bid Bond: Ensures that the surety prequalifies the contractor bidding on the project. The bond confirms that if the contractor is the low bidder, the surety will issue the performance and payment bonds.

Alaska Performance Bond: Guarantees the contractor will perform the contract, including finishing the project on time, staying within budget and other terms within the contract.

Alaska Proposal Guarantee Bond: Is another term for Bid Bond and includes the same aspects.

Alaska Payment Bond: Guarantees that subcontractors, suppliers and laborers are paid.

Alaska Maintenance Bond: Guarantees materials workmanship for a certain period of time after a project is completed.

Did You Know?

The Small Business Administration has a Bond Guarantee Program to help small contractors bid on projects.

Related Links:

Bond Guarantee Program
State of Alaska Department of Administration - Contract Award Manual
State of Alaska Department of Administration - State Contracts for use by Political Subdivisions

How Much Will This Bond Cost?

The premium that you pay for an Alaska Contract Surety Bond will depend on the contract amount, business and personal financial statements, work on hand and other factors.

More Surety Bond Questions?

Check out our FAQ page or What’s a Surety Bond? page. Should you need or choose to buy a surety bond, SuretyGroup.com has been underwriting surety bonds throughout the U.S. for more than 35 years. When you work with us, you enjoy the unique benefit of dealing with a team of highly experienced surety agents with in-house underwriting authority. This allows you to receive competitive, low rates, quick approvals, and immediate bond delivery. In most cases, your bond will be delivered within 24 hours after you apply for it.

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