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Surety Bond Registration


Federal Treasury, Department of

Surety bonds are required for various projects to ensure project completion. 

The Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BFS) handles surety bonds nationwide. The BFS is part of the Department of the Treasury. Companies who wish to do the following must apply to the BFS:
  1. direct write federal bonds or
  2. reinsure federal bonds or
  3. be recognized as an Admitted Reinsurer for the companies who directly write or reinsure federal bonds
A free program with the City offers up to $500,000 in collateral assistance for surety bond applications. Your business may be eligible if:
  • your business is bidding or planning to bid on a project as a contractor with a City agency or the NYC Economic Development Corporation; and
  • the project requires surety bonding.
Businesses can be prime contractors or sub-contractors to apply.

Bureau of the Fiscal Service

200 Third Street
Room 1010
Parkersburg, WV 26106
Phone (304) 480-6635

Surety & Fidelity Association of America

1140 19th St NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
Phone (202) 463-0600
Fax (202) 463-0606

U.S. Small Business Administration

New York District Office
26 Federal Plaza, Suite 3100
New York, NY 10278
Phone (800) 827-5722
Fax (212) 264-4693
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