Nevada Contractor License Bond

Nevada Contractor License Bond

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What is an Nevada Contractor License Bond? 

Nevada Contractor License Bond's are required by Nevada's Board of Contractors to obtain your Nevada Contractor License Bond. The Nevada Contractor License Bond amount is set at $15,000. 

The State requires a Contractor License bond for :  

a $15,000 surety bond


Different parts of a bond:

There are 3 parts to a Contractor License surety bond. The Principal "YOU", The Surety Company, and the Obligee. The Principal is the business or individual applying for the Contractor License Surety Bond. The Obligee is the individual or entity requiring the Surety Bond and the Surety Company is the company who provides the Surety Bond coverage.

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Nevada Contractor License Bond Information and Requirements:


WHEREAS, the principal has applied for or holds a contractor's license with the Nevada State Contractors Board pursuant to Chapter 624, Nevada Revised Statutes.

NOW, THEREFORE, this bond is made in favor of the State of Nevada for the benefit of any person having a valid claim who:

1. As owner of the property to be improved entered into a construction contract with the contractor and is damaged by failure of the contractor to perform the contract or to remove liens filed against the property: or

2. As an employee of the contractor performed labor on or about the site of the construction covered by the contract; or

3. As a supplier or materialman furnished materials or equipment for the construction covered by the contract; or

4. Is injured by any unlawful act or omission of the contractor in the performance of a contract.

If an action is commenced on this bond, the Surety shall notify the Board of the action within 30 days after (a) being served with a complaint and summons; or (b) the action is commenced, whichever occurs first. The total aggregate liability of the Surety for all claims shall be limited to the face amount of the bond, irrespective of the number of years the bond is in force or the number of claims filed. The Surety shall have the right to terminate its suretyship under this obligation by serving written notice of its election so to do upon the State Contractors' Board, at its office in Reno, Nevada, by certified mail at least sixty (60) days prior to the date of termination of suretyship. Thereafter the Surety shall be discharged from any liability hereunder for any default of the Principal occurring after the date of termination. The liability of the Surety shall be confined to acts, omissions or defaults of the principal occurring subsequent to the effective date hereof; the Surety shall not be liable for labor and material bills incurred by the Principal prior to the date hereof.

NO ACTION MAY BE COMMENCED on this bond after the expiration of TWO (2) YEARS following the commission of the act upon which the action is based.

IN THE EVENT the surety shall make any payments hereunder, without awaiting court action, the bond amount shall be reduced to the extent of any payment made by surety in good faith under the bond, provided, the surety shall notify the board in writing within (10) days of any payments made hereunder.

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