The Arkansas Pest Control Surety Bond is required by the Arkansas State Plant Board. This type of bond is also called Termite and Other Structural Pest Surety Bond. There are 2 different bonds required depending on the work being performed. The Household Pest and Rodent Control Surety Bond amount is set at $50,000 while the Termite and Other Structural Pest and/or Household Pest and Rodent Control Surety Bond is set at $100,000.
What are the requirements to operate a Pest Control business in Arkansas?
Pest control service refers to anyone who gives advice or engages in work to prevent, control or repel pests such as mammals, birds, reptiles, arthropods or other organisms that may infest structures. Any person who wishes to work in pest control service must have a license. These licenses are valid for one fiscal year and must be renewed before July 1.
There are 10 different classifications, and all applicants must pass an exam related to that, plus a Basic Core Exam. A surety bond must also be submitted. This bond, which protects the public must be executed by a company that is licensed to do business in the state of Arkansas. If there is a claim on the bond, it will be the responsibility of the principal to hold the surety harmless.
How can I get an Arkansas Pest Control Surety Bond?
The process of getting the surety bond is easy. Simply complete our easy to use, online application and within 1 business day an agent will contact you with a firm quote. Then you complete some paperwork, make payment and your bond will be delivered to you via USPS Priority Mail. Overnight delivery is also available.
Surety1 is licensed in all 50 states and is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau. The company represents over a dozen, “A” rated surety carriers and has been providing surety bonds in Arkansas since 2003.