The California Disciplinary Contractors License Bond is required by the State of California Contractors State License Board.

California Disciplinary Contractors License BondThe California Contractors State License Board (CLSB) requires that if a license has been revoked or suspended for a violation of contractors license law, the contractor must file a disciplinary bond.  The California Disciplinary Contractors License Bond is required to reinstate, reissue or reapply for a new license.  However, only some suspensions require the filing of this bond.

If appropriate, CSLB will attempt to mediate and help achieve a resolution without disciplinary action. However, complaints involving serious violations of Contractors’ State License Law, like, poor workmanship, abandonment, misuse of funds, failure to obtain a building permit, or failure to maintain workers’ compensation for employees, can result in formal disciplinary action, even if the licensee does not have a history of complaints.

The bond must be on file with Contractors State License Board for at least two years.

Disciplinary bonds are subject to the following requirements:

  • The bond must be filed in addition to, and cannot take the place of or be combined with, any other bonds required to maintain an active contractor’s license;
  • The Registrar determines the bond amount, which is based on the seriousness of the violation or violations. The amount may not be less than $15,000, nor greater than ten times the amount of the contractor’s bond.
  • The bond must remain current and on file for at least two years. In some cases, a longer filing period may be required.
  • The firm’s license must remain active and current while the disciplinary bond is on file.


How to Get Your California Disciplinary Contractors License Bond

  1. Complete an online application. It’s free and no-obligation.
  2. One of our surety experts will contact you with a firm quote and an agreement to sign.
  3. Provide payment and your signed agreement, and then you will receive your Surety Bond!

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