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Getting a Surety Bond in South Carolina

South Carolina is our home state at Surety Bonds Direct. We take pride in leveraging our local surety bond market knowledge to offer our South Carolina customers quality bonds, exceptional service, and the best prices. From auto dealer licenses to contractor permits, numerous business activities across the Palmetto State require surety bonds. Request a free quote today to see what you can save by buying direct.

The Most Common South Carolina Surety Bonds

Surety bonds in South Carolina must be furnished to satisfy a variety of licensing and compliance purposes for businesses including construction contractors, motor vehicle dealerships, private investigators, investment advisers, freight brokers and forwarders, mortgage brokers and many others.

Obligees in the state of South Carolina implement bonding requirements to ensure that small and mid-sized business owners operate their businesses in an ethical manner. In the event that the business owner or his employees engage in unethical or illegal conduct, the surety bond ensures that the financial implications will not be the responsibility of the people of South Carolina. In effect, the bond shields the citizens of the state and the state government from financial liability.

The most common type of surety bond in South Carolina are contractor license bonds required by the South Carolina Residential Builders Commission for those seeking a certification of authorization or a license as a residential builder, HVAC, plumbing, or electrical residential specialty contractor. In addition, the residential specialty contractor license in the state requires a bond for those engaged in business activities including roofing, carpentry, drywall, vinyl and aluminum siding, and insulation installers among other activities.

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles mandates that all used car dealers, wholesalers, wholesale auto auctions, travel trailer, and motorcycle dealers furnish a surety bond to comply with South Carolina state statutes and DMV regulations pertaining to the auto industry in the state. Other popular surety bonds in South Carolina include mortgage broker, freight broker and private investigator bonds.


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