A Pest Control bond is a type of license and permit surety bond. The bond is put in place to provide a form of protection for consumers. The bond protects the consumer, who has entered into a contract for pest control services with the licensee, from fraud and/or dishonesty on the part of the licensee as well as damage to the consumer caused by the licensee’s violation of applicable state laws and regulations. Usually, the pest control bond requirement is continuous, meaning it must be maintained to maintain licensure.
Pest control bond amounts vary by state and by purpose of the bond. California, as an example, has the following surety bond requirements for pest control:
The state governing agency administering the licensing process will either dictate the correct bond amount required or provide a way to calculate it.
Viking has a special program for Pest Control Bonds that can save our clients money. These bonds are typically easy to process. In most cases, minimal paperwork and documentation is required. Quotes for Pest Control bonds are usually obtained the same day or within 24 hours.
Need a Bond? Here's how to get one. Read here for information about the bonding process.