Surety Bonds for Minnesota Mechanical Contractors

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What is a Minnesota mechanical bond?

The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) requires businesses to file a $25,000 mechanical contractor bond to contract to perform heating, ventilation, cooling, gas, air conditioning, fuel burning, or refrigeration work. Learn more about Minnesota contractor license bonds.

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How much do MN mechanical bonds cost?

We can issue you a $25,000 mechanical bond for $175 – without having to pull your credit. See bond preview.

Who needs a mechanical license bond in Minnesota?


Minnesota doesn’t require individual employees of mechanical contractors to obtain state licenses. However, cities may require individuals to obtain licenses or competency cards issued through local municipalities.


Businesses wishing to perform HVAC, gas, fuel burning, or refrigeration work in Minnesota must file a $25,000 mechanical contractor bond with the DLI.

How to Apply for Your Minnesota Mechanical Contractors Bond

To apply for your mechanical contractor’s license, follow the instructions in DLI’s Business Registration PacketUse the checklist below to successfully obtain your Minnesota mechanical contractor bond as quickly as possible:

  • Apply with ZipBonds (either online or by calling 888-435-4191). We’re licensed to do business in the State of Minnesota.
  • Pay a filing fee of $100 (valid for two years), payable to the State of Minnesota.
  • To renew your bond, pay a $100 filing fee.
  • Make sure your bond is signed and notarized.
  • Submit your bond to DLI either online or via mail.
  • Comply with all local licensing requirements (in addition to state).

Get Your Mechanical Bond in MN

ZipBonds can get you bonded in a flash! Apply online today or connect with one of our team members by calling 888-435-4191 or emailing us at We’re happy to answer any of your questions and walk you through the application process.



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