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Surety Bonds

Department of the Treasury's Listing of Approved Sureties (Department Circular 570)


Department of the Treasury

Fiscal Service
(Dept. Circular 570; 2018 Revision)

Companies Holding Certificates of Authority as Acceptable Sureties on
Federal Bonds and as Acceptable Reinsuring Companies

Effective July 1, 2018

This Circular is published annually for the information of Federal bond-approving officers and persons required to give bonds to the United States consistent with 31 CFR 223.16. Interim changes are published on the Surety Bond Program website as they occur. Other information pertinent to Federal sureties may be obtained from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Surety Bond Program, 6505 Belcrest Road, Room 345, Hyattsville, MD 20782. Telephone (202) 874-6850 or Fax (202) 874-9978.

The most current list of Treasury authorized companies is always available through the Internet at https://www.fiscal.treasury.gov/fsreports/ref/suretyBnd/c570_a-z.htm. In addition, applicable laws, regulations, and application information are also available at the same site.

Please note that the underwriting limitation published herein is on a per bond basis but this does not limit the amount of a bond that a company can write. Companies are allowed to write bonds with a penal sum over their underwriting limitation as long as they protect the excess amount with reinsurance, coinsurance or other methods as specified at 31 CFR 223.10-11. Please refer to Note (b) at the end of this publication.

The following companies have complied with the law and the regulations of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Those listed in the front of this Circular are acceptable as sureties and reinsurers on Federal bonds under Title 31 of the United States Code, Sections 9304 to 9308 [See Note (a)]. Those listed in the back are acceptable only as reinsurers on Federal bonds under 31 CFR 223.3(b) [See Note (e)].

If we can be of any assistance, please feel free to contact the Surety Bond Section at (202) 874-6850.

Marisa F. Schmader
Deputy Assistant Commissioner
Fiscal Accounting

Important information is contained in the notes at the end of this circular. Please read the Notes carefully.

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