The Bureau of the Fiscal Service administers the surety bond program for the federal government under 31 U.S.C. 9304-9308 for companies who wish to:
- directly write federal bonds
- reinsure federal bonds
- be recognized as an Admitted Reinsurer for the companies who directly write or reinsure federal bonds
The Department Circular 570 offers a complete list of companies that write or reinsure federal bonds and Admitted Reinsurers for those companies. Circular 570 was updated on July 1, 2023.
Certified Reinsurer Companies
Pools & Associations
State Insurance Departments
Overseas Accredited/Trusteed Reinsurers
Circular 570, Notes and Footnotes
Important Notification for Applications
The Surety Bond program no longer accepts paper submissions - all submissions must be sent electronically by e-mail. For more detailed instructions, visit the Getting Started page for your application type: Authorized Pool/Associations, Admitted Reinsurers, or Authorized Surety/Reinsurer of Federal Bonds.
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