Licensing

Bonds and insurance

Surety bonds

Oregon law requires contractors to carry surety bonds. The amount is determined by your license endorsement.  Learn more​.

Liability insurance

Oregon law requires contractors to carry general liability insurance. The minimum amount of the policy is determined by your license endorsement.  Learn mor​e.

Workers' compensation insurance

Workers’ compensation insurance is required if your business has employees. Commercial contractors must have workers' compensation insurance. Learn more​.

Public Works Bond

​Contractors working on qualifying public works projects with a total project cost of more than $100,000 must file a $30,000 public works bond with the Construction Contractors Board (CCB). The bond must be filed before work starts.  Learn more​.