by FCA Surety

A quick and easy bonding solution for new and emerging contractors across Canada

What is FirstBond™ by FCA?

  • Do you need a bid, performance or labour & material payment bond under $1,000,000?
  • Are you a new contractor looking to begin bidding on public contracts?
  • Have you been told your company does not qualify for bonding?

If you answered Yes to any of these questions, then FirstBond™ is perfect for you.

Under the FirstBond™, our clients have access to:

  • Performance Bonds
  • Labour & Material Payment Bonds

of up to a $1,000,000.

Bond prices range depending on the size and type of the bonds, but it generally costs between 0.7% to 1.5% of the contract value.

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Bonds available under the FirstBond™ program

Tender Stage

Pre-qualification Letters, Surety’s Consent Letters, Bid Bonds

Construction Stage

Performance and Labour & Material Payment Bonds

Other Bonds

Warranty Bonds and Lien Bonds

Interested in a Free Consultation?

Call us today.


Frequently Asked Questions

How much does FirstBond™ cost?

There is a one time set up fee between $1,500 to $2,500 to set up a FirstBond™ facility.

This fee includes the initial set up of your bonding program and unlimited use of tender documents for one year. This includes:

  • Pre-Qualification Letters
  • Surety’s Consent Letters
  • Bid Bonds

What are the limitations?

FirstBond™ is a program for companies with bond needs of up to $1,000,000.

For companies with bond needs over this amount, please visit our Construction Surety page or visit our Contact-us page for a free consultation.

How do I qualify?

It all starts with a conversation, please head to our Contact Us page and choose any method of your preferred type of communication to talk to us.