We actually have some great resources on this topic. Feel free to read our article below, which has pricing information on surety bonds. I’m not sure if requiring a company is normal or not. I would check the company’s reputability just to be sure.
– What is a surety bond:https://fitsmallbusiness.com/what-is-a-surety-bond/
– Types of surety bonds: https://fitsmallbusiness.com/types-of-surety-bonds/