Commercial Surety School

This workshop provides a deep dive into commercial surety. The instructors are commercial surety producers and underwriters with years of experience, they will outline key elements of commercial surety including legal requirements, financial analysis, underwriting processes, participant roles, and risks. Instructors will describe the required financial information and explain why and what should be collected and reviewed and how this information is used.  The expanded three-day workshop will be an interactive and immersive experience with students working through case studies allowing them to dive into the details of commercial surety across a diverse array of industries encompassing numerous types of bonds.

Registration costs:
Members/Affiliates/Associates Rate  -  $1,595
Non-member registration costs $3,190

Please contact to be added to the Waiting List.

Please note: Registration is not considered complete until the fee is paid and the student information survey is complete. This short survey is designed to gauge each participant’s level of surety knowledge and help our Surety School faculty tailor each class to the participants. It is not a test. It will be emailed to each registrant to complete in November 2023.

All cancellations and transfers must be sent in writing to NASBP at Requests for transfers to alternate classes at the same event, future events, or to another employee of the same company are considered case-by-case. For a full refund, written cancellation must be received 30 calendar days prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received between 15 - 29 days prior to the event are eligible for a 50% refund. Cancellations received in less than 15 calendar days prior to the event, or on registrations that have been transferred to a later event are not eligible for refunds. All refunds will be charged a 5% processing fee.


NASBP’s number one priority is the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff! With that in mind, please review the 2024 Winter School Readiness Plan (coming soon) in accordance with CDC Guidelines and the current state and local health and safety protocols. All students and faculty must sign the NASBP COVID19 Waiver before arriving at the school.  This waiver was a required part of the NASBP online registration process and your registration is considered as an acceptance of this agreement. 


Winter 2024 Surety School will be held at the Westin Galleria Dallas, 13340 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX, 75240.

CLICK HERE to book your room at NASBP's Group Rate
NASBP GROUP Rate:  $225, plus applicable taxes

Even though NASBP has a block of rooms available at the special NASBP group rate, these rooms could sell out before the hotel room cut-off date of Wednesday, January 10, 2024.  All Students are responsible for making their own room reservations. Room reservations are held on a first-come, first-served basis and NASBP cannot guarantee an accommodation once the room block is sold out.  To avoid disappointment at not getting into the hotel, please secure your hotel room as soon as possible. 


    Winter 2024 SCHEDULE
    Tuesday, January 23
    5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Welcome Reception (optional)
    Wednesday, January 24
    7:30 - 8:00 a.m.  Continental breakfast
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Class
    Thursday, January 25
    7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Class
    Friday, January 26
    7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Continental breakfast
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Class
    5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Graduation Reception & Dinner


    NASBP applies for and works to maintain approval by the state insurance/financial services department/commissioner/continuing education committee in each state, the CE's amounts from the most recent approvals of the Commercial Surety School for the amount of Property/Casualty Insurance continuing education credits listed below. (The CE amounts and approvals listed below are subject to change as courses are renewed)

    In order to receive credits, students must sign in at the beginning of each day's class and sign out at the end of each day's class. Students must attend all 3 days' classes in order to receive the credits; no partial credit is awarded. There is no final exam. Note: If you would like to receive CE credits, please do not make travel arrangements that will require you to leave the hotel before 5:00 p.m. on Friday (we suggest no flights earlier than 8:00 p.m.).

    Commercial Surety School hourly breakdown of time.

    For more information, please contact NASBP's Professional Development Department at or call (240) 200-1270.

    Alabama – 24

    Louisiana – 24

    Oklahoma – 21

    Alaska - 24

    Maine – 24

    Oregon – 24

    Arizona - 24

    Maryland - 21

    Pennsylvania - 24

    Arkansas - 24

    Massachusetts - 24

    Rhode Island - 21

    California - 24

    Michigan – 21

    South Carolina – 24

    Colorado – 24

    Minnesota - 21

    South Dakota - 10

    Connecticut – 24

    Mississippi - 24

    Tennessee - 24

    Delaware – 21

    Missouri - 16

    Texas – 24

    District of Columbia - 24

    Montana - 24

    Utah – 24

    Florida – 24

    Nebraska – 21

    Vermont - 24

    Georgia – 24

    Nevada - 24

    Virginia -  24

    Hawaii - 24

    New Hampshire - 21

    Washington –  21

    Idaho – 24

    New Jersey - 21

    West Virginia - 24

    Illinois – 12

    New Mexico - 24

    Wisconsin - 24

    Indiana – 24

    New York - 15

    Wyoming - 21

    Iowa - 24

    North Carolina - 24


    Kansas - 24

    North Dakota – 24

    Guam - 23

    Kentucky - 24

    Ohio - 21


    1 Florida Provider number 751. Course number _______

    2 Michigan Provider number 0168. Course number _______

    3 New York Provider number NY-NYPO-100049. Course number _____________. 

    4 NASBP and this course are registered with the Oregon Insurance Division and registration  not imply endorsement by the Insurance Division.

    5 ONLY the Virginia Insurance License Number (VLN) or the National Producer Number (NPN) are permitted forms of student identification. This course is categorized as "Non-Company/Non-Agency."

    By registering for and attending NASBP meetings, programs, or events, you understand and agree that NASBP or its authorized representatives may conduct interviews and may take photographs and/or videotape and/or audio recordings at such meetings, programs, and events. You hereby grant to NASBP and its authorized representatives the absolute right and permission to use your name, likeness, biographical information, voice, content of any interview, image and/or photograph and any other indicia of persona (Persona) or to refrain from doing so in any manner or media whether existing now or hereinafter developed (including, without limitation, the Internet) worldwide, for trade, advertising, education, and/or promotional purposes. You agree that you shall have no rights of review or approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim arising out of or resulting from the use or alteration or use in any composite form of Persona and agree to release and hold NASBP and its authorized representatives harmless for any and all such uses(s).