Bid Bonds are required in connection with the submission of tenders for contracts with private/public owner. The subject is to guarantee that the bidder (Contractor), if awarded the contract, will enter into the contract and furnish the Prescribed Performance Bond. If the contractor is afterwards unable to enter into the contract and to furnish the required Performance Bond, the insurance company is liable to pay the bond amount to the owner.
MOBILIZATION ADVANCE BOND
Mobilization Advance Bond is required in cases where the oblige (owner) is pre-financing a contract; he may secure the repayment of the advance by means of a bond called Mobilization Advance Bond.
Performance bond is required of a contract (After accepting Bid and awarding of contract) to guarantee the full and the due performance of the contract according to plan and specifications. In case the contractor fails, to perform the contract in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract, the insurance company will be liable to pay the bond amount to the owner on demand.
Supply bonds are similar in intent to performance bonds. They are issued for contracts to supply materials, goods, machinery at a specified time and place.