Essential Requirements For Qualification

Contractor possesses a valid and current California Contractor’s license for the projects which it intends to submit a bid.
Contractor has a liability insurance policy with a policy limit of at least $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate.
Contractor has a current workers’ compensation insurance policy as required by the Labor Code or is legally self-insured pursuant to the Labor Code section 3700 et. seq.
Contractor has available the latest copy of a reviewed or audited financial statement with accompanying notes and supplemental information.
Contractor has available a notarized statement from an admitted surety insurer which has been approved by the California Department of Insurance and has been authorized to issue bonds in the State of California which states:

(a) the contractor’s current bonding capacity is sufficient for the project for which they seek pre-qualification (if they are seeking pre-qualification for a single project); or if they are seeking pre-qualification valid for a year

(b) the contractor’s current available bonding capacity

Contractor is eligible to bid on or to be awarded a public works contract, or perform as a subcontractor on a public works contract, pursuant to either Labor Code section 1777.1 or Labor Code section 1777.7.
Contractor has not had a surety firm complete a contract on their behalf, or paid for completion because the contractor was default terminated by the project owner within the last five (5) years.
At any time during the last five (5) years, the contractor (or any of its owners or officers) has not been convicted of a crime involving the awarding of a contract of a government construction project, or the bidding or performance of a government contract.