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A Notary Bond guarantees to the state and the public, compliance with the law and possible damages for improper notarial acts.

To issue a Notary bond, we require:

  • A signed and witnessed copy of our Indemnity Agreement – DOWNLOAD PDF HERE.
  • $35.00 premium,
  • Each state specific required materials, as listed below.

State Specific Instructions

Illinois – $5,000 Notary Bond for a 4 year appointment:

  • Original Illinois Notary Public Application, Sections 1 & 2 completed with applicant signature in Section 3 on the Principal/Notary Public Applicant line
  • Copy of Drivers License
  • Filing fee in the amount of $10.00 payable to the Illinois Secretary of State
  • We will forward the Notary application and Bond to the Secretary of State

Indiana $25,000 Notary Bond for an 8 year appointment:

  • Applicant’s name
  • Applicant’s home address
  • Current commission expiration, if applicable

Kansas – $7,500 Notary Bond for a 4 year appointment:

  • Original Kansas Notary Public Appointment Form, Sections A & B completed
  • Filing fee in the amount of $25.00 payable to the Kansas Secretary of State
  • We will forward Notary application and Bond to the Kansas Secretary of State 

Kentucky – $1,000 Notary Bond for a 4 year appointment:

  • Copy of Notice of Appointment and Letter
  • Applicant’s home address

Missouri– $10,000 Notary Bond for a 4 year appointment:

  • Copy of Letter from the Secretary of State

New Mexico– $10,000 Notary Bond for a 4 year appointment:

  • Copy of the completed New Mexico Notary Public Application

Oklahoma- $1,000 Notary Bond for a 4 year appointment:

  • Copy of Notary Public Commission
  • Home address of Notary applicant

Tennessee- $10,000 Notary bond for a 4 year appointment:

  • Copy of completed Notary application
  • Commission letter

Texas-$10,000 Notary Bond for a 4 year appointment:

  • Original fully executed Application for Appointment as Texas Notary Public
  • Filing fee in the amount of $21.00, payable to the TX Secretary of State
  • We will forward Notary application and Bond to the Secretary of State

Wisconsin- $500 Notary Bond for a 4 year appointment:

  • Original Notary Public Application, including bond form and oath of office
  • Certificate from passing Notary exam
  • Filing fee in the amount of $20, payable to the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
  • We will forward Notary application and Bond to the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions

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