Everything You Need to Become a Florida Notary, All in One Place

Welcome to the American Association of Notaries. Since 1994, we've helped hundreds of thousands of people in Florida and across the country become notaries. With our guidance and expertise, you will become a skilled Florida notary capable of providing accurate and efficient notarial services.
That is our mission.

The American Association of Notaries is the only
source you need to become a Florida notary.
We can assist you with:

Notary Training -
We teach you how to perform your notarial duties according to notary law, which will reduce your liability.

Florida Notary Bonds and Insurance -
To protect the public and you!

High Quality Florida Notary Stamps and Notary Supplies -
Save up to 40% on the same notary stamp you would find elsewhere!

The Florida Notary Application Process -
Simple, cost effective, and worry-free!

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Notary Stamps

Our notary stamps conform to Florida notary law requirements and are manufactured in house using only the highest-quality materials.

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Notary Seals

All of our Florida notary seal embossers are laser engraved and require minimal effort to produce sharp raised notary seal impressions.

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Notary Supplies

The AAN is one of the nation's top providers of quality notary supplies. We offer a lifetime warranty on all of our notary supplies.

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Notary Books

Our notary journals are easy to use and conform to Florida notary laws. Every notary supplies order includes a free e-notary guide.


Informational Florida Notary Articles

What Are the Authorized Duties of a Notary in Florida?

A Florida notary is appointed by the Florida Governor. The Governor also has the authority to reject notary applications and suspend or revoke a notary commission. Florida notaries are governed by Florida notary statute Chapter 117.  Before you become a notary public in Florida, you should familiarize yourself with a notary’s authorized duties outlined in the Florida Governor’s Reference Manual for Notaries.

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Advantages of Becoming a Notary in Florida

A Florida notary public is a public official who administers oaths and affirmations, takes acknowledgments, attests to copies of nonrecordable documents, solemnizes marriages, certifies the contents of safe deposit boxes, and verifies vehicle identification numbers. There are many advantages to becoming a Florida notary public.  

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How to Become a Notary in Florida

Compared to other states, Florida has few eligibility requirements to become a notary in Florida. The process is simple and affordable (from $79.00) for a four-year Florida notary term. To become a notary in Florida, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be a legal resident of the State of Florida
  • Be able to read, write, and understand the English language
  • Not have been convicted of a felony

Follow the steps below to become a notary in Florida.

  1. Take a notary educational course (available for free on the State’s website). 

    All first-time notary applicants are required to take a notary educational course and read Chapter 117 of the Florida Statutes. The Florida's Governor Office offers a free online notary education course at their website.

  2. Complete a Florida notary application on our website (or print and mail it to us). 

    Our application wizard will guide you step-by-step through the notary application process. The American Association of Notaries is an approved vendor with the Florida Governor's Office to file notary applications on behalf of notaries. Click here to start the Florida notary application process.

  3. Purchase a four-year, $7500 notary bond (required by Florida notary law). 

    This bond protects the public from errors made by the notary. You can purchase the bond while completing the online notary application process. The cost of the notary bond is only $40.00 for a four-year term.

  4. Purchase a notary stamp and a notary journal to authenticate and record notarized documents.

    All of our Florida notary stamps and seals are made in-house and come with a lifetime warranty. No questions asked! We will ship you the notary supplies and your Florida notary commission certificate from the Florida Department of State once you are approved as a Florida notary.

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Florida notary bonds and errors and omissions insurance policies provided by this insurance agency, the American Association of Notaries, Inc., are underwritten by Western Surety Company (established 1900). Kal Tabbara is a licensed insurance agent in Florida.