How to become a notary in Florida
To become a Florida notary
you must be able to answer "yes" to all of the following questions:
If you answered yes to all of the above, all you need to do to become a Florida notary is to:
- Take a notary educational course (available for free on the State’s website)
- Read Chapter 117: Florida Statutes
- Complete a Florida notary application and mail it back to us along with the course certificate of completion
- Purchase a four-year, $7500 Florida notary bond ($40.00)
- Pay the State application fee ($38.00)
- Purchase a notary stamp and a notary record book to perform notarial acts
To start the application process to become a Florida notary, please follow the five simple steps listed below. You'll get everything that's required to become a Florida notary public
Take the three-hour Florida notary course free of charge.
All first-time notary applicants are required to take a notary educational course, read Chapter 117: Florida Statutes, and submit a signed Certificate of Course Completion when sending the notary application forms to the American Association of Notaries for processing.
The Florida's Governor Office offers a free online notary education course at www.notaries.dos.state.fl.us/ that fulfills these requirements and provides the Certificate of Completion necessary to apply for a new Florida notary commission.
Complete the Florida notary application online
Click on the button above to start the notary application process. The American Association of Notaries is an approved vendor with the Florida's Governor Office to submit notary applications electronically. Our online notary application wizard will guide you step-by-step through the application process.
If you prefer to pay by check, please mail us your signed online notary application, Certificate of Course Completion, notary supplies order form, and payment.
Order your four-year, $7,500 Florida notary bond from the American Association of Notaries.It is a state requirement that all Florida notary public applicants provide a four-year, $7,500 Florida notary bond and pay the $39 state filing fee. The cost of the four-year, $7,500 Florida notary bond is only $40. Click on the “Add to Cart” button below to purchase the bond and pay the state filing fee.
Order your Florida notary supplies from the American Association of Notaries.All of our Florida notary stamps and notary supplies are made in-house, come with a lifetime replacement guarantee, and conform to Florida notary laws. We will mail you the notary supplies once you are approved as a notary.
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Mail your signed and completed Florida notary public
application and notary training certificate to AAN.
Sign and mail your completed Florida notary application and the notary training certificate to the American Association of Notaries. We will review your notary application for accuracy and completeness before filing it electronically with the Florida Department of State.
Notary Commission Certificate and Notary Supplies.
Once AAN receives your Florida notary commission certificate from the state, we will send it to you together with your Florida notary seal and other ordered supplies.
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If you prefer to pay by check, mail us your completed Florida notary application, supply order form, and payment. We will review your application for accuracy and completeness before filing it with the state. We will mail your supplies to you once you are approved as a Florida notary public.
To receive a Florida notary application by mail, email us at email@example.com.
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