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 Notary Service and Bonding Agency, Inc.

Since 1940 we have served over a million notaries nationwide and have made becoming or renewing as a Minnesota notary public worry-free. We are your primary notarial provider to securely order your notary stamps, seals and supplies.

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Important State of Minnesota Notary Links:

How to become or renew as a notary in the State of Minnesota:

  • Complete the notary public application and mail it along with your fee to the Secretary of State.
  • Once approved you will receive your commission certificate via mail and register with the county.
  • Receive your commission information from the state.
  • Purchase your notary stamps, seals and supplies.
Legacy State Id: 
61
Eligibility: 
Be 18 years old or older.
Be either a Minnesota resident or a resident of a county in Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin that shares a boundary with Minnesota.
Provisions: 
Notary Term
5 years or less; commissions expire on January 31 of the fifth year following the year of issue.
Notary Bond
None Required. A notary bond is intended to protect the public from a notary’s negligence
Errors & Omissions Insurance
Optional. Notary Service and Bonding Agency, Inc. strongly recommends that Minnesota notaries insure themselves against claims of negligence.
Notary Stamp/Notary Seal
Required. A inked stamp.
Record Journal
None Required. It is strongly recommended by the Secretary of State and Notary Service and Bonding Agency, Inc. that Minnesota notaries public record every notarial act in a notary journal.
State Filing Fee
A $120.00 filing fee is required for new and renewal notary applications.
Education/Testing
None required.
Jurisdiction
Statewide.
Non-Residents
Permitted. A resident of a county of Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, or South Dakota that shares a boundary with the state of Minnesota may apply. Non-residents must designate the Secretary of State as their agent for service of process. The commission of a non-resident notary must be recorded in the Minnesota county that the non-resident designated as the place for filing the notary commission.
Notary Commission Renewal
A notary may apply for renewal six months before the expiration of his or her current commission by completing a renewal application form online or by mail. A notary must also contact his or her resident county office for filing and fee requirements. The time to renew is between August 1 and January 31 of each year.
Steps: 
New Commission or Reappointment Notaries: You must download and complete the Minnesota notary public application and mail it along with your fee to the Minnesota Secretary of State's office.
  • Continue here to download and complete the Minnesota notary public application.

Download and complete the notary public application according to the instructions provided. Review the application for completeness and accuracy before mailing to the following below address. Make sure to include a check or money order made payable to the "Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State", in the amount of $120.00, to cover the application fee. The office of the Minnesota Secretary of State advises that you not send cash through the mail.

Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
St. Paul, MN 55103

Receive your commission certificate via mail and register with the county.

Once received by the Minnesota Secretary of State your notary public application will be reviewed for compliance. Once approved, your commission certificate is sent by mail. You must register your commission with your county of residence and the fee for registering at the county is $20.00.

Receive your commission information from the state and you will be able to order your notary supplies by fax, email, phone, mail or online.

Once you receive your commission information from the state you will be able to order your notary supplies. Contact us or proceed to the secure shopping store to complete your order.

Fax: 1-800-637-5992
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1-800-366-8279
Mail To:
Notary Service and Bonding Agency, Inc.
Attn: Minnesota Notary Processing Department
550 Hulet Drive
Suite 105 
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

You are now authorized to begin your notarial duties.

Once you receive your notary supplies you will be ready to begin your duties as a notary public for the State of Minnesota.

State Bond Terms: 
5 Year Term / Not Applicable
State Stamp / Seal Requirements: 
Ink Stamp Required.
Public Records URL: 
http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/Minnesota.htm
State Store Name: 
Notary Service and Bonding Agency, Inc.
Allow Faxed Applications: 
Allowed
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