How to Become a Wisconsin Notary


How to Become a Notary Public in Wisconsin

    1. Complete the Online Wisconsin Notary Training Course (Not required to become a notary in WI)
    2. Fill out the application.
    3. Complete the Notary Exam
    4. It is your responsibility to provide an engraved official seal or official rubber stamp prior to completing the application form. The seal or stamp may be of any size or shape, but must state only the words “Notary Public”, “State of Wisconsin”, and your name. You must always sign your name exactly as set forth on your notary seal or stamp.
    5. You must complete an application form and a bond/oath form, and submit both forms to the Department of Financial Institutions with the required $20 filing fee. Forms are available from the Department of Financial Institions’ office upon request or may be downloaded through the Internet.

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Wisconsin Notary Supplies


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    2018 ID Checking Guide, U.S. & Canada Edition

    2018 ID Checking Guide, U.S. and Canada
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    2018 ID Checking Guide, U.S. & Canada Edition

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    Driver's license and I.D. checking guide. A notary public should own a copy of the I.D. Checking Guide to use when verifying in- and out-of-state identification.
    $32.95 $16.95
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    Notary Records Journal

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    Notary Records Journal

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    $14.95$17.95
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    MOJO: Modern Journal of Notarial Events

    Modern Notary Journal (Soft Cover)
    Modern Notary Journal (Soft Cover)
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    MOJO: Modern Journal of Notarial Events

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    Keeping a notary journal is required by law in 16 states and strongly recommended in the rest. A journal is an important chronicle of your notarial actions and can help protect you in the event of future legal proceedings. The Modern Journal meets all state requirements and contains room for nearly 500 entries, with multiple notarizations per entry. Other features include: - 128 numbered heavy-weight pages - tamper-proof binding and sewn construction - time-saving checkboxes - complete instructions Every attempt has been made to strike the perfect balance between quality and economy - we hope you'll agree.
    $15.95$18.95
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    Classic Journal of Notarial Events

    Classic Notary Journal (Soft Cover)
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    Classic Journal of Notarial Events

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    $16.00$19.00
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    Inkless Thumbprint Pad

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    Inkless Thumbprint Pad

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    $9.95 $7.45
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    Loan Signing Agent Certification Course

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    Loan Signing Agent Course

    Loan Signing Agent Certification Course

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    $99.00 $45.00
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    Wisconsin Notary Online Course

    Wisconsin Notary Course
    Wisconsin Notary Course

    Wisconsin Notary Online Course

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    • State-Specific Notary Laws and Information
    • 2.5 Hours+ of Streaming On-Demand Video Instruction
    • 12 Months of Unlimited Access
    • Immediate access to Proof of Completion Certificate (PDF)
    • Course forums to receive updates, ask questions and interact with other students

    *This is a single-user, limited license. For multiple students please contact us.

    $99.95 $49.95
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    Wisconsin Notary Stamp

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    Choose your desired Wisconsin notary stamp type below. Start by choosing the stamp type, then stamp color, then ink color. Not all notary stamps offer all options.

    $17.00$28.95
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    Wisconsin Notary Embosser

    Wisconsin Notary Embosser
    Wisconsin Notary Embosser

    Wisconsin Notary Embosser

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    $28.70
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    Wisconsin Notary Bond

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    Wisconsin Notary Bond

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    $20.00
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    Wisconsin Notary Acknowledgment Stamp

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    Wisconsin Notary Acknowledgment Stamp

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    $22.95
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    Wisconsin Notary Jurat Stamp

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    Wisconsin Notary Jurat Stamp

    Wisconsin Notary Jurat Stamp

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    $19.95
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    Embosser Impression Inker

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    Embosser Impression Inker

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    $14.95

Wisconsin Notary Requirements


Commission Term: 4 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: US Resident
Stamp/Seal: Stamp or Embosser
Journal: Recommended
Bond: $500
Application Fee: $20
Eligibility: No major convictions
Other: Be able to read and write English.
8th grade education


Address:
WI Department of Financial Institutions, Notary Records Section
PO Box 7847
Madison, WI 53707-7847

Phone: (608) 266-8915 Option 2
Email: [email protected]

Important Wisconsin Notary Links

Wisconsin State Website
Wisconsin Notary Application
Wisconsin Notary Name Change
Wisconsin Notary Address Change
Wisconsin Notary Database
Wisconsin Notary Handbook



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