Texas

 Notary Association of Texas, Inc.

Since 1940 we have been offering a program for becoming or renewing as a Texas notary public fast and easy. We are your primary notarial provider to securely order your notary bond and supplies.

  • Save more! Low cost notary packages and supplies.
  • 100% total satisfaction is guaranteed.
  • Expedited shipping is available.
  • Questions? Contact our client service support team.

IMPORTANT - HELP AVOID COSTLY DELAYS: Scan or use your smartphone to take a picture of your application for appointment and email directly to us for error proofing review. Email to: [email protected].

Important State of Texas Notary Links:
Optional - Texas Change of Name Notary Bond Rider Form
Texas Notary Change of Address / Request Duplicate Commission
Texas Secretary of State Website 
Notary Renewal Email Reminder

How to become or renew as a notary in the State of Texas:
Purchase your notary bond, stamp(s) and supplies.
Complete your application for appointment as a Texas notary public.
Complete the process with the Texas Secretary of State.

Legacy State Id: 
29
Eligibility: 
Be 18 years of age or older.
Be a resident of the State of Texas.
Must not have been convicted of a felony or crime involving moral turpitude that has become final, which has not been set aside, or for which no pardon or certificate of restoration of citizenship rights have been granted.
Provisions: 
Notary Term
4 Years.
Notary Bond
Required. A bond in the amount of $10,000 is required for new and renewing notaries public.
Errors & Omissions Insurance
Optional. Notary Association of Texas, Inc. strongly recommends that Tennessee notaries insure themselves against claims of negligence.
Notary Stamp/Notary Seal
Required. A embosser or rubber inked stamp.
Notary Public Recording Journal
Required. Texas notaries are required to maintain a notary record book or journal.
State Filing Fee
A $21 filing fee is required for new and renewal notary applications.
Education/Testing
None required.
Jurisdiction
Statewide.
Non-Residents
Not permitted.
Notary Commission Renewal
A notary public may apply 90 days before the commission expiration date by completing a renewal application form.
Texas Change of Address or Request Duplicate Commission
https://webservices.sos.state.tx.us/NOTARY/INDEX.ASPX
State of Texas Notary Website
http://www.sos.state.tx.us/statdoc/notary-public.shtml
State of Texas Phone Number
1-512-463-5705
State of Texas Mailing Address
Secretary of State, Notary Public Unit, P.O. Box 13375, Austin, TX 78711
Steps: 
Complete the new or renewal notary bond package order form and notary public application.
  • Continue here to complete and print the new or renewal notary bond package order form.

NOTE: If you have checked "BOX A" on your application you MUST SUBMIT AN ADDITIONAL $10.00 since it cannot be filed electronically and must be sent manually to the Texas Secretary of State for approval. You must also notify us of your commission, if approved, since we will NOT be notified by the Texas Secretary of State. Thank you.

Once you have the necessary forms completed you must fax, email or mail the following directly to us:
  • Completed new or renewal notary bond package order form.
  • Completed and signed notary public application.

Fax: 1-800-637-5992

Email: [email protected] (This email is a non-reply email address. Do not use this email for general questions.)

Mail To:
Notary Association of Texas, Inc.
1108 Lavaca St
Suite 110-902
Austin, TX 78701

We will process your completed Texas notary bond package order form and Texas notary public application with the Texas Secretary of State's office electronically.

When we receive your completed notary bond package order form, completed and signed notary public application as well as form of payment, we will process it with the Texas Secretary of State's office electronically. Once the Texas Secretary of State's office receives your forms from us they will process your Texas notary public commission. 

Once your notary public commission is processed the Texas Secretary of State's office will email you your commission for your records as well as steps that you must complete before performing your notarial duties. If email receipt is not feasible, the Texas Secretary of State will send a commission by mail. Notaries may print an email commission in colored ink. Commissions delivered by mail will be in black ink.

When the Texas Secretary of State's office notifies us that your commission has been approved, we will immediately mail and order you the following:

Mailing to you: Notary errors & omissions policy.

To be ordered and mailed separately: Official seal stamp. Please allow ample time to receive your official seal stamp due to the fact that it must be personalized and manufactured.

You are now authorized to begin your notarial duties.

Once you receive your official seal stamp in the mail you will then be authorized to begin your notarial duties.

State Bond Terms: 
4 Year Term / $10,000 Bond
State Stamp / Seal Requirements: 
Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Public Records URL: 
http://www.peoplesmart.com/county-records/public-texas
State Mailing Address: 

1108 Lavaca St.
Suite 110-902
Austin, TX 78701

State Store Name: 
Notary Association of Texas, Inc.
Allow Faxed Applications: 
Allowed
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