Become a North Dakota notary public with Notary Rotary, Inc.
To be appointed a notary public in North Dakota an individual must:
Term of Appointment:
A North Dakota notary public is commissioned for a term of six (6) years, unless resigned or revoked before that time.
Step 1: Order the required $7,500.00 surety bond from Notary Rotary, Inc.
You may order your North Dakota surety bond from Notary Rotary, Inc. by clicking on the following link: North Dakota Notary Supplies.
Enter the store to view the selection of products available for North Dakota notaries. Follow the onscreen instructions and your order will ship as soon as we are able to process it, most items ship the same day they are ordered. When you receive your surety bond make a copy for your records, as the original will be sent with the application.
Step 2: Download and complete the North Dakota notary public application
North Dakota Notary Application
Complete the application according to the instructions provided. You will need to contact a commissioned notary public to complete the affidavit of qualifications and oath of office.
Use the Find a Notary feature from Notary Rotary can be helpful in contacting a notary public. Simply click the link below, enter your home ZIP code, and click search for a list of notaries public in your area.
Send the completed application, your surety bond, and a $36 filing fee made payable to the Secretary of State to the following address:
Secretary of State
State of North Dakota
600 E Boulevard Ave, Dept 108
Bismarck ND 58505-0500
After the receipt of the fee, application and surety bond, you will be issued an authorization letter, which authorizes a vendor to provide you with an official notary seal/stamp.
Step 3: Order your official seal from Notary Rotary, Inc.
The state of North Dakota requires all notaries public to purchase a North Dakota notary seal to authenticate their notarial acts.
North Dakota does not require notaries public to use a journal or book to record notarial acts performed, but we recommend such a journal as another tool to help you in your business. A North Dakota notary journal can provide records of your notarial acts, in case a notarial act is ever called into question. Go go North Dakota Notary Supplies in our store for your seal, stamp, journal, and any other supplies you may need. Enter the store to view all items available from Notary Rotary for North Dakota notaries. Follow the onscreen instructions through the order process and your order will ship as soon as we are able to process it.
You will need to mail, FAX or email the certificate of authorization letter you received from the state to us before we may legally make your official seal or stamp. Certificates should be mailed to:
500 New York Ave
Des Moines, IA 50313-4908
FAX: 877-349-6590; Email: [email protected]
Step 4: File your official seal impression with the Secretary of State's office
Once we manufacture your stamp or seal we will affix an impression of the seal/stamp on your certificate of authorization and return it to the Secretary of State's office.
After the certificate is received, approved, and filed, the Secretary of State will issue your an official notary commission. Under no circumstances may an applicant commence with the duties of the notary public until such time their official commission has been issued by the Secretary of State.