Arizona

 Arizona Notary "Discount" Association Co.

We have made becoming or renewing as a Arizona notary public worry-free, fast and easy. We are your primary notarial provider to securely order your notary bond and supplies.

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Important State of Arizona Notary Links:

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

  • Purchase your notary bond, stamp(s) and supplies.
  • Complete your online notary public application.
  • Complete the process with the Arizona Secretary of State's office.
  • Provide a copy of your notary commission certificate.
Legacy State Id: 
21
Eligibility: 
Be 18 years of age or older.
Be able to read and write English.
Be a resident of the State of Arizona for income tax purposes and claim the individual’s residence in this state as the individual’s primary residence on state and federal tax returns.
Be a citizen or a legal permanent resident of the United States.
Not be convicted of a felony (unless his or her civil rights have been restored).
Not have had an Arizona notary public commission revoked within four years of the filing of the application.
Provisions: 
Notary Term
4 years.
Notary Bond
A $5,000 bond is required for new or renewing notaries. The Secretary of State shall not accept any bond that was issued more than 60 days before or 30 days after the date on which the Secretary of State commissions a notary public.
Errors & Omissions Insurance
Optional. Arizona Notary Discount Association Co. strongly recommends that Arizona notaries insure themselves against claims of negligence.
Notary Stamp/Notary Seal
Required. A rubber inked stamp. Must have dark ink. These colors include dark black, dark blue, dark purple, dark green, or dark brown. Red ink or ink not view-able on all copy or fax machines is unacceptable.Required Elements: The official seal must contain the following elements: The words “Notary Public”, the name of the county in which the notary is commissioned, the name of the notary public as it appears on the notarial application, Great Seal of the State of Arizona, the expiration date of the notarial commission and commission number.
Record Journal
Not required. It is strongly recommended by Arizona Notary Discount Association Co. that Arizona notaries record every notarial act in a notary record journal.
State Filing Fee
A $43 filing fee is required for new and renewal notaries along with a notary web application.
Education/Testing
A notary public must keep as a reference a manual that is approved by the Secretary of State that describes the duties, authority, and ethical responsibilities of notaries public. A Notary Public Reference Manual may be obtained from the Secretary of State at no charge. The Secretary of State may require that applicants and suspended notaries present proof of attendance at a notary training course before receiving their commission or before reinstatement of a suspended commission. Any applicant who is required to attend a notary training course must complete the training within 90 days before renewing his or her notary public commission.
Jurisdiction
Statewide.
Non-Residents
Not permitted.
Notary Commission Renewal
A notary public may apply 60 days before the expiration of the current commission by completing a renewal application form.
Steps: 
Place your order for your new or renewal notary bond package. The online notary public application must be completed as well.

Online Ordering: Proceed back to the secure shopping store to complete your order and complete the online notary public application.

You must complete the online notary public application. Please be sure and fill in all the information as prompted by the online notary public application in order to generate the bond instruction form. You must print out the bond instruction form on white paper. Your residence or mailing address will not appear on the bond instruction form. 

  • Continue here to complete the online notary public application.

Fax / Email / Mail Ordering: You must complete and send the following forms below to process your order.

You must complete the online notary public application and new or renewal notary bond package order form. Please be sure and fill in all the information as prompted by the online notary public application in order to generate the bond instruction form. You must print out the bond instruction form on white paper. Your residence or mailing address will not appear on the bond instruction form. 

  • Continue here to complete the online notary public application.
  • Continue here to complete and print your new or renewal notary bond package order form.

Once you have completed the necessary forms please fax, email or mail us the following:

  • Completed online notary public application from the Arizona Secretary of State.
  • Completed new or renewal notary bond package order form.

Fax: 1-800-637-5992
Email: [email protected]
Mail To:
Arizona Notary "Discount' Association Co.
550 Hulet Drive, Suite 105
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

We will mail back to you your notary bond instruction form and notary bond.

Once we process your notary bond we will mail back to you your notary bond instruction form and notary bond. Note: Once you receive these forms in the mail please be sure to sign the notary bond and have the notary bond notarized.

You must file the following forms with the Arizona Secretary of State's office for processing by mail or in-person. Once you receive your notary commission certificate proceed to the next step.
  • Original completed notary bond with original signatures.
  • Original signed Arizona online notary application.
  • A check or money order in the amount of $43.00 (total filing fee) made payable to the Arizona Secretary of State.

Mail Filing:
Arizona Secretary of State
Attn: Notary Department
1700 W. Washington Street, Floor 7
Phoenix, AZ 85007

In-Person Filing - Phoenix Office:
State Capitol Executive Tower
1700 W. Washington Street
First Floor, Suite 103 
Phoenix, AZ 85007

In-Person Filing - Tucson Office:
Arizona State Complex Building
400 West Congress
First Floor, Suite 141
Tucson, AZ 85701

When the Arizona Secretary of State's office approves your notary bond and notary online web application, they will prepare your new notary commission certificate. The Arizona Secretary of State's office will then mail you your notary commission certificate.

Send us a copy of your notary commission certificate so we can order your official seal stamp. Please do not delay!

Please mail, fax or email us a copy of your new notary commission certificate so we can order your official seal stamp. Once we receive your certificate we will order your official seal stamp. Please allow 4 to 7 business days to receive your new official seal stamp due to the fact that it must be personalized and manufactured. Note: Be advised that the State of Arizona requires us to have a copy of your notary commission certificate on file if we provide the notary bond and official seal stamp for you. 

Fax: 1-800-637-5992
Email: [email protected]
Mail To:
Arizona Notary "Discount' Association Co.
550 Hulet Drive, Suite 105
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302 

You are now authorized to begin your notarial duties.

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

State Bond Terms: 
4 Year Term / $5,000 Bond
State Stamp / Seal Requirements: 
Ink Stamp Required. (Round or Rectangular) Embossing seal may ONLY be used in conjunction with ink stamp.
Public Records URL: 
http://www.azlibrary.gov/arm/accessing-arizona-public-records
State Store Name: 
Arizona Notary Discount Association Co.
Allow Faxed Applications: 
Allowed
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