How to Become an Indiana Notary


How to Become a Notary Public in Indiana

  1. Complete the Online Indiana Notary Training Course
  2. Fill out the application.
  3. After the application has been completed, the applicant shall personally appear before an officer authorized to administer oaths, who shall administer the oath of the office to the applicant.
  4. The applicant shall secure an official bond with freehold or corporate security, to be approved by the Secretary of State, in the sum of five thousand dollars ($5000). The bond shall be conditioned upon the faithful performance and discharge of duties of the office of the notary public, for the use by any person injured by a breach of the notary's duties.
  5. Each application requires a $11.22 fee. Each duplicate commission also requires a five dollar ($5) fee. Fees are payable by check or money order.
A seal must be used in all official acts of the notary public.

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Indiana Notary Supplies


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

    2018 ID Checking Guide, U.S. and Canada
    2018 ID Checking Guide, U.S. and CanadaID Checking Guide Sample Page

    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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    Gold Foil Stickers

    Gold Foil Stickers
    Gold Foil Stickers

    Gold Foil Stickers

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    $2.00
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    Indiana Notary Errors and Omissions Insurance

    Notary E&O Policy
    Notary E&O Policy

    Indiana Notary Errors and Omissions Insurance

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    Please select your desired term and coverage amount.  For Indiana notary applicants or new Indiana notaries, we recommend selecting the full 8-year term for coverage as long as you hold the current notary commission.

    $11.00$536.00
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    Notary Records Journal

    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)

    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)
    Classic Notary Journal (Soft Cover)

    Classic Journal of Notarial Events

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    $16.00$19.00
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    Inkless Thumbprint Pad

    Inkless Thumbprinter Pad
    Inkless Thumbprinter Pad

    Inkless Thumbprint Pad

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    $9.95 $7.45
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    Indiana Notary Online Course

    Indiana Notary Course
    Indiana Notary Course

    Indiana 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 $0.00
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    Loan Signing Agent Certification Course

    Loan Signing Agent Course
    Loan Signing Agent Course

    Loan Signing Agent Certification Course

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    $179.00 $45.00
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    Indiana Notary Jurat Stamp

    Indiana Notary Jurat Stamp
    Indiana Notary Jurat Stamp

    Indiana Notary Jurat Stamp

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    $19.95
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    Indiana Notary Stamp

    Indiana Notary Stamp - Trodat 4913 Black
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    Indiana Notary Stamp

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    Choose your desired Indiana 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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    Indiana Notary Embosser

    Indiana Notary Embosser - EZ EM Gray
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    Indiana Notary Embosser

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    Choose your desired Indiana notary embosser type and color below. Start by choosing the embosser type, then embosser color. Not all notary embossers offer all color options.
    $24.95$32.00
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    Indiana Notary Acknowledgment Stamp

    Indiana Notary Acknowledgment Stamp
    Indiana Notary Acknowledgment Stamp

    Indiana Notary Acknowledgment Stamp

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    $22.95
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    Indiana Notary Bond ($25,000)

    Notary Bond
    Notary Bond

    Indiana Notary Bond ($25,000)

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    $70.00
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    Embosser Impression Inker

    Embosser Impression Inker
    Embosser Impression Inker

    Embosser Impression Inker

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    $14.95

Indiana Notary Requirements


Commission Term: 8 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident
Stamp/Seal: Stamp or Embosser
Journal: Recommended
Bond: $5,000
Application Fee: $11.22
Eligibility: No major convictions where you served more than 6 months in jail
Other: Be able to read and write English. Hold no lucrative public office


Address:
200 W. Washington St
Room 201
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Phone: (317) 232-6576

Important Indiana Notary Links

Indiana State Website
Indiana Notary Application
Indiana Apostilles
Indiana Notary Address Change
Indiana Notary Database
Indiana Notary Handbook