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.


Indiana Notary Supplies

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

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

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