Become a Kansas Notary Public

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Kansas Notary Commission Overview

The step-by-step process for becoming a notary public in the state of Kansas is detailed below. Once you are ready to shop for supplies, simply visit our store. As a national provider of notary supplies, notary bonds, insurance, and training, has pretty much everything you need to become a Kansas notary public.


Kansas Notary Supplies Package

This package includes everything you need to become a Kansas notary: a 4-year $12,000 Kansas notary bond, a self-inking Kansas notary stamp, and a notary journal.

How to Become a Notary Public in Kansas

Step-by-Step Instructions

How to Become a Kansas Notary Public

1. Meet the state requirements to become a notary public (see below).

2. Buy your KS notary bond

3. Buy your notary seal and notary journal

4. Complete the Notary Public Appointment Form.

5. Get your application notarized - the oath of office on the application must be administered to you by a notary public.

6. Send your completed and notarized application, bond, notary seal impression, and the $10 fee to the Secretary of State.

7. After your application is accepted, you will receive your commission certificate, wallet card, and Kansas notary handbook.

Congratulations! You are now a Kansas notary public!


Commission Term: 4 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident or Employee
Stamp/Seal: Required
Journal: Recommended
Bond: $7,500
Application Fee: $25
Eligibility: No felony or moral turpitude convictions
Other: Be able to read and write English

Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 S.W. 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594

Phone: (785) 296-2239

Notary Qualifications

To be eligible to be a notary in Kansas, state law requires that a person must be:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • A Kansas legal resident, or a resident of a bordering state, who regularly carries on a business or profession in Kansas or who is regularly employed in Kansas.