How to Become a Missouri Notary

How to Become a Notary Public in Missouri

  1. Meet the general qualifications.
  2. Read the Missouri Notary Public Handbook.
  3. Take the online training course
  4. Apply (online or by mail) for a commission.
                            – Click here for online filing step-by-step instructions.
  5. Purchase a notary public surety bond.
  6. Qualify at your local county clerk's office.
                                      – Click here for individual county information.


Missouri Notary Supplies

Missouri Notary Requirements

Commission Term: 4 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident or Employee
Stamp/Seal: Required
Journal: Required
Bond: $10,000
Application Fee: $25
Eligibility: Registered to vote or resident alien.
Other: Be able to read and write English

PO Box 784
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Phone: (866) 223-6535, OPT 2

Important Missouri Notary Links

Missouri State Website
Missouri Notary Application
Missouri Apostilles
Missouri Notary Name Change
Missouri Notary Address Change
Missouri Notary Database
Missouri Notary Handbook

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