How to Become a Texas Notary

How to Become a Notary Public in Texas

  1. Complete the Online Texas Notary Training Course (not required)
  2. Purchase a $10,000 Texas Notary Bond
  3. Wait for bond and application to arrive in mail. Sign application and send to state with $21 check..
  4. Wait for the commission to come in the mail.
  5. Purchase a Texas notary stamp and notary journal.


Texas Notary Supplies

Texas Notary Requirements

Commission Term: 4 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident
Stamp/Seal: Required
Journal: Required
Bond: $10,000
Application Fee: $21
Eligibility: No major convictions
Other: Be able to read and write English

PO BOX 13375
AUSTIN, TX 78711-3375

Phone: (512) 463-5705

Important Texas Notary Links

Texas State Website
Texas Notary Application
Texas Apostilles
Texas Notary Name Change
Texas Notary Address Change
Texas Notary Database

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