It is your responsibility to provide an engraved official seal or official rubber stamp prior to completing the application form. The seal or stamp may be of any size or shape, but must state only the words “Notary Public”, “State of Wisconsin”, and your name. You must always sign your name exactly as set forth on your notary seal or stamp.
You must complete an application form and a bond/oath form, and submit both forms to the Department of Financial Institutions with the required $20 filing fee. Forms are available from the Department of Financial Institions’ office upon request or may be downloaded through the Internet.
Commission Term: 4 years Minimum Age: 18 years old Residency: US Resident Stamp/Seal: Stamp or Embosser Journal: Recommended Bond: $500 Application Fee: $20 Eligibility: No major convictions Other: Be able to read and write English. 8th grade education
Address: WI Department of Financial Institutions, Notary Records Section PO Box 7847 Madison, WI 53707-7847 Phone:(608) 266-8915 Option 2 Email:DFINotary@wisconsin.gov