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How to Become a Notary Public in Alabama

Requirements for Alabama:

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old
  • Residency: Residency of at least 24
  • Bond Required: $25,000 for the 4-year commission term
  • Application Fee: Varies by county

  • Must not have any major convictions and must be able to read and write English.

Become a Notary Public in Alabama
Become a Notary Public in Alabama

Step by Step instructions on how to become an Alabama Notary.

1. Purchase a $25,000 Notary Bond and any supplies you will need such as a stamp/embosser, journal and recommended online notary training.

2. Notaries are appointed their commission by a probate judge in the county of residence. To locate a probate judge by county –

3. After the application process is complete you will be commissioned as a notary.

4. Once you receive your notary commission certificate, please forward a copy to us at so we can ship your supplies.