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How to Become a Notary Public in Louisiana

Louisiana Notary requirements:

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old – Must be able to read and write English. Must be a citizen or legal
    permanent resident of the United States.
  • Residency: Resident

  • Bond Required: $10,000 Notary Bond for Lifetime Term

  • Application Fee: Application Fee, Exam Fees, Bond Fee

  • Must be registered to vote, able to read and write English, No Felony convictions, High School Diploma or GED

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Step by Step instructions on how to become a Louisiana Notary

1. Complete Louisiana Secretary of State’s Notary Application to qualify-
2. Once qualified, register to take the mandatory Notary Exam Pre-Assessment.
3. After the mandatory Notary Exam Pre-Assessment exam is completed, then complete the State
Notary Exam.
4. After completing steps 1-3 then submit:
– 2 Oaths of Office –
-Official Signature page –
– An original certificate of good standing from the Louisiana Supreme Court issued within the
past 30 days.
– Original or Certified Copy of Notary Surety Bond, Personal Surety Bond approved by the parish
clerk of court in the amount of $10,000