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How to Become a Notary Public in Michigan

Michigan 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 or Employee

  • Bond Required: $10k 6-year term

  • Be a U.S. citizen or possess proof of legal presence
    Be a resident of the county in which you request appointment (if you do not reside in Michigan,
    maintain a principal place of business in the county you request appointment)
    Read and write in the English language
    Be free of any felony convictions within the past 10 years (if previously convicted of a felony, the 10-
    year period includes completion of the sentence for that crime, any term of imprisonment, parole, or
    probation, and payment of all fines, costs, and assessments)
    Have not been convicted of 2 or more misdemeanor offenses involving a violation of the Michigan
    Notary Public Act within a 12-month period while commissioned, or 3 or more misdemeanor offenses
    involving a violation of this Act within a 5-year period regardless of being commissioned
    Have filed with the appropriate county clerk a proper surety bond in the amount of $10,000 and taken
    the oath of office as prescribed by the State Constitution (Michigan licensed attorneys are exempt
    Sign a declaration that all information on your application for Michigan Notary Public Commission is
    correct, that you have read the Michigan Notary Public Act, and that you will perform all notarial acts
    Are not currently serving a term of imprisonment in any state, county or federal correctional facility is
    prohibited from being appointed or serving as a notary public
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Step by Step instructions on how to become an Arizona Notary.

1. Purchase a $5K Notary Bond, application, training, and any supplies you will need such as a stamp/embosser, journal and recommended online notary training.

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

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