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How to Become a Notary Public in New Mexico

New Mexico Notary requirements:

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old

  • Residency: Resident or have employment in the State of New Mexico

  • Bond Required: $10,000 Notary Bond

  • Application Fee: $30

  • Must be able to read and write English. Must not have been convicted of a felony or crime involving fraud, dishonesty, or deceit in the last five years. Must not had a notary public commission denied, suspended, or revoked in another state. Must not be disqualified to receive commission under Section 22 of the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts [14-14A-22 NMSA 1978] . Must not otherwise be qualified as a notarial officer; with the exception of a court clerk, deputy court clerk, county clerk, or deputy county clerk

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Step by Step instructions on how to become a New Mexico Notary

1. Purchase a $10,000 Notary Bond and any supplies you will need such as a
stamp/embosser, journal.
2. Sign Oath of Office
3. Complete the New Mexico State Notary Qualification Course & exam.
4. Submit the Application, Bond, Notary Course certificate and Oath of office.