How to Become a Notary Public in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Notary requirements:

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old

  • Residency: Residency for 30 days

  • Bond Required: $500 for the 4-year commission term

  • Application Fee: $20

  • Must adherence to laws according to the Wisconsin Statutes with regard to arrests and convictions, is eligible to apply for a Wisconsin Notary Public Commission.

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Step by Step instructions on how to become a Wisconsin Notary

1. Study, Take and Pass the Wisconsin Notary examination
2. Purchase a Notary Bond and any supplies you will need such as a stamp/embosser, journal and recommended online notary training.
3. Purchase a certificate of Good standing from the Wisconsin Supreme Court.
4. Submit bond, application, oath of office, good standing form, and fees to the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI).
5. After the application process is complete you will be commissioned as a notary.

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