Become a Nevada Notary Public
The Nevada Secretary of State's Office is the one responsible for appointing and commissioning notaries public in the State of Nevada. If you are applying to be a notary public for the first time, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with the Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 240 - Notaries Public.
Requirements to become a notary public in Nevada:
- At least 18 years old
- A Nevada resident or employed in Nevada and residing in a neighboring state
- Should have never been convicted of felony
- Able to read and write the English language
Steps to become a Nevada Notary Public:
1. Complete the notary application form. Read and follow the instructions carefully.
2. Take the Nevada notary education or training course.
3. Get a $10,000 surety bond from a surety or insurance company.
4. Prepare a $35.00 application fee via check or money order made payable to "Nevada Secretary of State".
5. Submit all required documents and fee to:
Secretary of State
101 N. Carson Street, Suite 3
Carson City, NV 89701-3714
6. Once your application is approved, the Secretary of State's Office will send your Notary Certificate of Appointment.
7. Obtain a notarial stamp and journal.
Term of Office
Each Nevada Notary Public is given a term of four (4) years by the Secretary of State in Nevada.
Nevada Notary Fees
As a notary public in Nevada, these are the fees for notarial services and other notarial acts:
$5.00 first signature and $2.50 for each additional signature
$5.00 per signature
Find a Notary in Nevada
- Nevada Notary Public Services
- Nevada Notary Public Bond
- Nevada Notary Classes, Training, and Handbooks
- Nevada Notary Seals and Supplies
For more information on how to become a Nevada Notary, visit the Nevada Notary Public website at http://nvsos.gov/index.aspx?page=165. You can also contact them at (775) 684-5708, or visit their office at 101 North Carson Street, Suite 3, Carson City, Nevada 89701.