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Become a Wisconsin Notary Public
Notaries public in the State of Wisconsin are appointed by the Governor or Department of Financial Institutions. As a first time applicant, it is important to understand the notary duties and responsibilities by reading the Wyoming Notary Public Information Brochure.
Requirements to become a notary public in Wisconsin:
- At least 18 years old
- A United States resident
- Completed at least an eighth grade education
- No major convictions
Steps to become a Wisconsin Notary Public:
1. Complete the Four-Year Commission Notary Public Application Form. Read and follow the instructions carefully.
2. Take the Notary Tutorial Exam.
3. Obtain a notary bond in the amount of $500 from a surety or insurance company.
4. Prepare a $20 filing fee via check made payable to "Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions".
5. Submit all the required documents and fee to:
Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
P. O. Box 7847
Madison, WI 53707-7847
6. Once your application is approved, the Department of Financial Institutions will mail your commission certificate.
If you are a Wisconsin Attorney, you must use the Attorney Permanent Application Form.
Term of Office
The commission term of a notary public in Wisconsin is four (4) years. Wisconsin Attorneys who are appointed as notaries public have a lifetime term of office.
Wisconsin Notary Fees
As a notary public in Wisconsin, these are your fees for notarial services and other notarial acts:
$0.50 per page for drawing plus 12 cents per page for copying
No specified fee
Oaths & Affirmations
No specified fee
$1.00 for drawing and copy of protest for
nonpayment of a promissory note or bill of exchange, or the non-acceptance of such a bill 50 cents for
drawing,copying, or serving every other protest.
Find a Notary in Wisconsin
The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions’ website has provided a searchable notary database. Alternatively, you can use FindNotary for a much easier way to find a notary in Wisconsin. We have the largest directory for notary public, mobile notaries, and notary services for Wisconsin and the entire United States.
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For more information on how to become a Wisconsin Notary, visit the Wisconsin Notary Public website at http://www.wdfi.org/Notary_Public_and_Trademarks/defaultNotary.htm. You can also contact them at (608) 266-8915, or visit their office at 345 W Washington Ave., Madison, Wisconsin 53703.