Become an Illinois Notary Public
The Fast and Easy Way to
Become an Illinois Notary Public
from $30.00 for a 4-Year Notary Term.
Becoming an Illinois Notary Public is as easy as 1-2-3!
To Become an Illinois Notary
you must be able to answer "yes" to all of the following questions:
If you have answered yes to all of the above, just follow these five simple steps to start the application process.
You will receive everything that is required to become a Illinois Notary Public.
Order your 4-year, $5,000 Illinois notary bond from the American Association of Notaries.
The State of Illinois requires all notary applicants to provide a 4-year, $5,000 Illinois notary bond in order to qualify for a notary commission. The cost of the 4-year, $5,000 Illinois notary bond is only $30. Your $5,000 Illinois notary bond includes a $5,000 notary errors and omissions insurance policy for your protection at no extra cost. To speed up the notary application commissioning process, if your order your bond before 12:00 noon C.T., we will email you on the same day your notary bond and the application form with complete instructions so you can file it with the Secretary of State's office. Click on the “Add to Cart” button below to purchase the bond.
Order your Illinois notary supplies from the American Association of Notaries.
Illinois notary law requires every notary to use a rectangular, inked stamp with black ink only on every notary certificate. The stamp impression should not be more than one inch in height by two and one-half inches in length. All of our Illinois notary stamps and notary supplies are made in-house, come with a lifetime replacement guarantee, and comply with Illinois notary laws. Select one of the Illinois notary supply packages listed below and then click on the "Add to Cart" button.
Value Package I
Value Package II
A Total Value of: $37.95
Your Cost: $18.95
A Total Value of: $46.90
Your Cost: $27.90
Mail your completed Illinois notary application and notary bond to the state.
Mail your completed Illinois notary application and the notary bond you received via email from us to the Illinois Secretary of State's office address listed on the notary application with a $10 application fee. Follow the instructions listed on the email. This is the fastest and easiest way to become an Illinois notary public.
Record your official signature with the county clerk's office.
The Illinois Secretary of State's office will mail your Illinois notary commission certificate to the county clerk's office of your residence county. You will be notified at the home address you listed on the notary application to submit a specimen of your official notary signature either by mail with a fee of $10 or in person with a fee of $5. You have 60 days to complete this final step. If you do not, your notary commission will be voided.
Fax or email us a copy of your Illinois notary commission certificate.
Fax or email a copy of your Illinois notary commission certificate to 1-800-721-2664 or firstname.lastname@example.org so we can prepare and ship your Illinois notary supply package.
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Notary bonds and errors and omissions insurance policies provided by this insurance agency, the American Association of Notaries, Inc., are underwritten by Western Surety Company, Universal Surety of America, or Surety Bonding Company of America, which are subsidiaries of CNA Surety.