Renew Your Illinois Notary
Commission in Just a Few Easy Steps


Avoid the hassle of a lapsed notary commission. Renewing your Illinois notary commission with us is simple, fast, and affordable. Simply follow the steps outlined below to continue your notary work uninterrupted.

To renew your notary commission in Illinois, you must:

  • Complete and submit an Illinois notary renewal application within sixty days of current notary commission expiration date

  • Purchase a $5,000, Illinois notary bond. It includes a $5,000 Illinois notary errors and omissions policy at no additional cost to you

  • Pay a $10.00 appointment fee

  • Once your renewal notary application is approved, record your notary commission with the county clerk's office to receive the notary commission certificate

  • Purchase a new notary stamp

Illinois Notary Renewal Package I


Everything you need to renew your Illinois notary commission

Only $51.95*
Includes a One-year Membership to AAN

Limited time offer - save up to 40% on notary supplies

This Illinois notary renewal package includes:
Four-year, $5,000 Illinois notary bond**
Four-year, $5,000 Illinois notary errors & omissions insurance policy (included at no additional cost to you)
Trodat self-inking rectangular notary stamp (item # IL201)**
One-year membership to AAN (a $19.00 value included with your notary supplies order at no additional cost)
Four years of expert support (includes help with notary procedures, name/address updates, and more)
Your Cost: Only $51.95*

*The Illinois Notary Package I may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory four-year, $5,000 notary bond for $21.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P103 on the order form. The Illinois Notary Package II may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory four-year, $5,000 notary bond for $39.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P104 on the order form. The Illinois four-year, $5,000 notary bond may also be purchased for $30.00. Discounts/savings apply only to notary supplies.

**Required by Illinois notary law.

Six Simple Steps to Renew Your Illinois Notary Commission


  1. Log in to your account to complete the Illinois notary renewal application online.

    Our online wizard will guide you step by step through the notary application renewal process, which makes it easy for notaries to complete the application without errors. You also have the option to save the notary application and continue at a later time. 

  2. Order your Illinois notary bond.

    Save time! No need to wait for days to receive your Illinois notary renewal bond. You can now download the notary bond instantaneously upon checkout. The notary bond includes a four-year, $5,000 Illinois notary errors and omissions insurance policy at no additional charge to you. The notary bond is required by the State to protect the public from notary errors.

  3. Order your Illinois notary renewal supplies.

    Save up to 40% on the same Illinois notary supplies that you may find somewhere else plus receive a free one-year membership in the American Association of notaries at no additional cost (a $19.00 value). We offer only the highest-quality products, which comply with Illinois legal requirements. All our Illinois notary stamps are manufactured in-house, and we stand behind them 100%. All our notary supplies come with a LIFETIME REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE – No questions asked! You can order your notary supplies during the notary application process. 

  4. Mail us your signed and notarized Illinois notary renewal application.

    Have another notary administer the oath of office, sign and seal the "Notarial Oath". Mail us the original, signed notary application, a copy of the front and back of your Illinois driver's license or I.D. card, and a $10.00 appointment fee (if not paid online.)

  5. Pick up your Illinois notary commission certificate from 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 in the county in which you reside. The county clerk’s office will notify you by mail to appear in person to record and pick up your notary commission certificate and pay a $5.00 fee. Alternatively, for a fee of $10, you can request that your notary commission certificate be mailed to your address. You have sixty days to complete this final step to become an Illinois notary. If you do not, your notary commission will be voided.

  6. Fax or email us a copy of your Illinois notary commission certificate.

    Fax or email a copy of your Illinois notary commission certificate to 1-713-649-0011 or sales@usnotaries.com so we can prepare and ship your Illinois notary supplies package.

Do you want to renew by mail?

Renewing your Illinois notary commission online is safe, easy, and fast, but if you'd prefer to renew offline, just follow these three simple steps to start the Illinois notary application process.

We will get you approved as an Illinois notary in four to six weeks.

  1. Click here to print the Illinois notary application forms.

  2. Select the complete Illinois notary package listed on the order. Choose your notary stamp case color. All our Illinois notary products are manufactured-in-house, comply with Illinois notary laws, and come with a lifetime replacement guarantee.

  3. Mail us your completed Illinois notary renewal application, order form, a copy of your Illinois driver’s license or I.D. card, and payment. We will review your application for accuracy, issue the bond, and file it with the Illinois Secretary of State. We will ship your notary supplies once we receive a copy of your notary commission certificate. 

Illinois 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 (established 1900). Kal Tabbara is a licensed insurance agent in Illinois.

WE ARE NOT ASSOCIATED WITH ANY STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY