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 Illinois notary commission you must:

  • Complete and submit an Illinois notary application no more than sixty days before your current notary term expires.

  • 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 state filing fee.

  • Once your application is approved, record your notary commission with the county clerk's office and they will hand you your notary commission certificate.

  • Purchase a new notary stamp.

Complete Illinois Notary Package

Everything you need to be an Illinois Notary

Only $42.95*
Including a One-year Membership in AAN

Limited time offer - over 40% in savings on supplies

Four-year, $5,000 Illinois notary bond via email in one-day $30.00
Four-year, $5,000 Illinois errors & omissions insurance policy included at no additional charge Included
Cosco self-inking stamp Item #IL210
Available in 11 case colors.
- or -
Trodat 4913 self-inking stamp - Item #IL201
Available in 13 case colors.
Illinois notary record book - Item #IL702 $ 9.95
Free one-year membership to AAN – A $19.00 value included with supply order at no additional cost $19.00
Total Value $78.90
Your Cost $42.95

* This package may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory 4-year, $5,000 notary bond for $12.95 plus $6.95 for shipping. Enter item # P101 on the order form. The Illinois 4-year, $5,000 notary bond may also be purchased separately for $30.00. Discounts/Savings apply only to supplies and not to notary bonds or errors and omissions insurance policies.

Notary bond is required by Illinois notary law.

Six Simple Steps to Renew Your Illinois Notary Commission

  1. Login 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. Your application and notary bond can be download instantaneously on checkout or by logging in to your account. Click on the button below to login to your account to start the Illinois notary application process.

  2. Order your Illinois notary bond.

    In order for the Illinois Secretary of State to renew your notary commission, a bonding agent authorized to conduct business in Illinois must complete the bond section on the notary application. As an approved Illinois bonding agency, the American Association of Notaries, Inc. can do this for you. Your notary application, notary bond, and the complimentary errors and omissions policy will be available for download on checkout.  The notary bonding agent's signature and bonding company seal will be affixed to the downloaded application on checkout as well. Click on the button below to login to your account to start the Illinois notary application process.

  3. Order your Illinois notary renewal supplies.

    All of our Illinois notary stamps and notary supplies are manufactured in-house, come with a lifetime replacement guarantee, and conform to Illinois notary laws. During the notary application renewal process, you will asked to choose one of two complete notary supply packages. We will mail you the notary supplies once you email us or mail us a copy of your Illinois notary commission certificate. 

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

    After you checkout, you will be able to download the completed notary renewal notary application and the  notary bond  section signed by the American Association of Notaries. Take the  "Notarial Oath" before another notary. Then mail us the signed application, a copy of the front and back of your driver's license, and a $10.00 application fee.

  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, you can request that your notary commission certificate be mailed to you and pay a $10.00 fee. 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 1-713-644-2299 or so we can prepare and ship your Illinois notary supplies package.

Do you want to renew by mail?

Please follow these three simple steps and mail us your completed notary application. 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 stamp ink and 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 application, order form, a copy of your driver’s license, and payment. We will review your application for accuracy, issue the bond, and file it with the Secretary of State. We will ship your notary supplies to you once you are approved as an Illinois notary public.

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.