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.
  1. Order the four-year, $5,000 Illinois notary bond.

    In order for the Illinois Secretary of State to approve your notary application, 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. Once you purchase the bond from our website, we will email you the application with the bond section completed and signed. All you need to do is fill in your personal information on the application, get it notarized, and mail it to the Secretary of State's office with a copy of your driver's license and $10.00 application fee. This is the fastest and most affordable way to become a notary in Illinois.

    Your notary bond comes with a four-year, $5,000 errors and omissions insurance policy at no additional cost to you. To continue, click on the "Add to Cart" button below to purchase the bond.

    Illinois Notary Public Bond

    $30.00
    Four-year, $5,000 Illinois notary bond via email in one-day
    Included
    Four-year, $5,000 Illinois errors & omissions insurance policy included at no additional charge
    Your Cost $30.00
  2. Order your Illinois notary 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. We will mail you the notary supplies once you email us or mail us a copy of your Illinois notary commission certificate. Please choose one of the notary supplies packages listed below. You will receive everything you need to perform your Illinois notary duties.

    Value Package I


    $19.95
    Cosco self-inking stamp Item #210
    $ 9.95
    Illinois notary record book - Item #702
    $19.00
    Free one-year membership to AAN
    A $19.00 value included with supply order at no additional cost
    Total Value $48.90
    Your Cost $12.95

    Value Package II


    $19.95
    Trodat 4913 self-inking stamp - Item #201
    $ 9.95
    Illinois notary record book - Item #702
    $19.00
    Free one-year membership to AAN
    A $19.00 value included with supply order at no additional cost
    Total Value $48.90
    Your Cost $12.95
  3. Mail your completed Illinois notary application to the the Secretary of State's office.

    After you checkout, we will email you the Illinois notary application with the bond section completed and signed by the American Association of Notaries. The email will also include step-by-step instructions on how to complete the Illinois notary application process. Mail the application, a copy of the front and back of your driver's license, and a $10.00 application fee to the Illinois Secretary of State's office. This is the fastest and easiest way to become an Illinois notary public.

  4. 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 that you reside in. The county clerk’s office will notify you by mail to either appear in person to pay $5.00 fee to record and pick up your Illinois notary commission certificate or you can request that your notary commission certificate get 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.

  5. 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 sales@usnotaries.com 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 of 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.