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 renew your Illinois notary commission

Only $42.95*
Includes a One-year Membership to AAN

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

Four-year, $5,000 Illinois notary bond. $30.00
Four-year, $5,000 Illinois errors & omissions insurance policy included at no additional charge. Included
Cosco self-inking notary stamp Item # IL210. $19.95
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Trodat self-inking notary stamp - Item # IL201. $19.95
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 notary renewal 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. The notary bond and notary stamp are 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. Your application and notary bond can be download instantaneously on checkout or by logging in to your account.

  2. Order your Illinois notary bond.

    Save time! No need to wait for days to received your Illinois notary renewal bond. You can now download the notary bond instantly 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 70% 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 all Illinois legal requirements for notaries. 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.

    After you checkout, you will be able to download the completed 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 application, a copy of the front and back of your driver's license, and a $10.00 application 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, 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.