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Alabama Notary Information


As a notary public in the State of Alabama, you have UNLIMITED financial liability on EVERY document you notarize. You do not want to take the office of Notary Public lightly. The Alabama Online Notary Course is the fastest, easiest and most affordable way for you to learn what to do and how to protect yourself as a notary. Whether you are a new or current notary public, you should spend some time learning the laws. It’s less expensive than an attorney consult!

Interactive Alabama Notary Course Features:

Video Instruction

We use the power of the internet to bring an instructor right into your computer.  The instructor will teach and reinforce the materials to help you retain and connect with it.  We even provide you detailed instructions on how to obtain your commission! The video can be accessed at any time, from any computer, tablet or phone with internet access.  Plus, you can re-watch the videos as many times as you like.

Immediate Access – No Delays!

Because we value your time, upon receipt of your payment, you will IMMEDIATELY be granted with access to your notary course.  You can start your Alabama notary training in just a few minutes!

Instant Access

Social Interaction

Your course includes a social forum to ask questions and receive responses from your instructor and other students in a classroom-style discussion.

Instant Access to Your Proof of Completion Certificate

After completing the course, you will have access to a Proof of Completion Certificate.  Display it proudly to show you take your notary commission seriously and that you are well-trained in the laws and procedures of Alabama notaries public.

Save Money!

Save money by ordering your training, supplies and bond together in a custom notary supply package. Choose only the items you need or want.  If you do not wish to save money you can order the Training Only.

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How to Become a Notary Public in Alabama

  1. We recommend that you purchase and complete the Online Alabama Notary Training Course.  This course is not required by the state, but it is highly recommended you are fully aware of your duties and responsibilities as a notary public. Order Now
  2. Purchase the $25,000 Alabama Notary Bond.  The bond is "insurance" for the public in case you make a mistake and damage someone financially.
  3. Contact the probate judge in the county of your residence. You can locate your judge from the website http://sos.alabama.gov/city-county-lookup
  4. After you furnish the appropriate information to the judge and pay the application fee, you will be appointed as a notary.
  5. After you are appointed, order your notary supplies: Alabama Notary Supplies
The Alabama Secretary of State's office does not have notary application materials.

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Alabama Notary Requirements


Commission Term: 4 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident for 1 day
Stamp/Seal: Stamp or Embosser
Journal: Recommended
Bond: $25,000
Application Fee: $13-$29 (varies by county)
Eligibility: No major convictions
Other: Be able to read and write English


Address:
Office of the Secretary of State
P.O. Box 5616
Montgomery, AL 36103

Phone: (334) 242-7200
Email: stephanie.vaught@sos.alabama.gov

Important Alabama Notary Links

Alabama State Website
Alabama Apostilles
Alabama Notary Database



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