Follow these step-by-step instructions to apply to become an Arkansas Notary Public.

Step 1 - Education

Arkansas does not specifically require any formal notary training, however, you will swear that you have "reviewed the law concerning notaries public and understand the duties of a notary public." We offer an online notary video course teaching Arkansas-specific notary law and practices to ensure that you know what you are doing, stay out of legal trouble and fulfill the state's knowledge requirement. Free Preview Enroll Now

Step 2 - Purchase/Acquire a Notary Bond

A notary bond is somewhat like insurance for the public.  If you cause someone financial harm, then they can sue you and win a judgment.  If you do not have the means to pay the judgment, they can make claim to your bond.  While this is a rare occurrence, it is still a possibility if you do not know what you are doing or you knowingly break the law.  This bond is not insurance for you.  If you want personal protection, the best option is to know and understand the law and then E&O insurance would cover any honest mistakes.  We offer the required Arkansas Notary Public Bond on our website.  You can order it now. Order your Arkansas Notary Public Bond Order Notary E&O Insurance

Step 3 - Notary Application

Complete the online Arkansas notary public application.  If you are not already in the state system, you must register as a new user.  Follow the steps below to complete the application.  Once you have submitted everything online, print your application, have it notarized and mail it with a copy of your notary bond as well as a $20 check or money order payable to: Arkansas Secretary of State AR-App-Step1Page 1 AR-App-Step2Page 2 AR-App-Step3Page 3 AR-App=Step4Page 4 AR-App-Step5Page 5 AR-App-Step6Page 6 AR-App-Step7Page 7

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