Become a Kansas Notary Public

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Kansas Notary Commission Overview

The step-by-step process for becoming a notary public in the state of Kansas is detailed below. Once you are ready to shop for supplies, simply visit our store. As a national provider of notary supplies, notary bonds, insurance, and training, has pretty much everything you need to become a Kansas notary public.


How to Become a Notary Public in Kansas

As a notary public in the State of Kansas, you have unlimited financial liability on every document you notarize. You do not want to take the office of Notary Public lightly. The Kansas 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.

How to Become a Notary Public in Kansas

Step-by-Step Instructions

How to Become a Kansas Notary Public

1. Meet the state requirements to become a notary public (see below).

2. Buy your KS notary bond

3. Buy your notary seal and notary journal

4. Complete the Notary Public Appointment Form.

5. Get your application notarized - the oath of office on the application must be administered to you by a notary public.

6. Send your completed and notarized application, bond, notary seal impression, and the $10 fee to the Secretary of State.

7. After your application is accepted, you will receive your commission certificate, wallet card, and Kansas notary handbook.

Congratulations! You are now a Kansas notary public!


Commission Term: 4 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident or Employee
Stamp/Seal: Required
Journal: Recommended
Bond: $7,500
Application Fee: $25
Eligibility: No felony or moral turpitude convictions
Other: Be able to read and write English

Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 S.W. 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594

Phone: (785) 296-2239

Notary Qualifications

To be eligible to be a notary in Kansas, state law requires that a person must be:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • A Kansas legal resident, or a resident of a bordering state, who regularly carries on a business or profession in Kansas or who is regularly employed in Kansas.