Arizona Notary Bonds and Insurance

Applicants must purchase and complete a notary bond BEFORE the Secretary of State grants a commission. The bond, application and filing fee must be submitted together.

What do Arizona Notary Bonds Do? 

See our article on Notary Surety Bonds and Notary Insurance

Arizona Notary Application Requirements:

• State law requires applicants to purchase a four-year $5,000 notary bond [A.R.S. §§ 41-312(B), 41-315 and A.A.C. R2-12-1103].
• Applicants must purchase an Arizona bond. The original bond shall be submitted to the Secretary of State with the notary application and the duplicate copy is to be retained by the applicant as stated in the application instructions.

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