How much does a notary bond cost in Alabama?
The Alabama Public Service Commission requires notaries public to post $25,000 surety bonds.
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|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$25,000 Notary Bond||$25,000||$50 for 4 years|
|$25,000 Notary Bond with Errors and Omissions Insurance||$25,000||$90 for 4 years|
Why do I need this bond?
By posting an Alabama notary surety bond, principals (notaries public) pledge to adhere to all regulations specified by the Secretary of State of Alabama. More specifically, these bonds protect consumers from any financial loss that results from the notary’s unlawful or unethical actions while on the job.
What’s the fine print?
Alabama notary bonds remain valid for 4 years from the effective date. The effective date, name on the bond and notary’s signature must match the information on the appointment letter.
How to become a notary in Alabama
Alabama notaries must be appointed and commissioned by the probate judge of the county in which notarial business will be conducted. Applicants should contact his or her county’s probate judge for appointment and registration details.