Arizona Notary Bond
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How much does an Arizona notary bond cost?
Arizona notary bond costs start at $35 for the state-required 4-year-term. Packages that include higher limits of errors and omissions coverage are also available. Including errors and omissions insurance with your bond ensures you are not held personally liable for mistakes made while notarizing documents.
How do I buy a notary bond in Arizona?
To get a notary bond, select the errors and omissions insurance package you would like. You'll need to provide your name and county to buy your bond securely online in minutes. Once your payment is received, your official bond documents will be delivered to your email.
How fast can I get a notary bond in Arizona?
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What is an Arizona notary bond?
Arizona Revised Statute Title 41 Chapter 2 requires notaries to file a $5,000 bond to ensure they will adhere to all laws, rules, and regulations. In the event a notary violates these statutes and a valid claim is made, Arizona notary bonds require the surety to cover damages up to the full bond amount. The principal must then reimburse the surety company for damages paid.
Who regulates notaries in Arizona?
The Arizona Secretary of State regulates notaries public commissioned in the state in accordance with Arizona Revised Statute Title 41 Chapter 2. Arizona notary surety bonds must be filed with the Secretary of State within 30 days of issuance.
Who needs an Arizona notary bond?
Individuals who will complete notary forms or provide notary service in the state must file a surety bond. If you plan to apply for a notary commission in your county, you will need to purchase the state-required $5,000 surety bond.
Why is an Arizona notary bond needed?
By purchasing and filing an Arizona notary bond, individuals agree to fulfill all notary duties when officially notarizing documents, especially when it comes to preventing notary errors. These duties include, but are not limited to:
- Verifying the identity and signature of individuals appearing before the notary
- Ensuring the integrity and authentication of all notary records
- Preventing notarial fraud in document tampering
How do I update or change my Arizona notary bond form?
If the Arizona Secretary of State requires your surety bond documentation to be updated for any reason, contact your surety provider. If you purchased your bond from SuretyBonds.com, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common changes requested are updating your name or county to to match your notary commission application.
How do I renew my notary bond in Arizona?
Arizona notary bonds must be renewed whenever the current 4-year term expires for as the notary keeps their notary commission active. Once you pay your SuretyBond.com renewal invoice, a new surety bond form will be issued and sent to you.
How do I apply for my Arizona notary commission?
Learn How to Get an Arizona Notary Commission by reviewing our comprehensive guide.
How do I become a remote online or e-notary in Arizona?
Commissioned notaries in Arizona can also apply for remote notarization duties. Before providing electronic notary services, the following steps must be completed.
- Review the Remote Online Notary Rules Electronic Notary Rules.
- Contract with a technology vendor to perform electronic and/or remote notarizations. The following is not an exhaustive list; the state will allow any vendor that meets the requirements set forth in the Notary Rules: Digital Delivery, Inc. eNotaryLog.com Pavaso NotaryCam Nexsys
- Submit a Remote Online Notarization Application.
Watch the video below to learn more about the process to become a notary in Arizona.