$1,000 Notary Bond
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Why do I need a notary bond in Hawaii?
Notaries in Hawaii must provide the Attorney General with a $1,000 surety bond as part of their commission requirements. Each bond shall be approved by a judge of the circuit court of the circuit in which the notary resides.
By posting a notary bond in Hawaii, notaries pledge to perform the duties of their office in compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations of the state. If the principal violates the law and, therefore, the terms of the surety bond agreement, the bond protects any and all persons injured by the principals’ misconduct, neglect, or violations from financial loss up to the full bond amount of $1,000.
How much does a $1,000 notary bond cost in Hawaii?
Hawaii notary bonds are issued instantly for four-year terms for as little as $50.
Packages that include errors and omissions insurance are also available. Including errors and omissions insurance with your bond ensures you are not held personally liable for mistakes made while notarizing documents. Visit our blog for more information on this essential insurance.
Additional fees associated with the commission process are outlined below.
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How to become a commissioned notary in Hawaii
Applications to become commissioned as a notary in Hawaii can be downloaded from the Attorney General’s website and must be accompanied by both a letter of justification and a letter of recommendation.
As of 2017, the Hawaii Department of the Attorney General is only accepting online applications. Additionally, all in-person services have been suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Notary Office will continue to process applications and renewals submitted through the website at notary.ehawaii.gov or via email at [email protected].
Notaries must submit notarized $1,000 surety bonds after the Attorney General approves the application and before beginning the duties of the office.
The online commission process and associated fees as follows:
- Submit your application online.
Standard fee: $20
- Schedule an examination.
Standard fee: $10
- Pay for your commission.
Standard fee: $100
When it comes time to renew your commission, you will be asked to pay the $120 renewal fee.
Additional considerations for Hawaii notaries
Hawaii notary bonds remain valid for four years and must match the date of the notary public’s commission.