Idaho Notary Bond

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How much does an Idaho notary bond cost?

Idaho notary bonds cost $50 for the state-required 6-year term. Packages that include 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 get a notary bond in Idaho?

Select which of the notary packages you would like and 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.

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Bond Type
$10,000Notary Bond without Errors & Omissionswithout Errors & Omissions
$10,000Notary Bond with $5,000 Errors & Omissionswith $5,000 Errors & Omissions
$10,000Notary Bond with $10,000 Errors & Omissionswith $10,000 Errors & Omissions
$10,000Notary Bond with $20,000 Errors & Omissionswith $20,000 Errors & Omissions

What is an Idaho notary bond?

Idaho Notary Public Act Title 51 requires individuals to file a $10,000 surety bond before being appointed as a notary public in the state. Idaho notary bonds ensure notaries adhere to the terms listed in Idaho Code. The Idaho Secretary of State can cancel the bond and revoke the license if the notary acts against these terms. Reasons for notary bond cancellation include but are not limited to:

  • Conviction of a felony or fraud
  • Using false and misleading advertising
  • Failure to follow the assurance listed in Idaho Code

Who regulates notaries in Idaho?

The Idaho Secretary of State regulates notaries and maintains all associated notary forms required for appointment.

What is the term of an Idaho notary public commission?

Idaho notary bonds expire 6 years from the date of issuance and remain continuous until canceled unless notaries fail to perform their appointed duties according to law. 

What Idaho notary errors or omissions insurance do you need?

Determining which errors and omissions insurance coverage amount to choose is up to the individual notary. Idaho does not require errors and omissions insurance as part of the bond, but the optional coverage protects the notary in the event a mistake is made.

How do I update or change my Idaho notary bond form?

If the Idaho Secretary of State requires your notary bond documentation to be updated for any reason, contact your surety provider. If you purchased your bond from, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. 

The most common changes for these bonds include updating the: 

  • name
  • county 
  • term

How do I renew my notary bond in Idaho?

Idaho notary surety bonds must be renewed whenever the current 6 year term expires. Once you pay your renewal invoice, a new bond form will be issued and sent so you can renew your notary commission. 

How do I become a notary in Idaho?

To become an appointed notary public in Idaho, applicants must meet the following requirements.

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States
  • Be a resident of, or practice business in, Idaho
  • Have the ability to read and write English
  • Have not been removed from office for misconduct, nor been convicted of a serious crime

After meeting the minimum requirements, notary applicants must complete the following steps.

  1. Purchase a $10,000 notary public surety bond from a licensed surety company. The name on the surety bond must match the application name exactly.
  2. Complete the Idaho Notary Public application, which must be notarized.
  3. Submit the completed application, original bond, and nonrefundable $30 fee to the Secretary of State.

Idaho Secretary of State
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0080

Checks should be payable to the Idaho Secretary of State. Note that filing a paper form incurs an additional $20 manual processing fee.

Once applicants receive their notice of appointment and certificate of commission, they must acquire and maintain an official seal or stamp as part of their notary supplies.

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