$10,000 Notary Bond
Purchase your bond instantly online when you choose one of the 4 options below. Protect yourself from potential financial loss by including errors and omissions coverage with your bond.
without Errors & Omissions
with $5,000 Errors & Omissions
with $10,000 Errors & Omissions
with $20,000 Errors & Omissions
Backed by SSL, our online bonding process is secure. We are committed to your privacy.
We shop the top surety markets to find you the best rate.
We’ve streamlined the bonding process to make your experience as fast and easy as possible.
How much does a $10,000 notary bond cost in Idaho?
Idaho notary bonds are issued instantly for as little as $50 and remain in effect for six years. 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. Visit our blog for more information on this essential coverage.
Simply click Buy Now to purchase your Idaho notary bond directly through our site. It only takes a few minutes to get bonded as a notary in Idaho.
Why do I need an Idaho notary bond?
Idaho notary surety bonds are required by the Secretary of State in the amount of $10,000. Idaho notary bonds are mandated to ensure that notaries have applied for an appointment with the Secretary of the State, have been appointed as a notary public for the state for the specified commission, and adhere to all terms listed in the Idaho Notary Public Act, Title 51 of the Idaho Code.
Considerations for Idaho notary bonds
Notary bonds in Idaho remain continuous until canceled, unless notaries fail to perform all duties for which they are appointed. Idaho notary bonds expire six years from the date of issuance.
How to become a notary in Idaho
To become an appointed notary public in Idaho, applicants must meet the following minimum 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 the state of 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, potential notary publics must do the following:
- Obtain a $10,000 surety bond from a licensed bonding agent.
The name on the surety bond must match the application name exactly.
- Complete the State of Idaho Notary Public Application.
The application must be notarized.
- Individuals must send the completed application, original surety bond, and nonrefundable $30 fee to the Secretary of State.
The mailing address for the Office of the Secretary of State is P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720-0080.
Make checks payable to 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.
Electronic notarization (remote notarization)
Idaho notaries are able to notarize electronic (digital) records, using specialized software or other technology. To notarize electronically, applicants must select a tamper-evident technology to use for electronic notarizations and submit an Authorization for Electronic Notarization form to the Secretary of State.
For more information on how to perform remote online notarizations and the specific acts to perform when notarizing online, individuals can refer to the Idaho Secretary of State notary training guide and frequently asked questions.