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.
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|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$10,000 Notary Bond No Errors & Omissions||$10,000||$50|
|$10,000 Notary Bond $5,000 Errors and Omissions||$10,000||$60|
|$10,000 Notary Bond $10,000 Errors and Omissions||$10,000||$100|
|$10,000 Notary Bond $20,000 Errors and Omissions||$10,000||$130|
Why do I need a notary bond in Idaho?
Idaho notary 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 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.
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 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
Along with the minimum requirements, potential notary publics must obtain a surety bond from a licensed bonding agent and complete the application. The application must be printed out and notarized. Individuals should send the completed application, surety bond, and nonrefundable $30 filing fee to the Secretary of State.
Once applicants receive their notice of appointment and certificate of commission, they must acquire and maintain an official seal or stamp. 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 remote notary in Idaho
Notary publics commissioned in the state of Idaho are able to perform remote online notarizations. Applicants must choose a tamper-evident technology provider to utilize for remote notarization purposes 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.