How much does a notary bond cost in Idaho?
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Why do I need this bond?
Idaho notary bonds are required by the Secretary of State in the amount of $10,000.
Idaho notary bonds are put in place to ensure that notaries have applied for appointment with the Secretary of the State, 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.
What’s the fine print?
Notary bonds in Idaho remain continuous until canceled unless the notary fails to perform all duties for which they are appointed. These bonds expire six years from the date of issuance at which point they must be renewed.
How to become a notary in Idaho
To become an appointed notary public in Idaho, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Minimum 18 years old
- Resident of or doing business in Idaho
- Ability to read and write English
- Has not been removed from office for misconduct nor convicted of a serious crime within the last 10 years
- Obtain rubber stamp
- Submit $10,000 surety bond
- Pay $30 filing fee
- Submit completed application packet to Secretary of State in Boise, Idaho