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Illinois Notary Bond

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How much does a $5,000 notary public bond cost in Illinois?

Illinois notary bonds are issued instantly with errors and omissions for as little as $30. Errors and omissions insurance 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
$5,000 Notary Bond Resident - $5,000 Errors & Omissions $5,000 $30
$5,000 Notary Bond Resident - $15,000 Errors and Omissions $5,000 $50
$5,000 Notary Bond Resident - $25,000 Errors and Omissions $5,000 $70
$5,000 Notary Bond Nonresident - $5,000 Errors & Omissions $5,000 $30
$5,000 Notary Bond Nonresident - $15,000 Errors and Omissions $5,000 $50
$5,000 Notary Bond Nonresident - $25,000 Errors and Omissions $5,000 $70

Why do I need this bond?

The Illinois Secretary of State mandates that notaries must obtain surety bonds to ensure that notary publics have applied for appointment by the Secretary of the State of Illinois for a four-year term. These bonds guarantee that notaries will truly and faithfully perform and discharge the duties of the office according to law.

What’s the fine print?

Illinois notary bonds for residents remain valid for four years and run concurrently with the notary’s commission.

Illinois non-resident notary bonds remain valid for one year. Applicants for a non-resident license and bond must be a resident of a bordering state of Illinois (Missouri, Kentucky, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa) and must be employed by a business with a valid Illinois address.

Additional Resources

Illinois General Assembly Compiled Statutes: Notary Public Act

Illinois Notary Public Application

Illinois Notary Public Application Checklist

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