Indiana Notary Bond
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How much does an Indiana notary bond cost?
Indiana notary bonds cost $50 for the state-required 8-year term. You also can add errors and omissions insurance to your bond to ensure you're not held personally liable for mistakes made while notarizing documents.
How do you get a notary bond in Indiana?
To get your Indiana notary bond, select the notary package you would like. Then 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.
How fast can I get a notary public bond?
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What is the Indiana notary bond?
Indiana Code 33-42-0.5-4 requires individuals file an 8-year $25,000 surety bond as part of the appointment application process. By filing this bond, notaries agree to adhere to the Indiana code and other relevant regulations throughout their commission when performing their duties.
If a notary public violates the law when completing a notarial act, claims could be filed against their bond. The surety company will pay valid claims up to the bond's full $25,000 amount, which the bonded notary must reimburse.
How do you file your notary bond with the Indiana Secretary of State?
The Indiana Secretary of State enforces notary public commission application requirements. The SOS maintains the associated notary forms for the application process as well as filed notary packages submitted by applicants.
You can contact the SOS by email at [email protected] or by mail at the following address.
Indiana Secretary of State
302 West Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Who needs an Indiana notary bond?
Indiana law requires notaries to be bonded throughout their 8-year notary public commission. To cancel this bond, 30 days' notice must be provided to the Secretary of State.
How do I update or change my notary surety bond form?
If the Indiana Secretary of State requires your surety bond documentation to be updated for any reason, contact your surety company. If you purchased your bond from SuretyBonds.com, email [email protected] to explain the needed change.
The most common changes for these bonds include updating the individual's name or county to match their official Indiana notary commission.
How do I renew my notary bond?
Indiana notary bonds must be renewed whenever the current 8-year term expires. Once you pay your SuretyBonds.com renewal invoice, a new notary bond form will be emailed to you instantly.
What are the requirements to become a notary in Indiana?
Applicants must complete the following steps before they can legally perform notarizations in the state.
- Purchase and file a $25,000 Indiana surety bond.
- Provide a signature sample that matches the name on the application.
- Purchase a notary stamp.
- Pay a $75 application fee.
How do you become a mobile notary in Indiana?
You must be an active, commissioned notary public in Indiana with at least 90 days remaining on your current notary commission term before you can perform remote notarizations. You must use a remote technology vendor from the Secretary of State's approved vendor list.
For more instructions on becoming authorized to perform remote notarizations, review the state's remote notary requirements.