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Kansas Notary Bond

How much does a notary bond cost in Kansas?

The Kansas Secretary of State requires notaries to submit a four-year $7,500 surety bond before being commissioned.

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Bond Type Bond Amount Cost
$7,500 Notary Bond with $10,000 Errors and Omissions Insurance 4-year term $7,500 $50

Why do I need this bond?

By purchasing a notary bond, the notary guarantees that he or she will notarize all documents lawfully and ethically. If the notary public fails to do so, the person in need of a notarized document will be protected from errors made by the notary. This bond ensures that the applicant cannot violate the public’s trust through negligence of his or her duties without funds being available to reimburse those who suffer losses. The following acts are prohibited:

  • Accepting payments other than authorized fee for notarial act completed such as excess commission, fees, advantages, titles, interest or property
  • Knowing that person whose signature on the notarized document is a relative of notary public
  • Influencing person in an unlawful transaction
  • Allowing others to use his or her notary stamp
  • Certifying a document containing information known by notary to be false

What’s the fine print?

Notary bonds in the state of Kansas will run continuously for a four-year period coinciding with the notary’s appointment.

On the bond form, applicants must include their name as it appears on their notary license, their residential address, their business address and the expiration date of their most recent Kansas appointment. Applicants must also affix an impression of their seal on the bond form.

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Additional Resources

Kansas Secretary of State Notary Public Appointment Form and Instructions

State of Kansas Office of the Secretary of State Notary Public

State of Kansas Office of the Secretary of State Responsibilities and Duties of a Kansas Notary Public

State of Kansas Office of the Secretary of State FAQ - Notary

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