Mississippi Notary Bond
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How much does a notary bond in Mississippi cost?
Mississippi notary bonds cost $50 for the state-required 4-year term, which includes $10,000 of errors & omissions insurance coverage. Adding more errors and omissions insurance to your bond ensures you're not held personally liable for notary errors.
How do you get a notary bond in Mississippi?
You can purchase your notary public bond online 24/7. Simply choose the notary package you prefer and provide your name and county as it appears on your notary public commission application. Once your payment is received, your official bond documents will be delivered to your email.
How fast can I get a Mississippi notary public bond?
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What is a Mississippi notary bond?
Mississippi Code of 1972 Sections 25-34-51 requires individuals file a 4-year $5,000 surety bond as part of their notary public commission application. This bond holds notaries responsible for completing notarial acts according to the law. If a notary fails to do so, the surety company will pay valid claims up to the full $5,000 bond amount. Notaries must always reimburse the surety company for any claims paid.
Who commissions notaries in Mississippi?
The Mississippi Secretary of State Business Services Division enforces regulations for notaries public commissioned to provide service in the state. The SOS manages notary forms, reviews and approves applications, and maintains filed notary packages.
How do you file your bond with the Secretary of State?
Your notary public surety bond must be delivered to the Mississippi Secretary of State within 60 days of your notary public commission application submission.
Secretary of State
Business Services Division
P.O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205-0136
How do I update or change my notary surety bond form?
If the Mississippi Secretary of State requires your documentation to be updated for any reason, contact your surety provider. If you purchased your bond from SuretyBonds.com, email [email protected] to explain the needed change. The most common changes to this bond are the individual notary's name or county.
How do I renew my notary bond?
Mississippi notary surety bonds must be renewed whenever the current 4-year notary commission term expires. Once you pay your SuretyBonds.com renewal invoice, a new Mississippi surety bond form will be issued and sent to you.
How do I get my Mississippi notary public commission?
To apply as a notary, you must be 18 years old and do the following.
- Be a Mississippi resident for at least 30 days
- Pay the $25 application fee
- Purchase your $5,000 surety bond
- Purchase an official seal or notary stamp
- File your notarized application, oath of office, and other supporting documents with the Secretary of State.
Once your application has been approved, the Secretary of State will email your notary commission certificate. As of November 8, 2021, the SOS no longer mails paper notary commission certificates.