$15,000 Notary Bond
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How much does a Nebraska notary bond cost?
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Considerations for Nebraska notary bonds
The Nebraska Secretary of State requires that notaries submit a $15,000 surety bond.
By posting a Nebraska notary surety bond, a notary pledges to ethically and lawfully perform all duties commissioned to him or her by law as a general notary public within the state.
How to become a Nebraska notary
Request a test from the Secretary of State's office
- The written take-home test must be passed
- Email [email protected] for a test and provide the following information:
If email is not an option, you may request a test via:
Mail: Notary Division, P.O. Box 95104, Lincoln, NE 68509-5104
Telephone: (402) 471-2558
Fax: (402) 471-4429.
- Please note that if you do not pass the test, you will need to wait 30 days before requesting another. Applicants are granted three attempts to pass the test.
Upon passing the test, you will need to submit:
- Initial application (notarized)
- $15,000 surety bond
- $30.00 commission fee (payable to Nebraska Secretary of State or Notary Division)
- U.S. Citizenship Attestation Form
- Evidence of Employment in Nebraska Form (non-residents only)
Application materials can be submitted to Notary Division, P.O. Box 95104, Lincoln, NE 68509-5104.
Once your application is approved and processed, you will receive your notary commission certificate via regular U.S. mail.
Take your certificate to any office supply store to order your notary ink stamp seal.
You must use an ink stamp seal engraved with the following:
- State of Nebraska
- General Notary or General Notarial
- Your name as commissioned
- The expiration date of the commission
Note: If you are interested in becoming an electronic notary in Nebraska, you will need to complete the Nebraska Secretary of State Electronic Notary Public Registration form. This carries a $100 fee.
Nebraska also offers Online Notary Public Registration, which carries a $50 fee and requires passing the Online Notary Exam.