How much does a $10,000 notary public surety bond cost in Nevada?
A $10,000 Nevada notary bond is issued instantly for as little as $50 and includes errors and omissions coverage. Including errors and omissions insurance with your bond 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|
|$10,000 Notary Bond $5,000 Errors and Omissions||$10,000||$50|
|$10,000 Notary Bond $10,000 Errors and Omissions||$10,000||$70|
|$10,000 Notary Bond $30,000 Errors and Omissions||$10,000||$90|
How do I become a Nevada notary public?
To become a notary public in Nevada, individuals must meet the following requirements set by the Nevada Secretary of State:
- At least 18 years old
- A Nevada resident
- No prior felony convitions
- Never had a notary commission revoked in another state
Additionally, Nevada notary applicants must complete a 3 hour online training through the Nevada Notary Division, pass the exam and file a $10,000 surey bond with the applicant’s county clerks office. Finally, applicants must submit an online notary application, the filing notice from the county clerk and pay a $35 application fee and $45 training fee through the Secretary of State’s SilverFlume portal.
How do I become an electronic notary public (eNotary) in Nevada?
An individual must be a commissioned notary in Nevada to become an electronic notary public in the state. Additionally, eNotary applicants must:
- Login to their SilverFlume portal to register for the electronic notary training course ($45 fee) and pay the $50 eNotary registration fee
- Complete the electronic notary training course and pass the final exam with a score of 75% or higher
- Obtain an electronic signature and seal from an approved eNotary technology solution provider
- Upload the PDF version of their electronic signature and seal supplied by the eNotary technology solution provider
Applicants do not need to purchase an additional notary bond to serve as an electronic notary and both commissions expire congruently, regardless of when the applicant registers as an electronic notary.
Processing an eNotary registration takes up to 3 weeks. The Nevada Notary Division will email a confirmation of approval to be submitted to the eNotary technology solution provider. Electronic and remote notarization is prohibited until confirmation has been received.
Additional steps to perform remote notarization in Nevada
Those wishing to conduct remote notarial acts as a Nevada eNotary must provide the Notary Division with a description of the audio-video communication equipment intended for notarial acts. The equipment must transmit a real time signal, record the electronic notarial act, and allow all parties to speak to each other simultaneously.
What is the purpose of a notary bond in Nevada?
A Nevada notary bond provides financial protection to the public if a commissioned notary violates the public’s trust through negligence of their duties without funds being available to reimburse those who suffer losses. Notaries will be held liable and a claim may be made against their bond if they are found to have engaged in any of the following acts:
- Accepting other payments besides authorized fee for notarial act such as excess commission, advantages, titles, interest or property
- Knowing that customer’s signature on notarized document has been forged
- Influencing a person to engage in an unlawful transaction
- Allowing others to use his or her notary stamp or sign his or her signature
- Certifying a document containing information known by notary to be false
- Certifying photocopies of birth, death, marriage certificates or divorce decrees
- Performing notarial acts on documents that are not entirely filled out or signed
Things to know before purchasing a Nevada notary bond
Nevada notary surety bonds are required by the Nevada Secretary of State and are valid for four years. Notice must be given at least 30 days prior to cancellation, whether cancellation is due to expiration, suspension or revocation of license.
The applicant must specify in what city the bond is executed. If a notary public changes his or her mailing address, place of business or signature during the period in which the bond is in effect, he or she must submit a request for an amended certificate of appointment with a $10 fee.