New Mexico Notary Bond

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How much does a New Mexico notary bond cost?

New Mexico notary bonds cost $50 for the state-required 4-year term. You can also add errors and omissions insurance coverage to ensure you're not held personally liable for mistakes made while notarizing documents.

How can you get the New Mexico notary bond?

You can buy your New Mexico notary bond online 24/7. Simply select your preferred errors and omissions package and provide your name and county for Secretary of State filing approval. Once your payment has been processed, you'll receive your official New Mexico notary bond by email instantly.

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Bond Type
$10,000Notary Bond without Errors & Omissionswithout Errors & Omissions
$10,000Notary Bond with $10,000 Errors & Omissionswith $10,000 Errors & Omissions
$10,000Notary Bond with $20,000 Errors & Omissionswith $20,000 Errors & Omissions
$10,000Notary Bond with $30,000 Errors & Omissionswith $30,000 Errors & Omissions

What is a New Mexico notary bond?

New Mexico Code 14-14A-20 requires individuals file a 4-year $10,000 surety bond as part of the state's notary appointment application process. These bonds ensure individuals perform their duties according to notary law throughout their notary public commission. To cancel a bond, the surety company must provide the Secretary of State with at least 30 days' notice.

Why do you need the New Mexico notary bond?

By filing a New Mexico notary bond, individuals agree to adhere to all regulations required for a notary commission. If a New Mexico notary public violates the notary law during their commission, a claim can be filed against the bond. The surety company will pay valid claims up to the $10,000 bond amount, which the bonded notary would be required to reimburse.

Who commissions notaries in New Mexico?

The New Mexico Secretary of State Notary Division enforces notary applicant commission requirements according to the state's notary law. Individuals will file their notary commission documents with the SOS.

How do I update or change my notary surety bond form?

If the New Mexico Secretary of State requires your surety bond documentation to be updated for any reason, contact your surety provider. If you purchased your notary public surety bond from, email [email protected] to explain the needed change.

The most common changes for these bonds are the notary's name or county.

How do I renew my notary public bond?

The New Mexico Secretary of State determines your commission expiration date. You must renew your New Mexico surety bond whenever your 4-year term expires. Once you pay your renewal invoice, a new surety bond will be emailed to you.

How do you become a New Mexico notary?

Before completing your application, you must purchase a notary seal or stamp. The seal or stamp must indicate "State of New Mexico" and cannot contain a signature line or be a round ink stamp.

Include the following with your application packet.

  1. Your name must be identical to your signature on your oath of office and surety bond.
  2. List your mailing address, business address, and phone number.
  3. Provide a legible impression of your seal or stamp.
  4. Include your $30 application fee with a check or money order payable to the Secretary of State.

Individuals cannot perform notarial acts until they have received their certificate of appointment.

What is the process to become a New Mexico electronic notary public?

You can apply to become a remote notary online with the Secretary of State. For more information on remote notarization in New Mexico, review Article 14A: Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts.

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