How much does a notary public bond cost in Utah?
Utah notaries must post $5,000 surety bonds with the Office of the Lieutenant Governor prior to operating within the state.
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|Bond Type||Bond Amount||Cost|
|$5,000 Notary Bond 4-year term||$5,000||$40|
|$5,000 Notary Bond with $10,000 Errors and Omissions Insurance 4-year term||$5,000||$90|
Why do I need this bond?
By posting a Utah notary bond, the principal (notary public) pledges to conduct all duties commissioned to him/her ethically and in accordance with the laws of the state. If the principal fails to adhere to the law and the terms of the surety bond, the bond protects harmed parties from financial loss up to the full bond amount.
What’s the fine print?
Utah notary bonds run continuously for four years from the effective date and must be renewed at the end of the term. A notary public signature is required on the bond form to acknowledge the agreement between the surety and the principal.
How to become a notary public in Utah
In addition to posting a surety bond, potential Utah notaries public must meet the following requirements before being commissioned:
- Minimum 18 years of age
- Resident of the United States and state of Utah
- Ability to read and write in English
- Submit application to Office of the Lieutenant Governor
- Receive endorsements by two residents of the state over the age of 18
- Pass examination