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STATE OF FLORIDA NOTARY RENEWAL AND NOTARY BONDING SERVICES



 

FLORIDA NOTARY "DISCOUNT" ASSOCIATION CO. IS STATE APPROVED AND AN EDUCATIONAL PROVIDER. . 

We are experienced in assisting the State of Florida with notary renewal services. Learn more on how to become a notary in the State of Florida. We have four tailored notary bond 4 year packages to become a notary or to renew your notary in Florida.




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Become a notary in Florida

FLORIDA NOTARY "DISCOUNT"        ASSOCIATION CO.

P.O. BOX 7177
TALLAHASSEE, FL 32314

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FOUR SIMPLE STEPS TO BECOME A FLORIDA NOTARY PUBLIC
LOW COST "NEW" OR "RENEWAL" NOTARY BOND PACKAGES FROM $67.90


STEP 1 - NOTARY EDUCATION COURSE REQUIREMENT FOR NEW NOTARIES ONLY.

NOTE: "RENEWAL NOTARIES" ONLY ARE EXEMPT FROM STEP 1 IF YOUR COMMISSION HAS NOT EXPIRED FOR MORE THAN ONE YEAR. PLEASE PROCEED TO STEP 2 FOR ALL "RENEWAL NOTARIES".

A new notary is REQUIRED to take a 3-hour notary education course. This course is offered by Florida Department of State at NO ADDITIONAL COST to you. Click the link below and follow the instructions to take the education course. NOTE: When you receive your education certificate of completion it MUST be signed and submitted with your notary public application for processing.

CONTINUE HERE TO TAKE THE STATE REQUIRED NOTARY EDUCATION COURSE



STEP 2 - DOWNLOAD AND COMPLETE YOUR NOTARY PUBLIC APPLICATION.


Please type or print clearly on the notary public application. All of the information requested on the application MUST be provided. NOTE: Your name and your signature MUST be the same on the notary public application/bond form and should be EXACTLY as you wish to be commissioned. We strongly recommend that you double-check the two-sided notary public application/bond form. This will avoid any delay in processing your notary commission. 

Below you will find 3 separate red links. The first link is to download your notary public application, the second link is to download a checklist of instructions that will help you complete the notary public application and the third link is to download Chapter 117/Florida Statues that notaries must read before signing the Oath of Office on the notary public application.


1)
CONTINUE TO COMPLETE AND DOWNLOAD THE NOTARY PUBLIC APPLICATION 
The state prefers that the 2 page notary public application download be printed on 1 sheet of paper front and back.

2) READ MORE TO DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS THAT WILL HELP COMPLETE THE NOTARY APPLICATION


3)
READ MORE AND DOWNLOAD CHAPER 117/FLORIDA STATUES
IMPORTANT: Florida Notary Public Law Chaper 117.01 (2)...the application and shall be in a form prescribed by the Department of State which shall require, but not be limited to, the following information: full name, residence address and telephone number, business address and telephone number, date of birth, race, sex, social security number...etc.
( THE STATE WILL REJECT YOUR APPLICATION IF THIS INFORMATION DOES NOT APPEAR ON YOUR APPLICATION. )  



STEP 3 - ORDER YOUR LOW COST NOTARY BOND PACKAGE AND MAIL YOUR FORMS DIRECTLY TO US.


Below are the available low cost notary bond packages. Please review the low cost notary bond packages and click the red download link at the end of the listed notary bond packages to complete the order form.



"BASIC"
LOW COST
NEW OR RENEWAL 
NOTARY
BOND PACKAGE
"A"


$67.90

*PLUS (FHCF FEE) OF $0.27

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Required $7,500 Notary Public "4" Year Bond  

$21.00 Notary Bond Premium includes “4” Year $1,000 Errors & Omissions Policy - READ MORE TO REVIEW THE BENEFITS OF NOTARY ERRORS & OMISSIONS INSURANCE COVERAGE

Department of State $39.00 Filing Fee Included

Official Rubber  
Rectangular Stamp Seal VIEW STAMP IMAGE

 

Notary Static Window Decal

 

 *(FHCF FEE) FLORIDA HURRICANE CATASTROPHIC FUND FEE IS 1.3% OF BOND AND E & O PREMIUM ONLY AS OF JULY 2011.



"STANDARD"
LOW COST
NEW OR RENEWAL
NOTARY
BOND PACKAGE
"B"

$72.90

*PLUS (FHCF FEE) OF $0.27

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Required $7,500 Notary Public "4" Year Bond  

$21.00 Notary Bond Premium includes “4” Year $1,000 Errors & Omissions Policy - READ MORE TO REVIEW THE BENEFITS OF NOTARY ERRORS & OMISSIONS INSURANCE COVERAGE

Department of State $39.00 Filing Fee Included

Official Self-Inking Rectangular Stamp Seal   (Over 5,000 Impressions) VIEW STAMP IMAGE

Notary Static Window Decal

 

*(FHCF FEE) FLORIDA HURRICANE CATASTROPHIC FUND FEE IS 1.3% OF BOND AND E & O PREMIUM ONLY AS OF JULY 2011.



"DELUXE"
LOW COST
NEW OR RENEWAL  
NOTARY
BOND PACKAGE
"C"

$87.90
*PLUS (FHCF FEE) OF $0.47

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Required $7,500 Notary Public "4" Year Bond   

$36.00 Notary Bond Premium includes “4” Year $6,000 Errors & Omissions Policy - READ MORE TO REVIEW THE BENEFITS OF NOTARY ERRORS & OMISSIONS INSURANCE COVERAGE

Department of State $39.00 Filing Fee Included

Official Florida Self-Inking Rectangular Stamp Seal 
(Over 5,000 Impressions) VIEW STAMP IMAGE

Notary Static Window Decal

 

 *(FHCF FEE) FLORIDA HURRICANE CATASTROPHIC FUND FEE IS 1.3% OF BOND AND E & O PREMIUM ONLY AS OF JULY 2011.



"ELITE"
LOW COST
NEW OR RENEWAL  
NOTARY
BOND PACKAGE
"D"

$100.90

*PLUS (FHCF FEE) OF $0.67

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Required Florida $7,500 Notary Public "4" Year Bond  

$49.00 Notary Bond Premium includes “4” Year $11,000 Errors & Omissions Policy - READ MORE TO REVIEW THE BENEFITS OF NOTARY ERRORS & OMISSIONS INSURANCE COVERAGE

Department of State $39.00 Filing Fee Included

Official Self-Inking Rectangular Stamp Seal 
(Over 5,000 Impressions) VIEW STAMP IMAGE

Notary Static Window Decal

 

 *(FHCF FEE) FLORIDA HURRICANE CATASTROPHIC FUND FEE IS 1.3% OF BOND AND E & O PREMIUM ONLY AS OF JULY 2011.



CONTINUE TO DOWNLOAD THE LOW COST NOTARY BOND PACKAGES ORDER FORM


Once you have the low cost notary bond package order form correct and complete you must MAIL ONLY the following items directly to us.


1) NEW NOTARIES ONLY - A copy of your signed education certificate of completion
2) Original signed and completed notary public application
3) Correct and completed notary bond package order form
4) Form of payment

Mail the above listed items to the following address:

Florida Notary "Discount" Association Co.
P.O. Box 7177
Tallahassee FL, 32314

Once we receive your above items in the U.S. mail we will review all of your forms for accuracy. If all the information is correct and complete we will then electronically file your notary public application directly to the Florida Department of State for processing. When the Florida Department of State receives the notary public application they will review it, approve it and mail us an original copy of your new notary public certificate.



STEP 4 - ONCE WE RECEIVE YOUR NEW NOTARY PUBLIC CERTIFICATE WE WILL ORDER YOUR OFFICIAL STAMP SEAL.

Once we receive your new notary public certificate from the Florida Department of State we will order your new official stamp seal. Please allow ample time to receive your new official stamp seal due to the fact that it needs to be personalized and manufactured.

Once you receive your new official stamp seal in the U.S. mail you will then be authorized to begin your notarial duties.
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NAME CHANGE FORM

CONTINUE TO DOWNLOAD THE COMMISSION NAME CHANGE FORM

(Only download this form if your name has changed on your current notary commission.)

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ADDRESS CHANGE FORM

CONTINUE TO DOWNLOAD THE COMMISSION ADDRESS CHANGE FORM

(Only download this form if your address has changed on your current notary commission.)

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STATE OF FLORIDA NOTARY REQUIREMENTS

 

ELIGIBILITY

Be 18 years of age or older.

Be a legal resident of Florida. (Full-time residents only.)

Be able to read, write, and understand the English language.

Not have been convicted of a felony.

If a permanent resident alien, file a recorded Declaration of Domicile with the notary public application.




PROVISIONS

Jurisdiction: Statewide.

Education/Testing: Yes, for new notaries. Renewal notaries are exempt if their commission has not expired for more than one year.

Non-Residents of Florida: Not permitted.


Term: 4 years.
 
Bond Requirement: A $7,500 notary bond is required for new and renewing notaries.


Notary Seal Requirement: Required. A rubber inked stamp.

Recording Journal: Strongly recommended by the State and by Florida Notary "Discount" Association Co. 

 
 
 

 

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