"SERVING OVER A MILLION NOTARIES NATIONWIDE SINCE 1940"
BECOME A NOTARY PUBLIC IN THE STATE OF ILLINOIS
ILLINOIS NOTARY "DISCOUNT" BONDING CO. IS STATE APPROVED. .
We have four different packages available for your notary needs. Package prices range from $29.90 to $53.90 to become a new notary or to renew your notary in Illinois. Packages include the required notary bond and/or additional insurance coverage with an official notary stamp seal and more.
CALL: (800) 3-NOTARY FAX: (800) 637-5992 EMAIL: INFO@NOTARYBONDING.COM
ILLINOIS NOTARY "DISCOUNT" BONDING CO.
P.O. BOX 5853
PEORIA, IL 61601
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LOW COST "NEW OR RENEWAL" NOTARY BOND PACKAGES FROM $30.00
NOTE: We will pay for and submit your filing fee of $10.00 to the Secretary of State for you. The filing fee is included in each of the new or renewal notary bond packages listed below.
Includes: Required $5,000 Notary Public "4" Year Bond
Includes: Required $5,000 Notary Public "4" Year Bond
Illinois RESIDENTS please complete the notary bond package order form and notary public application and move on to STEP 2.
CONTINUE TO COMPLETE AND DOWNLOAD THE NOTARY PUBLIC APPLICATION
READ MORE AND DOWNLOAD THE HELPFUL CHECKLIST TO ASSIST YOU IN COMPLETING THE NOTARY PUBLIC APPLICATION
Illinois NON-RESIDENTS Notary Public Application Section Only:
Illinois NON-RESIDENTS please complete the notary bond package order form and the non-residents notary public application and move on to STEP 2.
CONTINUE TO DOWNLOAD THE LOW COST NOTARY BOND PACKAGE ORDER FORM
CONTINUE TO COMPLETE AND DOWNLOAD THE ILLINOIS NON-RESIDENT NOTARY PUBLIC APPLICATION
READ MORE AND DOWNLOAD THE HELPFUL CHECKLIST TO ASSIST YOU IN COMPLETING THE NON-RESIDENT NOTARY PUBLIC APPLICATION
STEP 2 - MAIL THE FOLLOWING COMPLETED DOCUMENTS DIRECTLY TO US.
Please be advised that the Secretary of State's Office MUST have your original copy of your notary public application. Once you have completed the necessary documents please mail all of the following listed items below:
1) Completed notary bond package order form.
2) Completed original notary public application.
3) A valid copy of the front and back of your driver's license or state identification.
4) Form of payment.
Please mail all of the above items to the following address:
Illinois Notary "Discount" Bonding Co.
P.O. Box 5853
Peoria, IL 61601
STEP 3 - WHEN WE RECEIVE YOUR FORMS WE WILL SUBMIT IT WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE.
When we receive your forms in the mail we will submit your forms to the Secretary of State's Office. If and when the Secretary of State's Office approves your application, a commission will be issued. The commission will be mailed by the Secretary of State's Office to the County Clerk's Office of the county in which you reside.
STEP 4 - WHEN THE COUNTY CLERK'S OFFICE RECEIVES YOUR COMMISSION THEY ISSUE A CERTIFICATE OF APPT. LETTER.
Once the County Clerk's Office receives your commission they will mail you a appointment letter. When you receive the appointment letter it can be completed by mail or in person at the County Clerk's Office.
BY MAIL: If you choose to mail your appointment letter back to the County Clerk's Office you will need to sign the letter where indicated and mail it along with a county filing fee of $10.00.
IN PERSON: If you choose to go in person to the County Clerk's Office you will need to sign your appointment letter in front of the County Clerk and pay the county filing fee of $5.00.
Once this process is complete you will be issued a notary public certificate by the County Clerk's Office.
STEP 5 - FAX, EMAIL OR MAIL US A COPY OF YOUR NOTARY CERTIFICATE SO WE CAN ORDER YOUR OFFICIAL STAMP SEAL.
You must fax, email or mail us a copy of your notary public certificate so that we can order your official stamp seal. Please do not delay!
Fax: (800) 637-5992
Mail: Illinois Notary "Discount" Bonding Co. P.O. Box 5853 Peoria, IL 61601
FedEx Services Available: For your notary bond or stamp. Call toll free (800) 366-8279 for a quote.
Once we receive a copy of your notary public certificate 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 must be personalized and manufactured.
Once you receive your new official stamp seal in the U.S. mail you are authorized to begin your notarial duties.
STATE OF ILLINOIS NOTARY REQUIREMENTS
“WE ARE NOT ASSOCIATED WITH ANY STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY.”
Be 18 years old or older.
Be a citizen of the United States or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States.
Be a resident of the State of Illinois for at least 30 days.
Read and write the English language.
Not have had a notary commission revoked during the past 10 years.
Not have been convicted of a felony.
Bond: A 5,000 bond is required for new or renewing state and county notaries.
Errors & Omissions Insurance: Optional. Illinois Notary "Discount" Association Co. strongly recommends that Illinois notaries insure themselves against claims of negligence.
Filing Fee: A $10 state filing fee is required for new and renewal notary applications.
Term: 4 years for residents and 1 year for non-residents.
Renewal: A notary may apply 60 days before expiration of the current commission by completing a renewal notary public application.
Notary Seal: Required. A rubber inked stamp.
Education/Testing: None required.
Record Journal: Recommended by the Secretary of State and by Illinois Notary "Discount" Bonding Co. to keep a notary journal to record the signer's name, signature, identification, date and other pertinent information that a Illinois notary performs. Effective June 1, 2009, a notary who performs a notarial act involving a document located in Cook County, Illinois, must create a notarial record.
Disclaimer: We reserve the right to change package prices and items.
A notary public is a public officer constituted by law to authenticate the identity of signatories on legal documents. A notary public primarily assists you with the problems associated with real-estates, deeds, power-of-attorney and foreign and international business documents.
Eligibility Criteria To Become A Illinois Notary Public
- Applicant must be minimum 18 years old.
- Applicant must be a United States citizen or alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence.
- Applicant should be a resident of a qualifying bordering state who has been employed in Illinois for at least 30 days.
- Applicant should be able to read and write english.
- Applicant should have no revocation of a notary commission in the past ten years.
- Applicant should have no felony convictions.
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