Insurance & Bonds for California Notaries Notary E&O Insurance protects you. Your state-required bond protects the public. Get your bond as part of a California Notary PackageBECOME a NotaryRENEW as a Notary Protect Yourself for as Little as $2 a Month with a Notary E&O Policy Notary E&O Insurance is your protection should you make an innocent mistake or a false claim is filed against you. Your California required Notary Surety Bond is protection for the public against any misconduct on your behalf. We offer protection for both. Notary Errors & Omissions InsuranceProtect Yourself from the UnexpectedNotary E&O Insurance is designed to protect Notaries. If you make an unintentional mistake or a false claim is filed against you, it could cost you thousands of dollars to defend yourself in a lawsuit simply to prove you acted responsibly. Don't assume you are covered by your employer. With Errors & Omissions Insurance from the NNA you don't have to worry. Why take a chance? We recommend you purchase a policy that equals the length of your 4-year, California Notary Commission term. Why do I need E&O insurance when the state already requires a bond? Purchase California Notary E&O InsuranceNNA E&O Policies cover, up to your policy coverage amount: Your expert legal defense Your claim, legal fees and court costs And requires no deductible and no repayment of losses Notary Surety BondsProtection for the PublicThe state of California requires every Notary to purchase a $15,000 Surety Bond in order to protect the public financially from the possibility of a negligent mistake or intentional misconduct. As the nation's Notary bond leader, the NNA is ready to issue your state-required bond. Get Your California Notary BondYour California Notary Bond is: State-required Easy to order Get your bond, E&O Insurance and everything else you need with a full NOTARY SUPPLY PACKAGE. BECOME a NotaryRENEW as a Notary Why do I need E&O Insurance when my state already requires me to purchase a bond? It’s a common misconception that Notaries are covered by their state-required bond should they make an unintentional mistake. But this is not true. A bond protects the public, not the Notary. And if there is a claim filed against a Notary's bond, they are required by law to pay it back, in addition to any legal fees incurred. However, if a Notary has an E&O policy, their policy will cover all of these expenses, up to their policy limit. Why take a chance? NNA E&O policies include: Your legal defense by Notary law experts Your claim, legal fees and court costs — up to your policy limit No deductible and requires no repayment of losses Various limits of liability are available to meet your individual needs. Read more here. Bonds, seals and other custom items with expedited shipping must be placed with a Customer Care representative and will be shipped separately. Please call 1-800-US NOTARY to place your expedited custom item order. PENNSYLVANIA BONDS AND E&O POLICIES UNDERWRITTEN BY MERCHANTS NATIONAL BONDING, INC. (A SUBSIDIARY OF MERCHANTS BONDING COMPANY (MUTUAL). ALL OTHER BONDS AND E&O POLICIES UNDERWRITTEN BY MERCHANTS BONDING COMPANY (MUTUAL), DES MOINES, IOWA. AGENT FOR ALL BONDS AND E&O POLICIES IS NNA INSURANCE SERVICES, INC. THE COVERAGE PROVIDED BY ANY POLICY ISSUED SHALL BE DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE POLICY ISSUED, ANY CONTRARY REPRESENTATIONS HEREIN NOTWITHSTANDING. COMMISSION NUMBER AND COMMISSION EFFECTIVE AND EXPIRATION DATES REQUIRED FOR E&O POLICY ACTIVATION.