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Become an Iowa Notary

Since 1957, the NNA has been serving the nation's Notaries. Let us help guide you through the process to become a Notary in Iowa.

Become a Notary Public in  Iowa

Three Reasons Why the NNA Is Your #1 Choice When Becoming a Notary

  1. Fast, Easy, Worry-Free: Step-by-step checklist and unlimited toll-free access to our Iowa Notary experts take the worry out of commissioning and performing your duties. 

  2. Superior Training Helps You Avoid Costly Mistakes: Developed by the nation’s leading experts, our Iowa Notary Essentials course protects you against embarrassing, costly mistakes. 

  3. Supply Packages Designed Exclusively for New Notaries: Select from supply packages built by experts who’ve served millions of new Notaries just like you — your satisfaction is guaranteed.

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How to Become an Iowa Notary in Three Easy Steps

Obtain Your State-Required Seal and Recommended Supplies
The NNA will provide everything you need to become a Notary in Iowa, including your official seal stamp and supplies. 

Complete Your Iowa Notary Application and Training
To become a Notary in Iowa, download and fully complete the Iowa Notary Application, following the instructions on the Iowa Secretary of State website.

Become an Iowa Notary Public
When you have obtained your commission, scan and email a copy of your Commission Certificate to or fax to 1-800-833-1211.

Additional Resources

The NNA is a great organization. They have some of the best Notary supplies on the market.


Requirements to Become
an Iowa Notary

  • 18 years of age
  • Resident of Iowa or resident of bordering state having place of work or business in Iowa
  • Must read, write and understand English
  • Not be disqualified from voting due to felony conviction or having been judged mentally incompetent


Since 1957, we’ve helped MILLIONS to renew as Notaries,
more than any other organization in America.

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