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Florida Notary Application

Our application wizard makes it easy for you to complete your Florida Notary application without errors! You'll be able to save it to your NNA profile and print at your convenience, or download a blank application.

When completed, you must PRINT, SIGN AND MAIL your application and bond form to the NNA.

Step 1: Applicant Information

Notary Name Use your full legal name. This is the name that will appear on your Notary commission, bond, and seal.
Required *

Personal Information
  • Indicate Race
  • Your date of birth must match state records
  • Include your Florida Drivers License number or number from another Florida state-issued ID. If using your Driver's License information, make sure all 12 digits are provided
Required *



The disclosure of a Florida notary public applicant’s social security number is expressly required by Fla. Stat. §117.01(2) and is imperative for processing notary public commission applications. Please be advised that social security numbers are only used for processing the notary application and are exempt from disclosure pursuant to Fla. Stat. §119.071(5)(a)5.

Home Address (no PO Boxes) The State of Florida requires a physical address; no PO boxes are accepted
Required *

Employment Information You're required to provide your employment status, and the name of your employer at the time of application. If self-employed, note under employer.
Required *

Contact Information Provide at least one phone number. Write NONE in a field if not applicable.
Required *

Step 2: State Information

 
Required *

Not Eligible

You answered No. You are not eligible to apply for a notary commission. Legal residency must be maintained throughout the appointment.

If No, you must submit a recorded Declaration of Domicile. Obtain this document from your County Courthouse.

If No, you must complete a 3 hour Notary education course and submit a signed certificate of completion.

If Yes, you must submit a written statement about the nature of the action and any supporting documentation, such a copy of the Final Order from the regulating agency

If Yes, you must submit a written statement about the nature of the action and any supporting documentation, such a copy of the Final Order from the regulating agency

If Yes, you must submit a written statement about the nature of the action and any supporting documentation, such as a copy of the final order from the regulating agency.

Step 3: Affidavit of Character

 
Required *

This section will be signed by a person who has known you for at least one year and is confirming that you are of good character. They may not be related to you (your spouse may not sign). Please enter his/her information below:

Step 4: Oath of Office

 
Required *

Note: If you affirm, you may omit the words "So help me God." - Fla. Stat. §92.52.

Step 5: Memorandum

 
Required *





IF YOU NEED ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE AS TO THE APPLICABILITY OF ANY PUBLIC RECORDS LAW EXEMPTION TO YOUR SITUATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL:

Office of the Attorney General
The Capitol, PL-01
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 245-0158

Step 6: Bond of Notary Public

 
Required *

A bond is required by the state to be payable to any individual who may be harmed as a result of a breach of duty by said applicating acting in his/her official capacity as Notary Public, in the amount of Seven Thousand, Five Hundred Dollars ($7,500) as assurance for the due discharge of the duties of his/her office of Notary Public and we do bind ourselves, and each of our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally.

Applicant was, on the date of issuance of commission, bonded as a Notary Public in and for the State of Florida, to hold office for the term of four years in accordance with the Constitution and Laws of this State.

Now, therefore, if said applicant shall faithfully discharge the duties of the office of Notary Public, as prescribed by law, then this obligation shall be void.

I understand and agree.