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Your Washington DC Notary Surety Bond

Washington DC law requires all Notaries to purchase and maintain a $2,000 Notary surety bond for the duration of their 5-year commission. The Notary bond protects the public of Washington DC against any financial loss due to improper conduct by a Washington DC Notary. The bond is NOT insurance protection for Washington DC Notaries.  

$2,000 5-year Bond

Price: $50

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How to Get a Washington DC Notary Surety Bond

Do I need anything besides my bond?

You can purchase your Washington DC Notary bond on its own or as part of an NNA Notary supply package. To purchase a Washington DC Notary supply package that includes your Notary bond, official Notary stamp, journal and everything you need to properly perform your duties, click on the Become or Renew buttons below.

Need overnight or expedited shipping?

In Washington DC, bonds purchased from the NNA are mailed to you within 24-48 hours after receiving commission info, but not more than 45 days prior to your current expiration date. If you did not receive your bond, please call 1-800-876-6827 or email us and we will assist you.

IMPORTANT - Processing your Washington DC Bond

Once you have received your appointment notice and Notary surety bond form from the District, send a copy of the surety bond to the NNA (Email or Fax). We will then activate your Notary surety bond and mail it via First Class Mail with a paid receipt. Bring your bond & receipt, seal stamp and Notary appointment notice to the Section Office within 60 days to file your bond.

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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.