Become A Florida Notary Public

To become a notary in Florida you must be 18 years old and a Florida resident - there are no length of residency requirements. If you meet these requirements then you must complete the 3 hour notary class that teaches the procedures and legal responsibilities of a Florida Notary.

The required notary course is all online, allows you to login and logout as often as you like, provides the state required $7,500 bond, and is approved by the executive office of the Governor of Florida.

The cost of the course is $99 - become a notary today.

This state approved Notary course has no blank forms - you answer simple questions.

What is a Notary Public in Florida

Being a Florida Notary is not difficult and could help you get a job. As an appointed pulbic officer, a Florida Notary Public typically performs the following duties:

  1. Administer oaths and affirmations
  2. Certify the contents of safe deposit boxes
  3. Verify vehicle indentification numbers (VIN numbers)
  4. Solemnize marriages
  5. Take acknowledgements

Online Notary Class Benefits

The State required Notary class gives you several advantages.

  • You are a statewide Notary - you can act as a Notary in all 67 Florida counties
  • You are bonded with $7,500 - your Notary clients are insured for up to $7,500.
  • You recieve your Notary Seal and log book.
  • Your state filing fees are paid for you

Florida Notary Services

As you are a Notary in Florida there are a set of rules you will have to follow. Here are a few of the highlights:

  • For most Notary Services you can charge $10 - that is regulated by the state of Florida
  • Weddings are the exception - you can charge $20 for a wedding
  • If your address changes you must contact the Department of State (address below)
  • If your name is legally changed then you should contact your bonding agency

Department of State
Notaries Commissions and
Certifications Section
1902 Capitol
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250
(850) 488-7521