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NOTARY APPLICATION

APPLICATION STATUS

Personal Info Employment Info Qualifications Affidavit of Character Oath of Office Memorandum Supplies Errors & Omissions Final Details Application Summary Payment Thank You

PERSONAL INFORMATION

The State of Florida requires the following information from all notary applicants. Please note this information is shared only with the Department of State via a secure network.

Personal Details

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Home Address
Contact


Employment Information

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Mailing Address
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Qualifications - State Requirements

Are you a legal resident of Florida?

If "no", you are not eligible for your notary commission. Additionally, you must retain your Florida State residency for the duration of your 4-year appointment term.

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Are you a United States citizen?

If "no", you are required to provide a recorded Declaration of Domicile with this application. Declarations of Domicile are available at your local courthouse.

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Are you now or have you ever been commissioned a Notary Public in the State of Florida?

If "no", you must complete a three-hour notary course and submit a signed certificate of completion with this application. For your convenience, we offer an online version of this course for FREE. You can register for this class after checkout.

Yes No

If "yes", please enter the following information:

Name in which your commission was issued


Have you held any Florida professional licenses or commissions (other than notary public) during the last ten years?

Yes No

If "Yes", please list:

Have any been revoked?

If "Yes", you must provide a written statement about the nature of the action and any supporting documentation. For example, a copy of the Final Order from the regulating agency.

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Have you been disciplined by a regulatory agency, including the Florida Bar, and including disciplinary action that is confidential?

If "Yes", you must provide a written statement about the nature of the action and any supporting documentation. For example, a copy of the Final Order from the regulating agency.

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Have you been convicted of a felony or had an adjudication of guilt withheld for a felony offense?

If "Yes", you must provide a written statement of the nature of the offense(s), a copy of the court judgment and sentencing order. If convicted, you must also provide a certificate of Restoration of Civil Rights.

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Are you on probation?

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Affidavit of Character

You can move on to the next section if you don't know who you will use for your Character Witness. However it must be completed and submitted with your signed application.

This person cannot be a spouse or any other relative. You will be able to complete this section by hand.

Character Witness



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Oath of Office

In this section of your notary application, you are required by the State of Florida to affirm the following three statements as your Oath of Office:

Oath

Do you affirm the following three statements?

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  1. *I DO solemnly (swear) (affirm) that I will support, protect and defend the Constitution and Government of the United States and of the State of Florida; that I am duly qualified to hold office under the Constitution of the State of Florida; that I have read Chapter 117, Florida Statutes, and any amendments thereto, and know the duties, responsibilities, limitations, and powers of a notary public: and that I will honestly, diligently, and faithfully discharge the duties of Notary Public, State of Florida on which I am now about to enter.. So help me God.*
  2. *if you affirm, you may omit the words So help me God.FL. State. 92.52.

  3. UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY, I DECLARE THAT I HAVE READ THE FOREGOING APPLICATION AND OATH AND THAT THE FACTS STATED THEREIN ARE TRUE.
  4. I accept the office of Notary Public, State of Florida.

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Memorandum

Memorandum

As a general matter, applications for all position within state government are public records, which may be viewed by anyone upon request. However, there are some exemptions from the public records law for identify information relating to social security numbers, past and present law enforcement officers and their families, victims of certain crimes, etc. If you believe an exemption from the public records law applies to your Florida Notary Public Commission application sumbission, Please check the following box:

Yes, I assert that identifying information provided in this application (other than my social security number, which I am aware is automatically exempt from public disclosure, pursuant to FL. State. § 119.071(5)(a)(5) should be excluded from inspection under Public Records Law.

Yes No

If Yes, please indicate what section for Florida Statutes provides this exemption in your particular situation:

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-0
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
(850) 245-0158


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Supplies

Select Your Package

Complete Notary Package + Association Membership - $139 FOR 4 YEARS + FREE SHIPPING

THE PACKAGE INCLUDES EVERYTHING IN THE Complete Notary Package PLUS THE FOLLOWING:
  • Complete Notary Package
  • Log Book
  • Deluxe Wall/Desk Plaque
  • Free Self-Inking Stamp Replacement, if needed
  • 1000 Renewal Discount
  • 1000 Name Change Discount
  • Free Address Change

Complete Notary Package - $99 for 4 Years + free shipping

Everything listed below is included in our notary package - it meets all state requirements to be a Florida notary.
  • Official Self-Inking Stamp
  • Florida Notary Reference Manual
  • 750000 Required Notary Bond
  • State Filing Fee
  • On-line Education Course* - only for NEW notaries
  • Notary Commission Certificate
  • *Access to course provided after completion of notary application

The Complete Notary Package + Association Membership includes
the following benefits:

  • Log Book
    This handy book keeps an organized record of your notarial acts.

  • Deluxe Plaque
    This stately plaque can be displayed on a wall or desk to announce that you are a Florida notary.

  • Free Self-Inking Stamp Replacement
    Your stamp will be replaced for free should it become lost or stolen during your term as a notary.

  • Renewal Discount
    You will receive a 1000 discount on your next 4-year notary appointment. We appreciate your business!

  • Name Change Discount
    You will receive a 1000 discount on the name change surcharge as well as an updated stamp and commission certificate.

  • Free Address Change
    Notify us of your address change and we will notify the State accordingly.

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Errors & Omissions

Select Your Insurance

EVERYONE MAKES MISTAKES…

JUST MAKE SURE YOURS ARE COVERED BY ERRORS & OMISSIONS INSURANCE.
The required 750000 notary bond protects YOUR CUSTOMER. E&O Insurance protects YOU.

  • Affordable – For a small premium, all damages and legal costs are covered up to the policy limit.
  • Important – Regardless if the suit is valid, you will be faced with large legal bills for defense (whether you win or lose) if you do not have E&O insurance.
  • Strongly Recommended – Although not required, the benefits far outweigh the cost of this important insurance.

Individual Coverage

Company Coverage




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Final Details

Final Details
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Application Summary

Application Summary

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Checkout

Credit Card Information


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Billing Address
Home Business Other

*Once you confirm your application selections, you cannot change them*

Thank You!

Your Payment is Approved

You're almost done - but you still need to print,sign & mail!

1. PLEASE PRINT THE FOLLOWING FORMS:

  • Application
  • Bond
  • Receipt
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(New Notary Applicants - see below instructions)

2. THE STATE REQUIRES ORIGINAL SIGNATURES ON ALL FORMS:

You sign these forms:
  • Oath of Office
  • Bond Form
Your friend signs this forms:
  • Affidavit of Character:

3. MAIL THE FOLLOWING ITEMS TO OUR ADDRESS BELOW:

Notary Education Course.

  • Application
  • Oath of Office
  • Bond
  • Summary Page
  • Payment(only if paying by cheque or purchase order)
  • Certificate of Course Completion*

    (only for NEW notaries)

Mailing Address:
  • Florida Notary Association
  • P.O Box 533964
  • Orlando, Florida 32853

If you are a NEW notary applicant, you need to print & sign the Certificate of Course Completion after completing the required on line Notary Education Course.

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES:

If You Are NOT a U.S Citizen - also send this form:
  • Recorded Declaration of Domicile - obtained from your local courthouse.
If You have a Felony Conviction - also send this form:
  • (It can take up to 3 months to get approved.)
    • Written Statement of Offence
    • Final Judgement
    • Restoration of Rights Certificate, if applicable

    Upon our receipt of the above items, your notary package will be processed within 10 business days!

    Thank you for choosing us to process your notary commission.

    We appreciate your business!

    • Please contact our office at 407-894-6614 should you have any questions
    • The Team at Florida Notary Association
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