A Notary Public in Idaho is a person who is commissioned by the Secretary of State. One who provides unbiased notarial duties, and who serves as an impartial witness and as an officer of the state.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must be a U.S Citizen or a legal resident of the U.S.
- Must be a resident of the State of Idaho and/or live in an adjoining state and be employed inside of the state.
- Must be able to read and write fluently in the English language.
- Must be free of any conviction of any serious crime within ten years of the date of application.
- Must not have been removed from notarial office for misconduct.
How to Become a Notary in Idaho
Step 1 – Download and Study Notary Handbook – Download and study the Notary handbook. Your required application will be found at the end of the handbook.
Step 2 – Apply for Notary Bond – $10,000 Notary bond is required in order to be commissioned in the state of Idaho. You may acquire bonding through insurance or bonding companies located in your local phone book or on the internet. Proof of bonding is required with your application.
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Step 3 – Order Your Notary Supplies – Prior to submitting your application, you must order your supplies as a sample of your seal will be required with your application.
Step 4 – Complete and Submit Application – As soon as you have received your bond and notary supplies you will be ready to complete your application for submission. You will be require to submit your bond, a sample of your notary seal and a notarized application along with a $30 application fee to:
Secretary of State
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0080
Await your notification of your commission and begin doing business as a notary public in the State of Idaho.
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