Who can be a Notary?
• Must be 18 years of age or older.
• Must be of good moral character.
• Must be capable of discharging duties imposed by law.
• Must not be a convicted felon.

Apply to be a Notary
• An Application for Appointment for Notary State at Large must be completed and signed by the applicant.
• Applications to become a notary should be submitted through the Secretary of State’s website:
• Once approved, the applicant will be notified by mail that a “Certificate of Appointment” has been mailed to the Campbell County Clerk’s Office. The notice will indicate a thirty (30) day time period for the applicant to go to the Campbell County Clerk’s Office and complete the process.
• There is a $19.00 recording fee.
($10.00 for recording the bond, $4.00 for taking/preparing the bond, and $5.00 for administering the oath)
• A surety bond in the amount of $1,000.00 is required.
• An insurance company may sign as surety. (Check with the insurance agency of your choice to request notary bond information) The bond must cover the entire period of the notary appointment.

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