Arizona Notary - American Association of Notaries

Everything You Need to Become an Arizona Notary, All in One Place


Welcome to the American Association of Notaries. Since 1994, we've helped hundred of thousands of people in Arizona and across the country become notaries. With our guidance and expertise, you will become a skilled Arizona notary capable of providing accurate and efficient notarial services.
That is our mission.

The American Association of Notaries is the only source you need to become an Arizona notary. We can assist you with:

The Arizona Notary Application Process - simple, cost-effective, and worry-free!

Arizona Notary Bonds and Insurance - to protect the public and you!

High Quality Arizona Notary Stamps and Notary Supplies - at a savings of 40% or more and a lifetime replacement guarantee!

Notary Training - We teach you how to perform your notarial duties according to notary law, which will reduce your liability.

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Notary Stamps

Our notary stamps conform to Arizona notary law requirements and are manufactured in-house using only the highest-quality materials.

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Notary Seals

All of our Arizona notary seal embossers are laser engraved and require minimal effort to produce sharp raised notary seal impressions.

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Notary Supplies

The AAN is one of the nation's top providers of quality notary supplies. We offer a lifetime warranty on all of our notary supplies.

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Notary Books

Our notary journals are easy to use and conform to Arizona state notary laws. Every notary supplies order includes a free e-notary guide.

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Informational Arizona Notary Articles


Can a Notary Use a Signature Stamp to Notarize Documents?

Most notaries are accustomed to using a stamp to affix their official statement of authority as a notary public. This leads notaries to wonder if they can also utilize a rubber stamp, which is easier to use, in affixing their signature to notarial certificates. If you are a notary who notarizes multiple documents a day, using a signature stamp can be a tempting way to avoid hand cramping and carpal tunnel. However, laws that regulate the acts of notaries are often very strict. This includes using a facsimile signature stamp in lieu of a handwritten or wet signature.

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Blind, Illiterate, and Disabled Signers

While it may be inconvenient to notarize documents for signers who are blind or illiterate, it is discriminatory to refuse to do so based solely on the disability of a signer. Notaries might not encounter these situations frequently, but it is important to know how to handle them. As state law often dictates specific procedures for interacting with illiterate or blind signers, you should consult your own state's laws to ensure compliance. This article will provide a general overview of how to handle these and other situations.

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How to Become an Arizona Notary:

Compared to other states, Arizona has few eligibility requirements to become a notary. The process is simple and affordable (from $25.00) for a four-year Arizona notary term. To become a notary in Arizona, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be an Arizona resident
  • Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident
  • Be able to read and write the English language
  • Never had a professional license suspended, revoked or denied
  • Never been convicted of a felony unless your civil rights have been restored

If you meet these qualification requirements, follow the steps below to become an Arizona notary

  1. 1. Order a four-year, $5,000 Arizona notary bond. All first time Arizona notary applicants are required to be bonded during the four-year term of their Arizona notary commission. Click here to purchase a notary bond.
  2. Complete an Arizona notary application online. Arizona state requires all notary applicants to complete a notary application on their website. Click here to start the Arizona notary application.
  3. Mail the Arizona notary application and fees to the state. Mail the completed Arizona notary application, the notary bond, oath of office form and a notary application fee of $43.00 to the Arizona Secretary of state.
  4. Order a notary stamp and a notary journal. Once approved as an Arizona notary, mail us a copy of the notary commission certificate so we can prepare your notary stamp and other notary supplies you ordered.
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Arizona notary bonds and errors and omissions insurance policies provided by this insurance agency, the American Association of Notaries, Inc., are underwritten by Western Surety Company (established 1900). Kal Tabbara is a licensed insurance agent in Arizona.