Your One-Stop Shop to Become an Arizona Notary

The American Association of Notaries offers a simple step-by-step guide to become an Arizona notary. With our help, becoming an Arizona notary is easy and hassle free.

To become an Arizona notary 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 have had a professional license suspended, revoked, or denied.

  • Never have been convicted of a felony unless your civil rights have been restored.

How It Works

Step 1- Purchase a four-year, $5,000 Arizona notary bond.

No need to wait for days to receive your notary bond. You can now order the notary bond 24/7 and download it instantly upon checkout.  The notary bond is required by the state in order to be approved as an Arizona notary.  Click here to purchase a notary bond.

Step 2- Complete an Arizona notary application

All notary applicants are required to create an account, provide the notary bond information, and then complete and print the notary application on the State's website. Click here to start the Arizona notary application.

Step 3 - Mail the application and the bond to the State.

Mail the original, signed  notary application, the notary bond, oath of office,  and a $43.00 application fee to the Secretary of State's office. It takes around four to six weeks for the State to approve the application. 

Step 4- Purchase Arizona notary supplies.

Once approved as an Arizona notary, you need to purchase an Arizona notary stamp and a record book to perform notarial acts. Click here to order an Arizona notary stamp and notary record book.

Step 5- Email us a copy of your notary commission certificate.

Fax or email a copy of your Arizona notary commission certificate so we can prepare and ship your Arizona notary stamp, record book, and any additional notary supplies you ordered.

Complete Arizona Notary Package

Everything you need to become an Arizona notary

Only $37.95*
Includes a One-year Membership to AAN

Limited time offer - save up to 40% on notary supplies

Four-year, $5,000 Arizona notary bond. $25.00
Cosco notary self-inking rectangular stamp - Item No. AZ210. $19.95
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Trodat notary self-inking rectangular stamp - Item No. AZ201. $19.95
Arizona notary record book - Item No. AZ702. $ 9.95
Free one-year membership to AAN – A $19.00 value included with your notary supply order at no additional cost. $19.00
Total Value $73.90
Your Cost $37.95

* This package may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory four-year, $5,000 notary bond for $12.95 plus $6.95 for shipping. Enter item # P101 on the order form. The Arizona four-year, $5,000 notary bond may also be purchased separately for $25.00. Discounts and savings apply only to supplies and not to notary bonds or errors and omissions insurance policies. The notary bond, notary stamp, and notary record book are required by Arizona notary law.

Five Simple Steps to Become an Arizona Notary

  1. Order your four-year, $5,000 Arizona notary bond.

    Save time! No need to wait for days to received your Arizona notary bond. You can now download the notary bond instantly upon checkout. The notary bond is required by the State to protect the public from notary errors. During the application process on the Arizona Secretary of State's website, you will be asked to enter the notary bond number, the bonding company name, and the notary bond issue date and effective date. We will provide you with all that you need to complete your application on the State's website.

  2. Complete and print your Arizona notary application on the Secretary of State's website.

    Click here to start the Arizona notary application process. Then click on the "Start" button and select the option "Yes, I do have a $5,000 bond.” The application wizard will then guide you step by step in completing your notary application.

  3. Order your Arizona notary supplies from the American Association of Notaries.

    Save up to 70% on Arizona notary supplies compared to most other suppliers and receive a free one-year membership in the American Association of notaries at no additional cost. (A $19.00 value.)  We offer only the highest-quality products, which comply with all Arizona legal requirements for notaries. All our Arizona  notary stamps are manufactured in house, and we stand behind them 100%. All our notary supplies come with a LIFETIME REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE – no questions asked! You can order your notary supplies during the notary application process.

  4. Mail your Arizona notary application and the notary bond to the Arizona Secretary of State.

    Follow the steps below to complete the Arizona notary application process:

    1. Take the notary bond that you downloaded on checkout to a notary so he or she can administer the oath of office.
    2. Sign the notary application that you printed from the State's website.
    3. Mail the signed application, notarized notary bond, and the $43.00 filing fee to the Arizona Secretary of State.
  5. Fax or email us a copy of your Arizona notary commission certificate.

    When you are approved as a notary, the Secretary of State's office will send the notary commission certificate to you. Once you receive it, email or fax a copy of your Arizona notary commission certificate to 1-800-721-2664 or so we can prepare and ship your Arizona notary supply package.

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.