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 a notary in Arizona, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older

  • Be a citizen or a legal permanent resident of the United States

  • Be a resident of Arizona

  • Be able to read and write the English language

  • Never have had a professional license suspended, revoked, or denied

  • Not have a conviction for a felony unless civil rights have been restored, or a conviction for a lesser offense involving moral turpitude or of a nature that is incompatible with the duties of a notary public

  • Purchase a four-year, $5,000 Arizona notary bond. The cost of the bond is $25

  • Complete an online notary application on the Arizona Secretary of State's website

  • Mail the original notarized application and the notary bond to the state along with a $43 state filing fee

  • Purchase an Arizona notary stamp and notary record book

How to Apply For an Arizona Notary Commission


Follow the steps below to apply for a notary commission.

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

You need to order a notary bond before starting the notary application. You will be asked to enter the bond number, bonding company name, and the effective and expiration dates of the bond while completing the notary application.  Click here to purchase a notary bond.

Step 2- Complete an Arizona notary application

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

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

Mail the original, signed notary application, the notary bond, notarized oath of office, and a $43 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- Order Arizona notary supplies

Once approved as an Arizona notary, you need to order  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.

Arizona Notary Value Package I


Everything you need to become a notary in Arizona

Only $58.95*
Includes a One-year Membership to AAN

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

This Arizona notary package includes:
Four-year, $5,000 Arizona notary bond**
Trodat self-inking rectangular notary stamp (item # AZ201)**
Arizona notary record book (item # AZ702) **
One-year membership to AAN (a $19.00 value included with your notary supplies order at no additional cost)
Four years of expert support (includes help with notary procedures, name/address updates, and more)
Your Cost: Only $58.95*

* The  Arizona Notary Value Package I may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory four-year, $5,000 notary bond for $33.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P101 on the order form. The Arizona Notary Value Package II may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory four-year, $5,000 notary bond for $40.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P102 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.

**Required by law

Five Simple Steps to Become a Notary in Arizona


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

    During the notary 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 the notary bond information you need to complete the notary application on the State's website. Save time! No need to wait for days to receive your Arizona notary bond. You can now order and download the notary bond instantly upon checkout. The cost of the notary bond is only $25.

  2. Complete the Arizona notary application

    Click here to start the Arizona notary application process on the Arizona Secretary of State's website. Then click on the "Start" button and select the option "Yes, I do have a $5,000 notary bond.” The application wizard will then guide you step by step in completing the Arizona notary application. Print the notary application when done.  The notary application cannot be submitted online.

  3. Mail your Arizona notary application.

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

    1. Take the notary bond that you downloaded 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 notary application, the notarized notary bond, and the $43 filing fee to the Arizona Secretary of State.

      Allow four to six weeks for the state to approve your application.
  4. Order your Arizona notary supplies.

    Save up to 40% on the same Arizona notary supplies that you may find somewhere else plus receive a free one-year membership in the American Association of Notaries at no additional cost (a $19 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! 

  5. Receive your notary supplies.

    Email or fax a copy of your notary commission certificate to 1-800-721-2664 or sales@usnotaries.com so we can prepare and ship your Arizona notary supplies.

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.