Notaries in Texas are regulated directly by the Texas Secretary of State.
To obtain a notary license in the state, Texas notaries are required to obtain a $10,000 Texas notary bond.
The Texas notary bond has a one-time premium of just $50.00. The bond is issued instantly after we take your application online, and payment is made. There is no background, financial, or credit check for the bond.
The Texas notary bond is a bond which protects the Texas consumer from any acts of fraud, theft, or acts of criminal malfeasance which a notary may commit in the course of their notarial duties.
The bond, required as a precondition for licensing in Texas, protects others from wrongful acts committed by a notary; it does not protect the notary at all.
A notary bond in Texas is issued for a period of 4 years, which is the duration of the license.
Applicants for this bond will want to ensure that the dates for the Texas notary license and bond match exactly.
To become a Texas notary, an applicant must:
There is no exam for the Texas notary license. Applicants may wish to conduct a Google search for a handbook or guidelines for Texas notaries.
AmeriPro Surety Bonds is a surety bonds-only agency which provides Texas notary bonds, license and permit bonds, and all types of surety bonds throughout the great state of Texas.
We also provide surety bonds in all 50 states.