Notary handbooks and applications are available on the Secretary of State’s web site or in the County Clerk’s office. After state requirements are met, applications are to return to the County Clerk’s Office to be sworn in and issued commission.
Send completed application to the State along with a $25.00 fee made payable to: State Director of Revenue. (Application is on the Secretary of State’s Web site or in the booklet.)
You will need to obtain an insurance bond in the amount of $10,000. (This should be done after a letter is received from the Secretary of State’s office notifying you of your commission dates).
You then sign the Oath of Office and Notary ledger in the Clerk’s office, and pick up your certificate. (Fee is $6.00)
(The County Clerk’s Office does not sell notary supplies.)