Your One-Stop Shop to Become a Missouri Notary


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

To become a Missouri notary you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older

  • Be a registered voter in the county in which you are applying to become a notary

  • Be a resident of the county in which you are applying to become a notary

  • Be able to read and write the English language

  • Never have had a notary public commission revoked in the past ten years

How It Works


Complete an online notary application

All notary applicants are required to complete an application approved by the Missouri Secretary of State, take a notary course, and pay a $25.00 filing fee. Our online application wizard will guide you step-by-step. Click here to take a free notary course and the start the notary application process.

Purchase a four-year, $10,000 Missouri notary bond

The notary bond is required by the state to protect the public against notary errors. Our Missouri notary bonds comes with a four-year, $10,000 errors and omissions insurance policy at no additional cost to you. Click here to purchase a notary bond.

Purchase Missouri notary supplies

Purchase a Missouri notary stamp and a record book to perform notarial acts. All our notary stamps and record books comply with Missouri  notary law requirements.

File the notary bond with the county clerk's office

Once approved as a Missouri notary,  you can file your Missouri notary bond with the county clerk's office, take the oath of office, and pick up your Missouri notary commission certificate.

Email us a copy of your commission certificate

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

Complete Missouri Notary Package


Everything you need to become a Missouri Notary

Only $44.95*
Including a One-year Membership in AAN

Limited time offer - over 40% in savings on supplies

Four-year, $10,000 Missouri notary bond via email in one business day $30.00
Four-year, $10,000 Missouri errors and omissions insurance policy included at no additional charge Included
Cosco notary self-inking rectangular stamp - Item #MO216 $21.95
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Trodat notary self-inking rectangular stamp - Item #MO203 $21.95
Missouri notary public record book - Item #MO702 $ 9.95
Free one-year membership to AAN – A $19.00 value included with your supply order at no additional cost $19.00
Total Value $80.90
Your Cost $44.95

* This package may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory 4-year, $10,000 notary bond for $14.95 plus $6.95 for shipping. Enter item # P101 on the order form. The Missouri 4-year, $10,000 notary bond may also be purchased separately for $30.00. Discounts/Savings apply only to supplies and not to notary bonds or errors and omissions insurance policies.

Notary bond is required by Missouri notary law.

Five Simple Steps to Become a Missouri Notary


  1. Apply online to become a Missouri notary.

    Click here to create an account, take a FREE Missouri notary course and start the Missouri notary application process.  Our online notary  wizard will guide you step by step through the application process. Within four to six business days after your submit the Missouri notary application, the Missouri Secretary of State will mail you a commission letter stating that you need to go to the county clerk's office to file the four-year, $10,000 notary bond, take the Oath of Office, and pickup your notary commission certificate.

  2. Order your four-year, $10,000 Missouri notary bond - it includes a $10,000 errors and omissions policy at no extra cost.

    Save time, no need to wait days to receive your notary bond. You can download the notary bond 24/7 upon checkout. Take the notary bond to the county clerk's office to receive your notary commission certificate. 

  3. Order your Missouri notary supplies.

    Save up to 70% on Missouri notary supplies you find somewhere else.  Plus receive a one-year membership in the American Association of notaries at no additional cost. A $19.00 value.  All of our Missouri notary stamps, seals, and notary journals are made in-house, come with a lifetime replacement guarantee, and comply with Missouri notary laws. You can order your notary supplies during the notary application process.

  4. File the notary bond with the county clerk's office.

    Take the approval letter that you received from the State and the Missouri notary bond that you downloaded upon checkout to the county clerk's office to file your notary bond, take the oath of office, and receive your notary commission certificate. You have ninety days to file the notary bond with the county clerk's office. The clerk will staple the bond to the oath of office and official signature filing and mail them to the Missouri Secretary of State's office. This is the final step required to become a Missouri notary. 

  5. Fax or email a copy of your Missouri notary commission certificate to AAN.

    If you ordered notary supplies, please fax or email a copy of the Missouri notary public commission certificate that you will receive from the county clerk's office to 1-713-649-0011 or sales@usnotaries.com so we can prepare your notary stamp accordingly.

Do you want Apply by mail?

Please follow these three simple steps to apply by mail to become a Missouri notary.

  1. Read the Missouri notary handbook.

  2. Click here to download and complete a free Missouri written notary course (approved by the Missouri Secretary of State) and complete the Missouri notary application.

  3. Complete the order form attached to the notary application packet.  

  4. Mail us your completed Missouri notary application, signed notary training course, order form, and payment to the address listed on notary application package.  We will review your application for accuracy and file it with the Missouri Secretary of State. 

  5. Fax us the notary approval letter to 1-713-649-0011 or email it to sales@usnotaries.com. We will prepare your Missouri notary bond so you can file it with the county clerk's office. We will mail you the notary supplies once we receive  a copy of your notary commission certificate.

Missouri 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 Missouri.