Pennsylvania Notary Bond
A Notary Public is an individual who can legally witness and authenticate the validity of a person's identity and certify the signing of certain documentation. Furthermore they can take affidavits, depositions, statutory declarations and administer oaths and affirmations as it is allowed by the laws of The State of Pennsylvania. The basic premise of Notarization is that of a fraud deterrent with regard to the signing of important documents.
Notary Public Surety Bonds are required in Pennsylvania to protect the public from any misconduct of the Notary. For additional protection, the Notary Public can add Notary Public Errors & Omission Insurance which covers them in the event of an honest mistake, error or omission.
The State of Pennsylvania requires a $10,000.00 Notary bond for a term of 4 years.
How much does a Pennsylvania Notary Bond cost?
The Pennsylvania Notary Bond cost is $30.00 for the 4 year term.
If you would like to add Notary Errors & Omissions Insurance (E&O), the following options are available to you:
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A1 Surety Bonds highly recommends that ALL individuals becoming licensed as a Notary Public purchase the additional protection of Errors & Omissions Insurance. This coverage must be purchased at the time of the execution of the Notary Public Surety Bond and shall run concurrently with the term of the bond.
This bond is available for instant issue, simply complete the required information and make the required payment for your bond to be issued and you can download a copy instantly!
What is required to become a notary in the state of Pennsylvania?
For up to date information on what is required to become a Pennsylvania Notary, please visit the PA Department of States website. Once you have completed the states requirements, you must take the oath of office and record his/her oath, completed bond and commission in the Recorder of Deeds in the county where the notary’s business office is located. The applicant must also register his/her signature with the Prothonotary’s office in the county where the notary’s business office is located. Both of these steps must be completed within forty-five (45) calendar days after the date of appointment, or the notary’s commission becomes null and void. Extensions will not be given.