Become a Florida Notary

We make it simple to become a notary in Florida — here are the steps to take to get started:

Steps for becoming a Florida notary

1. Be sure you meet Florida requirements.

You must:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be a legal Florida resident
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be able to read and write English
  • Not have had a felony conviction

People with felonies may apply to become a Florida Notary under the following conditions:

  • You write a statement of your charges with the crime, circumstances, and date.
  • You must provide certified copies of the journal entries of the sentencing order and judgment from the court that convicted you.
  • You must submit a Restoration of Civil Rights Certificate (RCR).

2. Fill out our online form.

Get started with our easy to complete online form — you can finish in minutes. This is where you will purchase your mandatory $7,500 bond which is part of your notary package. You'll also find details on the mandatory education required by Florida. Pay online with our safe checkout page. We make it fast and convenient.

3. Provide your notary bond information to apply online with the state.

Notary of America provides simple instructions for this step, so you can easily apply online at the state's website. As the end of this process, you'll download and print your notary certificate to scan and email to us at We need your notary certificate to manufacture your custom notary stamp.

4. Get commissioned by the state.

Once the state of Florida has processed your online application and commissioned you to be a notary in Florida, we send your complete notary package.

We make becoming or renewing your Florida notary easier than you think. Start the process now and you'll soon be on your way to notarizing.