Become a Washington Notary

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

Steps for becoming a Washington notary

1. Be sure you meet Washington requirements.

You must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be able to write and read English
  • Live in Washington State or live in Idaho or Oregon and work for a company located in or doing business in Washington State

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 $10,000 bond which is part of your notary package. 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 Washington has processed your online application and commissioned you to be a notary in Washington, we send your complete notary package.

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