Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Notary Bond? Why do I need it?
A notary bond is a surety bond that protects the public against any errors or mistakes that a Florida notary may make while performing notarial duties. A notary bond in the amount of $7,500 is required by the State of Florida in order for you to be commissioned or re-commissioned as a notary public and is valid throughout your 4-year term. Remember, the notary bond does not protect the notary. If a claim is made against your notary bond, you may be required to repay the surety company. To insure that your notarial acts are covered, purchase Notary Errors & Omissions Insurance.