Notary Public
Every notary public must file an official bond and an oath of office in the office of the county clerk within 30 days of appointment. See schedule of fees for filing costs. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., however if you want to have your bond recorded the same day please be at our office before 3:00 p.m.
Requirements for Filing Notary Public Oath
You must bring the following when you come in to take your notary oath:
  • Original Notary bond in the amount of $15,000.00
  • Two Oath and Certificate of Filing forms. These forms will be included in the packet of information you receive from the State of California
If you would like additional information on how to become a Notary Republic please contact the Secretary of State at (916) 653-3595 or visit their website at
http://www.ss.ca.gov/business/notary/notary.htm