Your One-Stop Shop to Become a Notary in Kansas

The American Association of Notaries offers a simple step-by-step guide to become a Notary in Kansas. With our help, becoming a Kansas notary is easy and hassle-free.

To become a notary in Kansas, you must:

  • 1- Be 18 years of age or older.

  • 2- Be a citizen of the United States.

  • 3- Be a legal resident of Kansas or of a bordering state and employed in Kansas.

  • 4- Be able to read and write the English language.

  • 5- Not be disqualified to receive a commission under state law (K.S.A. 53-5a24).

Steps to Become a Notary in Kansas

To become a notary public in Kansas, make sure you meet the eligibility requirements listed above, then complete the following steps:

Step 1- Order a four-year, $12,000 Kansas notary bond

Kansas notary law requires all notary applicants to provide proof of a four-year, $12,000 notary bond when submitting the notary application to the Secretary of State's Office. Click here to start the notary application and purchase a notary bond.

Step 2- Order a Kansas notary Stamp

As a Kansas notary applicant, you are required to affix an impression of your notary stamp on your notary application before submitting it to the Secretary of State's Office. The name on the notary stamp must match the name printed on your notary application. Click here to start the notary application process and order a notary stamp.

Step 3- Complete a Kansas notary application

Our online wizard will guide you step-by-step through the notary application process to ensure that you complete the application accurately, and it will prompt you to complete any missing information. Click here to start the Kansas notary application.

Step 4- Take the oath of office

Sign the oath of office before another notary. The oath of office is printed on section B of the notary application.

Step 5- Upload the notary application to the Kansas Secretary of State’s website

Create an account on the Kansas Secretary of State's website. Upload your completed notary application under “Notary Public Appointment Paper Form Upload” and pay the $25.00 filing fee. Your notary application, notary bond, and oath are available for download immediately upon checkout. Click here to start the Kansas notary application process.

Everything You Need to Become a Notary in Kansas

Only $79.95*
Includes a One-year Membership to AAN

Limited time offer - save up to 40% on notary supplies

This Kansas notary package includes:
Four-year, $12,000 Kansas notary bond ($50)**
Four-year, $10,000 Kansas notary errors and omissions insurance policy (included at no additional cost to you)
Trodat self-inking rectangular notary stamp (item # KS201)**
Kansas notary record book (item # KS702) **
One-year membership to AAN (a $19.00 value included with your notary supplies order at no additional cost to you)
Four years of expert support (includes help with notary procedures, name/address updates, and more)
Your Cost: Only $79.95*

*The Kansas Notary Value Package I may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory four-year, $12,000 notary bond for $29.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P101 on the order form. The Kansas Notary Value Package II may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory four-year, $12,000 notary bond for $39.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P102 on the order form. The Kansas four-year, $12,000 notary bond may also be purchased for $50.00. Discounts/savings apply only to notary supplies.

**Required by Kansas notary law.

Kansas notary bonds and errors and omissions insurance policies provided by this insurance agency, the American Association of Notaries, Inc., are underwritten by Western Surety Company (established 1900). Kal Tabbara is a licensed insurance agent in Kansas.