Your One-Stop Shop to Become a Kansas Notary


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:

  • Be 18 years of age or older

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

  • Be able to read and write the English language

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

  • Obtain a four-year, $12,000 Kansas notary bond

  • Purchase a notary stamp. A copy or impression of the notary stamp must be affixed to the notary application prior to submitting it to the Secretary of State

  • Complete and submit a notary application along with a $25.00 filing fee

How to Apply For a Kansas Notary Commission


Follow the steps below to apply for a notary commission.

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

Kansas notary law requires all notary applicants to provide proof of a four-year notary bond when submitting the notary application to the Secretary of State's office. The cost of the notary bond is $50. Click here to start the notary application and purchase a notary bond.

Order a Kansas notary Stamp

All Kansas notary applicants are required to affix an impression of their notary stamp on the notary application prior to submitting it to the Secretary of State's office. The name on the notary stamp must match the name printed on the notary application. Click here to start the notary application process and order a notary stamp.

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.

Mail the notary application to the Kansas Secretary of State

Mail your notary application, the notarized oath, the notary bond, and a $25.00 filing fee to the Kansas Secretary of State. Once your notary application is approved, the Secretary of State will mail you a notary commission certificate.

Kansas Notary Value Package I


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.

Six Simple Steps to Become a Notary in Kansas


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

    Prior to submitting the notary application to the Secretary of State's office, you need to order a four-year, $12,000 Kansas notary bond, which is only $50. For your protection, we are including a $10,000 errors and omissions insurance policy at no extra cost to you. The bond ensures that if you fail to properly perform your duties as a Kansas notary, the bonding company will pay for damages to the injured party up to the policy limit. Save time! No need to wait for days to receive your Kansas notary bond. You can now download the notary bond online in minutes 24/7 upon checkout.

  2. Order a Kansas notary stamp and notary journal.

    Save up to 40% on the same Kansas notary supplies that you may find somewhere else plus receive a free one-year membership in the American Association of Notaries at no additional cost to you (a $19 value). We offer only the highest-quality products, which comply with Kansas notary law. All our Kansas notary stamps are manufactured in-house, and we stand behind them 100%. All our notary supplies come with a LIFETIME REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE – No questions asked! Notary stamps ordered before 12:00 noon C.T. during our normal business hours will be shipped on the next business day. Notary supplies can be ordered at the same time you are completing the notary application.

  3. Complete an online Kansas notary application.

    Our online wizard will guide you step-by-step through the notary application process. You can print the completed notary application and the notary bond section upon checkout.

  4. Affix an impression of your notary stamp on the notary application.

    Print the notary application and affix a clear impression of the Kansas notary stamp you will be using. If you choose to use more than one notary stamp, an impression of each notary stamp must be affixed.

  5. Take the oath before another notary.

    The final step before mailing your application to the Secretary of State's office or to us, is to sign the oath section before a notary who will put you under oath, then he or she will sign the oath section and affix his or her notary stamp. You will swear or affirm before the notary, under penalty of perjury, that the answers to all of the questions on the notary application are true and complete to the best of your knowledge, and that you are qualified to be appointed and commissioned as a Kansas notary public.

  6. Mail the Kansas notary application.

    You have the option to choose during the application process to mail the notary application and a $25 filing fee to the Kansas Secretary of State or to us. If you mail it to us, we will promptly review your notary application for accuracy and completeness before filing it with the Kansas Secretary of State’s office on your behalf. Whichever option you select, your notary application and notary bond can be downloaded instantly upon checkout. The Secretary of State’s office processes notary applications within three to five business days of receipt and mails a notary commission certificate to approved applicants. A notary applicant may NOT notarize documents until their application is approved by the Secretary of State.

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.