Your One-Stop Shop to Become an Indiana Notary


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

To become an Indiana notary, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.

  • Be a resident of Indiana or employed in Indiana.

  • Not have been convicted of a crime.

  • Not have had a civil ruling made against you for deceit, dishonesty, or fraud.

  • Not have served more than six months in jail.

How It Works


Purchase an eight-year, $25,000 Indiana notary bond

The notary bond is required by the State to protect the public against notary errors. Our Indiana notary bonds comes with an eight-year, $5,000 errors and omissions insurance policy at no additional cost to you. Click here to purchase a notary bond.

Obtain an Indiana State Police limited criminal history record

You will need this report when applying online for a notary commission. The American Association of Notaries recommends that you complete this step first before starting the notary application.

Complete an online notary application

All Indiana notary applicants are required to complete an application on the State's website and pay a $75.00 notary application filing fee, which includes the required notary course, exam, and application fee. Click here to start the application process.

Complete a notary educational course and pass an exam

All notary applicants are required to complete a notary course and pass an exam administered by the Indiana Secretary of State. The notary course and the exam are part of the application process and will be available after completing the notary application. 

Purchase an Indiana notary stamp

All Indiana notaries are required to purchase a notary stamp.  All our Indiana notary supplies conform to Indiana notary laws. Click here to order an Indiana notary stamp.

Email us a copy of your Indiana notary commission certificate

Fax or email a copy of your Indiana notary commission certificate so we can prepare and ship your Indiana notary stamp, record book, and any additional notary supplies that you have ordered.

Complete Indiana Notary Package


Everything you need to become an Indiana notary

Only $87.95*
Includes a One-year Membership to AAN

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

Eight-year, $25,000 Indiana notary bond. $75.00
Eight-year, $5,000 Indiana errors and omissions insurance policy included at no additional charge. Included
Cosco self-inking rectangular notary stamp - Item # IN210. $19.95
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Trodat self-inking rectangular notary stamp - Item # IN201. $19.95
Indiana notary record book - Item # IN702. $ 9.95
Free one-year membership to AAN - A $19.00 value included with your supply order at no additional cost. $19.00
Total Value $123.90
Your Cost $87.95

* This package may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory eight-year, $25,000 notary bond for $12.95 plus $6.95 for shipping. Enter item # P101 on the order form. The Indiana eight-year, $25,000 notary bond may also be purchased separately for $75.00. Discounts and savings apply only to supplies and not to notary bonds or errors and omissions insurance policies. The notary bond and notary stamp are required by Indiana notary law.

Six Simple Steps to Become an Indiana Notary


  1. Order an eight-year, $25,000 Indiana notary bond.

    Save time! No need to wait days to receive your Indiana notary bond. You can now order the notary bond online, 24/7, and download it instantly upon checkout. During the online notary application process, you will be asked to upload a copy of the eight-year, $25,000 Indiana notary bond, which costs only $75. Your Indiana notary bond includes a $5,000 errors and omissions insurance policy for your protection at no extra cost. Click on the button below to purchase the Indiana notary bond. 

  2. Obtain an Indiana State Police limited criminal history record.

    This is required by the State for all new and renewal Indiana notaries. The record can be downloaded once you pay the $16.32 fee. To start, go to http://www.in.gov/ai/appfiles/isp-lch/. Log in or create a new account and follow the prompts to complete your request. You will be asked to select the reason for the request. Select option 4: “Is a candidate for public office or a public official.”  Print or save the results to your desktop, as you will need to upload this report when applying for a notary commission.

  3. Order your Indiana notary supply package from the American Association of Notaries.

    Save up to 70% on Indiana notary supplies and receive a free one-year membership in the American Association of Notaries at no additional cost. (A $19.00 value.) We offer only the highest-quality products, which comply with all Indiana legal requirements for notaries. All our Indiana 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! You have the option to order your notary supplies at the same time you are ordering your notary bond.

  4. Complete the Indiana notary application on the Secretary of State's website

    Go to the Indiana Secretary of State’s website to start the notary application process. You must pay a non-refundable fee of $75.00 at the end of the application process. The application wizard will guide you step by step to help you complete the online notary application. Make sure you have these items ready to upload:

      1. A copy of the Indiana notary bond. 
      2. A sample of the signature that you will use each time you notarize a document.
      3. Your Indiana State police limited criminal history record.

     

          Click here for step-by-step instruction on becoming an Indiana notary.

  5. Complete an online notary course and pass a notary exam.

    Once you successfully complete the Indiana notary application, you will be prompted to take a notary course and pass an exam. Both are administered by the Indiana Secretary of State and are included with the notary application filing fee.

  6. Fax or email a copy of your Indiana notary commission certificate to us.

    Once you are approved as an Indiana notary, email a copy of your Indiana notary commission certificate to sales@usnotaries.com or fax it to 1-713-649-0011 so we can prepare and ship your Indiana notary supplies.

Indiana 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 Indiana.