Everything You Need to Become a Texas Notary, All in One Place

Welcome to the American Association of Notaries. Since 1994, we've helped hundreds of thousands of people in Texas and across the country become notaries. With our guidance and expertise, you will become a skilled Texas notary capable of providing accurate and efficient notarial services.
That is our mission.

The American Association of Notaries is the only
source you need to become a Texas notary.
We can assist you with:

Notary Training -
We teach you how to perform your notarial duties according to notary law, which will reduce your liability.

Texas Notary Bonds and Insurance -
To protect the public and you!

High Quality Texas Notary Stamps and Notary Supplies -
Save up to 40% on the same notary stamp you would find elsewhere!

The Texas Notary Application Process -
Simple, cost effective, and worry-free!

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Notary Stamps

Our notary stamps conform to Texas notary law requirements and are manufactured in house using only the highest-quality materials.

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Notary Seals

All of our notary seal embossers are laser engraved and require minimal effort to produce sharp raised notary seal impressions.

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Notary Supplies

The AAN is one of the nation's top providers of quality notary supplies. We offer a lifetime warranty on all of our notary supplies.

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Notary Books

Our notary journals are easy to use and conform to Texas notary laws. Every notary supplies order includes a free e-notary guide.


Informational Notary Articles

What is a Texas notary?

A Texas notary is a person or proven integrity appointed by the Secretary of State for a four-year term to serve the public as an impartial witness to the signing of important documents. The notary’s seal and official signature on a document proves that the notary is commissioned by the Secretary of State to perform such notarial acts and has identified the signers properly,

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Advantages of Becoming a Notary in Texas

A Texas notary public, as a public official, witnesses legal signatures on documents, administers oaths and affirmations, takes acknowledgments and depositions, certifies copies of nonrecordable documents, and, when permissible, protests instruments.  If you have ever considered becoming a notary public in Texas, there are several excellent reasons to do so. 

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How to Become a Notary in Texas:

Compared to other states, Texas has few eligibility requirements to become a notary. The process to become a notary is simple and affordable (only $95.95) for a four-year Texas notary term. To become a notary in Texas, you must be:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • A legal resident of the State of Texas
  • Have no felony convictions or a crime involving moral turpitude.

Follow the steps below to become a notary in Texas:

  1. Complete a Texas notary application on our website (or print and mail it to us). 

    Our Texas notary application wizard will guide you step-by-step through the notary application process. You also have the option to e-sign the application online(eliminating the need to print and mail your notary application). For faster approval, we file all Texas notary applications electronically with the Texas Secretary of State.

  2. Purchase a four-year $10,000 notary bond (required by Texas law). 

    This bond protects the public from errors made by the notary. You can purchase the bond while completing the online application process. The cost of the bond is only $50.00 for a four-year term.

  3. Purchase a notary stamp and a notary journal to authenticate and record notarized documents (required by Texas notary law).

    All our Texas notary stamps and seals are made in house and come with a life-time warranty. No questions asked! We will ship your notary supplies once we receive confirmation from the state that you are approved as a Texas notary.

  4. Take the oath of office before a notary. 

    Once your notary application is approved, the Texas Secretary of State will supply you with the oath of office form. Take the oath of office before another notary and keep the form in your records. The whole notary application process takes around seven to fourteen working days if the information on the notary application is completed correctly.

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Texas 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). American Association of Notaries is owned by Kal Tabbara, a licensed insurance agent in Texas.