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Texas Notary Bonds and Insurance Policies

  • Where do I purchase a Texas notary bond or an errors and omissions insurance policy?

    The American Association of Notaries offers Texas notary bonds and errors and omissions insurance policies to Texas notaries. We offer an excellent package deal for only $89.95 plus shipping that includes the bond, state filing fees, and required notary supplies. No discounts are given on bonds or errors and omissions insurance policies. A notary package excluding the bond is available for $39.95 plus $6.95 for shipping (item P101). Requests for refunds on all incomplete orders must be in writing.

    To obtain more information about obtaining a notary bond or Errors and Omissions insurance policies, please contact:

    The American Association of Notaries (AAN)
    PO Box 630601
    Houston, Texas 77263
    Telephone 1-713-644-2299 or 1-800-721-2663
    or email us

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  • What is a Texas notary bond?

    A Texas notary bond guarantees to any third party that if the Texas notary public fails to perform the duties allowed by law, the surety company will provide coverage to the third party for any damages up to $10,000. The bond company would then proceed to demand payment from the notary public and, if necessary, sue the notary public to recover the $10,000 paid to the third party.

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  • What is a Texas errors and omissions insurance (E&O) policy?

    An errors and omissions insurance policy protects the Texas notary against unintentional mistakes and pays for any charges the notary might owe in legal fees and court costs should the notary be sued.

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  • Are all Texas notaries required to carry a notary bond?

    Texas notaries are required to maintain a $10,000 bond for the term of the notarial commission. State employees follow different procedures to obtain or renew a notary commission.

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Legal disclaimer: The information provided on this page is for general informational purposes only and should not be relied upon as legal advice. We do not claim to be attorneys and we do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the information provided. You should always seek the advice of a licensed attorney for any legal matters. It is your responsibility to know the appropriate notary laws governing your state. In no event shall the American Association of Notaries, its employees, or contractors be liable to you for any claims, penalties, losses, damages, or expenses, howsoever arising, including, and without limitation, direct or indirect loss, or consequential loss, out of or in connection with the use of the information contained on any of the American Association of Notaries website pages. Notaries are advised to seek the advice of their state’s notary authorities or attorneys if they have legal questions. 

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.