Texas Notary Bonds and Insurance Policies
Where do I purchase a Texas notary bond or an errors and omissions insurance policy?Back to top
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
What is a Texas notary bond?Back to top
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.
What is a Texas errors and omissions insurance (E&O) policy?Back to top
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.
Are all Texas notaries required to carry a notary bond?Back to top
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.
Legal disclaimer: The American Association of Notaries makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this page. Information on this page is not intended as legal advice. We are not attorneys. We do not pretend to be attorneys. Though we will sometimes provide information regarding federal laws and statutes and the laws and statutes of each state, we have gathered this information from various sources. We do not warrant the information gathered from those sources. It is your responsibility to know the appropriate laws governing your state. Notaries are advised to seek the advice of an attorney in their states if they have legal questions about how to perform notarial acts.
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.