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Notary Education & Training

  • Do I need to take an exam or a notary course?

    Notaries are not required to take a course or pass a test to become a Texas notary. However, for the notary's protection, training is highly recommended. For an inexpensive but comprehensive course, click here.
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  • Why take notary classes if they are not required by law?

    Notaries protect themselves from liability by learning proper procedures and understanding the Texas notary laws that govern them. Notary training is available at a very low cost and the benefits are high. Avoid lawsuits, errors, and notarize with confidence after completing our Online or Home Study Notary Course. To take the Online Course, click here.
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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.