Your One-Stop Shop to Become a Notary in Alabama

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

To become a notary in Alabama, you must:

  • 1- Be 18 years of age or older. (Some counties may require a minimum age of 19).

  • 2- Be a registered voter.

  • 3- Be a resident of the county in which you are applying.

  • 4- Not been convicted of a felony.

  • 5- Obtain and complete a notary application from your county probate judge's office.

  • 6- Provide proof of a four-year, $25,000 notary bond.

  • 7- Pay an application fee that may vary by county.

Everything You Need to Become a Notary in Alabama

Only $79.95*
Includes a One-year Membership to AAN

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

This Alabama package includes:
A four-year, $25,000 Alabama notary bond**
A Trodat self-inking rectangular notary stamp (Item # AL201)**
An Alabama notary record book (Item # AL702) **
A one-year membership to AAN (A $19 value included with your supply order at no additional cost)
Four years of expert support (Including help with notary procedures, name/address updates, and more)
Your Cost: Only $79.95*

*  Alabama notary package I can be purchased without the notary bond for $29.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P101 on the order form. Alabama notary package II can be purchased without the bond for $39.95. Enter item # P102 on the order form. The notary bond can also be purchased for $50. Discounts apply only to notary supplies. 

** Required by Alabama notary law.

How to Become a Notary in Alabama

  1. Obtain and complete a notary application from your county probate judge's office.

    Notaries in Alabama are appointed by their county probate judges. There are 67 counties in Alabama, and each one has its own notary application form, notary filing fee, and qualification requirements. Some counties require references, some accept applications on a walk-in basis, and others have an online notary application that you can print and mail in. However, they all require you to be bonded for $25,000 to receive a notary public commission. Click here to contact your county probate judge to determine how to file your notary application and notary bond.

  2. Order a four-year, $25,000 Alabama notary bond.

    To become an Alabama notary, you must provide proof of a four-year, $25,000 notary bond to your county probate judge's office. Save time! No need to wait days to receive your Alabama notary bond. You can now order the notary bond online, 24/7, and download it instantly upon checkout. Click on the button below to order the Alabama notary bond. 

  3. Order your Alabama notary supplies.

    Save up to 40% on Alabama 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 Alabama legal requirements for notaries. All our Alabama 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. Fax or email us a copy of your Alabama notary commission certificate.

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

Alabama 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 Alabama.