Become a notary in Nebraska



nebraska notary publicTo become a notary public in the State of Nebraska, a candidate must:

  • be a resident of the State of Nebraska
  • be nineteen (19) years old
  • NOT have been convicted of a felony or other crime involving fraud or dishonesty.
  • take and pass a written examination on the duties and obligations of a Notary Public
  • provide a $15,000 Nebraska Notary Bond

If you meet these qualifications you may request a test packet. This packet for a new commissions must be sent to applicants at their home address (street address required). Tests are numbered and assigned to the applicant and are non-transferable. To request a test packet, please send an email request to sos.notary@nebraska.gov and provide the following information:

  • Applicant’s name
  • Applicant’s home address
  • Applicant’s phone number

Upon successfully passing the test, you’ll need to complete and send the Nebraska Notary application, $15,000 Notary Bond, $30.00 application fee and the United States Citizenship Attestation Form to the Secretary of State’s office at the address below.

If your notary commission is approved, you will receive a Commission Certificate by first-class mail which you can take to most office supply stores to order your notarial stamp.

*NationwideNotaryBond provides a $15,000 4-year Nebraska Notary Public Bond including $5,000 4-year FREE Notary Errors & Omissions coverage for only $70.00. They process, execute and deliver notary bonds the same business day your order is received assuring timely approval of your Nebraska notary commission.

Notary Public Contact Information:

(Standard delivery)

Nebraska Secretary of State
P.O. Box 95104
Lincoln, NE 68509-5104

(Overnight delivery)

Nebraska Secretary of State
State Capitol, Room 1301
Lincoln, NE 68509
Send E-Mail to: Notary
Phone: (402) 471-2558
Fax: (402) 471-4429


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