State Information for Idaho

Idaho Notary Public Commission Requirements and Information

Appointing Officer
Secretary of State

Notary Commission Qualifications
Applicants must:
be at least 18 years old;
be a resident of Idaho or employed in the state of Idaho;
not have had a notary commission revoked for misconduct or have been convicted of a serious crime within 10 years of the date applying;
be able to read and write the English language.
→Any notary applicant employed by a State of Idaho agency that is acquiring a notary commission for their employment should obtain their application and bond from the Bureau of Risk Management by calling (800) 531-0597.

How to Apply
See detailed information including applicable fees, on the website of the Idaho Secretary of State: http://www.sos.idaho.gov/notary/npindex.htm

Term of Office
6 Year Term

Notary Education and/or Exam Requirement
Not Required

Notary Bond Requirement
$10,000 Notary Bond Required

Notary Recordbook (Journal) Requirement
Not Required

Notary Seal Requirement
Ink Stamp Required

Authorized Duties
oaths/affirmations;
take acknowledgments and proofs;
certify copies; and
certify affidavits (to include verifications made on behalf of an entity other than an individual) or depositions of witnesses.

Change of Name, Address or Eligibility Status
See detailed information on the website of the Idaho Secretary of State: http://www.sos.idaho.gov/notary/npindex.htm


Contact Information for the State of Idaho

State Notary Website
http://www.sos.idaho.gov/notary/npindex.htm

State of Idaho Online Notary Handbook
http://www.sos.idaho.gov/notary/npindex.htm

State of Idaho Online Notary Search
http://www.sos.idaho.gov/online/notary/notarySearch.jsp

Phone Number
(503) 986-2200

Mailing Address
Office of the Secretary of State
Corporation Division
Notary Section
255 Capitol St NE, Suite 151
Salem, OR 97310-1327


Apostille Certification Information

Fees
$10.00 per document

Phone Number
(208) 332-2810

Further Information
http://www.sos.idaho.gov/notary/apostill.htm

This information was complied by the American Society of Notaries Copyright 2013
Last Updated MARCH 2013

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