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State Information for Kansas

Kansas Notary Public Commission Requirements and Information

Appointing Officer
Secretary of State

Notary Commission Qualifications
Applicants must:
be at least 18 years old;
be a citizen of the United States;
be a resident of the state of Kansas or a resident of a bordering state and regularly employed in the state of Kansas; and
not have been convicted of a felony or have had a professional license revoked.

How to Apply
See detailed information including applicable fees, on the website of Kansas Secretary of State: http://www.kssos.org/business/notary_public/become_a_notary.html

Term of Office
4 Year Term

Notary Education and/or Exam Requirement
Not Required

Notary Bond Requirement
$7,500 Notary Bond Required

Notary Recordbook (Journal) Requirement
Not Required

Notary Seal Requirement
Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required
→Seal impression must be photographically reproducible.

Authorized Duties
take acknowledgments;
administer oaths and affirmations;
take verifications upon oath or affirmation;
certify/attest copies;
witness or attest signatures; and
execute protests.

Change of Name, Address or Eligibility Status
See detailed information on the website of the Kansas Secretary of State: http://www.kssos.org/business/business_notary.html


Contact Information for the State of Kansas

State Notary Website
http://www.kssos.org/business/business_notary.html

State of Kansas Online Notary Handbook
http://www.kssos.org/business/business_notary.html

Phone Number
(785) 296-4564

Mailing Address
Office of the Secretary of State
Notary Clerk
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66612


Apostille Certification Information

Fees
$7.50 per document

Phone Number
(785) 296-2239

Further Information
http://www.kssos.org/business/notary_public/certifications.html

This information was complied by the American Society of Notaries Copyright 2012
Last Updated NOVEMBER 2012

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