Everything You Need to Become a Kentucky Notary, All in One Place

Welcome to the American Association of Notaries. Since 1994, we've helped hundreds of thousands of people in Kentucky and across the country become notaries. With our guidance and expertise, you will become a skilled Kentucky notary capable of providing accurate and efficient notarial services.
That is our mission.

The American Association of Notaries is the only
source you need to become a Kentucky notary.
We can assist you with:

Notary Training -
We teach you how to perform your notarial duties according to notary law, which will reduce your liability.

Kentucky Notary Bonds and Insurance -
To protect the public and you!

High Quality Kentucky Notary Stamps and Notary Supplies -
Save up to 40% on the same notary stamp you would find elsewhere!

The Kentucky Notary Application Process -
Simple, cost effective, and worry-free!

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Notary Stamps

Our notary stamps conform to Kentucky notary law requirements and are manufactured in house using only the highest-quality materials.

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Notary Seals

All of our Kentucky notary seal embossers are laser engraved and require minimal effort to produce sharp raised notary seal impressions.

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Notary Supplies

The AAN is one of the nation's top providers of quality notary supplies. We offer a lifetime warranty on all of our notary supplies.

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Notary Books

Our notary journals are easy to use and conform to Kentucky notary laws. Every notary supplies order includes a free e-notary guide.


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How to Become a Kentucky Notary:

Compared to other states, Kentucky has few eligibility requirements to become a notary. The process is simple and affordable.

To become a notary in Kentucky, you must:

  • Be at least eighteen years of age.
  • Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
  • Be a resident of or have a place of employment or practice in the Kentucky county where the application is made.
  • Be able to read and write English.
  • Not be disqualified under KRS 423.395.

Follow the steps below to become a notary in Kentucky:

  1. Complete the notary public application for appointment.

    Click here to download and print the application. Then fill it out and sign it. Scan your completed application and save it electronically as a PDF or TIF file.

  2. Submit your notary public application for appointment.

    Upload your scanned notary application to the Kentucky Secretary of State’s website and pay the $10 filing fee.

  3. Order a four-year, $1000 Kentucky notary bond.

    Upon approval of your notary application, you will receive your approval letter via email from the Kentucky Secretary of State. Order a notary bond with the notary commission dates printed on your approval letter.  The bond is required by the Kentucky Secretary of State to protect the public from errors made by the notary. Click here to order your four-year, $1,000 notary bond.

  4. File your notary bond with the county clerk’s office.

    Take your notary bond to the county clerk’s office. The county clerk will file your notary bond, administer you the oath of office, and hand you a notary commission certificate.

  5. Purchase a notary stamp and a notary journal to authenticate and record notarized documents. 

    All of our Kentucky notary stamps and seals are made in house and come with a lifetime warranty. No questions asked! We will ship your notary supplies once we receive a copy of your Kentucky notary commission certificate. Click here to order a Kentucky notary stamp and a record book.

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Kentucky 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 Kentucky.