Your One-Stop Shop to Become a Notary in Mississippi

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

To become a notary in Mississippi, you must:

  • 1- Be at least 18 years of age.

  • 2- Be a citizen or a permanent legal resident of the United States.

  • 3- Have been a legal resident for more than thirty days in the State of Mississippi.

  • 4- Be able to read and write the English language.

  • 5- Have never been convicted of a disqualifying felony and must not be presently incarcerated or on parole.

  • 6- Reside at the physical residential address provided on the notary application.

Steps to Become a Notary in Mississippi

Step 1- Complete a Mississippi notary application

Complete a Mississippi notary application, print it, have it notarized, and mail it to the Mississippi Secretary of State with a $25 application fee. Once approved, the Secretary of State will mail you a letter with instructions to take the oath of office and obtain a notary bond. Click here to start the Mississippi notary application process.

Step 2- Purchase a four-year, $5,000 Mississippi notary bond

Mail the notary bond and the notarized oath of office to the Secretary of State to receive your notary commission certificateThe notary bond ensures that if you fail to perform your duties as a Mississippi notary, the bonding company will pay for damages to the injured party up to the policy limit. Click here to order the notary bond.

Step 3- Order notary supplies

At a minimum, a Mississippi  notary is required to have a notary stamp and a journal to perform his or her notarial duties. All our notary stamps are made in-house and come with a life-time warranty. Click here to order a Mississippi notary stamp and a notary journal.

Step 4- Receive your notary supplies

Fax or email us a copy of your Mississippi notary commission certificate so we can prepare and ship your notary stamp, notary journal, and any additional notary supplies that you have ordered.

Everything You Need to Become a Notary in Mississippi

Only $89.95*
Includes a One-year Membership to AAN

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

This Mississippi notary package includes:
Four-year, $5,000 Mississippi notary bond**
Four-year, $10,000 Mississippi notary errors and omissions insurance policy (included at no additional cost to you)
Trodat round notary self-inking stamp (item # MS219)**
Mississippi notary record book (item # MS702)**
One-year membership to AAN (a $19.00 value included with your notary supplies order at no additional cost to you)
Four years of expert support (includes help with notary procedures, name/address updates, and more)
Your Cost: Only $89.95*

*The  Mississippi Notary Value Package I may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory four-year, $5,000 notary bond for $39.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P101 on the order form. The Mississippi  Notary Value Package II may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory four-year, $5,000 notary bond for $39.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P102 on the order form. The Mississippi four-year, $5,000 notary bond may also be purchased separately for $50.00. Discounts and savings apply only to supplies.

**Required by law

How to Become a Notary in Mississippi

  1. Complete a Mississippi notary public application.

    The first step to become a Mississippi notary is to complete an application approved by the Secretary of State and pay a $25 application fee. Sign the completed application before another notary. The notary will administer an oath through which you will swear that all the information you entered on the application is true. Your notary name and signature on the application must match. 

  2. Order a four-year, $5,000 Mississippi notary bond.

    A few days after submitting the notary application, you will receive a letter from the Secretary of State stating that the Governor has approved your notary application and that you need to return to the Secretary of State within 60 days proof of a four-year, $5,000 notary bond and the notarized oath of office. The Secretary of State will then issue you a notary commission certificate. Save time! No need to wait days to receive your Mississippi notary bond. You can now download the notary bond instantly upon checkout. The notary bond includes a four-year, $10,000 Mississippi notary errors and omissions insurance policy for your protection at no additional cost to you.

  3. Order your Mississippi notary supplies.

    Save up to 40% on the same Mississippi notary supplies that you may find somewhere else plus 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 Mississippi legal requirements for notaries. All our Mississippi 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 can order your notary supplies during the notary application process. 

  4. Receive your notary supplies

    Fax or email a copy of your Mississippi notary commission certificate to 1-713-644-2299 or so we can prepare and ship the Mississippi notary supplies that you ordered.

Mississippi 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 Mississippi.