Notary Bonds

Notary Public Appointment (KRS 423.010)

Notary Public commissions are valid for four (4) years. 

Applicants should apply online directly with the Secretary of State's office using the online portal http://app.sos.ky.gov/notaries/  

  •  If approved, the applicant will be notified that a "Certificate of Appointment" has been sent to the applicant's County Clerk.
  • The applicant must come to the County Clerk's Office to take the oath of office and post bond. The bond must be a $1000.00 insurance policy bond.

Recording fee:
$19.00