All Notary Publics will be commissioned “State at Large”
The Notary Bond requirement increased from $25,000 to $50,000 effective September 1, 2023.
$10.00 Non-refundable Application Fee (must be submitted with the application)
$66.00 Filing Fee (must be submitted with the bond and training certificate)
Steps in obtaining Notary Public:
Judge of Probate
PO Box 459
Bay Minette, AL 36507
If you have questions about submitting the application, bond, or fees, you may call 251.580.2501 or visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page.
Please note: Notary applications can either be mailed to the Probate office in Bay Minette or taken to one of our offices. If taken to a satellite Probate office (Fairhope, Foley, or Robertsdale), it will be couriered to the Bay Minette location. Recording clerks cannot answer questions relating to the notary application. Applications must be in a sealed envelope when dropped off.
THIS INFORMATION, WHICH IS BASED ON ALABAMA LAW, IS TO INFORM AND NOT TO ADVISE. NO PERSON SHOULD EVER APPLY OR INTERPRET ANY LAW WITHOUT THE AID OF A LAWYER WHO ANALYZES THE FACTS, BECAUSE THE FACTS MAY CHANGE THE APPLICATION OF THE LAW.