Notary Public books and applications
are available at the County Clerk's Office.

Steps to becoming a Missouri Notary Public:

1.  Read booklet provided by State
(can be obtained from the Clerk's Office)
Online Book

2.  Complete mandatory training required
 by Secretary of State's Office
(each person completing training will be certified
and receive a certification number)

Test Required!
Linked to Missouri Secretary of State's website.
Start here to take the required training.

3.  Send completed application to the State.
(application is in the booklet - $25.00 fee to State should be included)
(certification number should be on application)

4.  You will need to obtain an insurance bond.
(this should be done after a letter is received
notifying you of your commission dates)

5.  You then sign the Notary ledger in the
Clerk's office, then pick
up your certificate
(the fee is $3.00)

6. All that remains to do is get your
notary stamp and supplies.
(The County Clerk's Office does not sell embossers or notary stamps)