Renew Your Notary Commission in Arkansas
in Just a Few Easy Steps

Avoid the hassle of a lapsed notary commission. Renewing your Arkansas notary commission with us is simple, fast, and affordable. Simply follow the steps outlined below to continue your notary work uninterrupted.

To renew your notary commission in Arkansas, you must:

  • 1- Review the Arkansas notary law.

  • 2- Pass the Arkansas notary public exam.

  • 3- Purchase a ten-year, $7,500 Arkansas notary bond.

  • 4- Complete the Arkansas notary renewal application.

  • 5- Complete the oath of office.

  • 6- Purchase a notary stamp.

Everything You Need to Renew Your Notary Commission in Arkansas

Only $69.95*
Includes a One-year Membership to AAN

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

This Arkansas notary renewal package includes:
Ten-year, $7,500 Arkansas notary bond ($50)**
Trodat self-inking round notary stamp (item # AR210)**
One-year membership to AAN (a $19 value included with your supply order at no additional cost)
Ten years of expert support (includes help with notary procedures, name/address updates, and more)
Your Cost: Only $69.95*

* The  Arkansas Notary Renewal Package I may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory ten-year, $7,500 notary bond for $19.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P103 on the order form. The Arkansas Notary Renewal Package II may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory ten-year, $7,500 notary bond for $29.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P104 on the order form. The Arkansas ten-year, $7,500 notary bond may also be purchased separately for $50. Discounts and savings apply only to supplies.

**Required by law

How to Renew Your Notary Commission in Arkansas

  1. Review the Arkansas notary law.

    All Arkansas notary public applicants are required to review and understand Arkansas notary law. Reading the Arkansas Notary Public & eNotary Handbook will help you understand the duties and powers of an Arkansas notary as well as the acts a notary is prohibited from performing. The handbook will also equip you with the knowledge to pass the multiple-choice notary exam administered by the Arkansas Secretary of State.

  2. Pass the Arkansas notary public exam.

    All Arkansas renewing notaries public are required to pass the Arkansas notary public exam. The notary must score 80% or higher to download the notary exam certificate.

  3. Order a ten-year, $7,500 Arkansas notary bond.

    Arkansas requires notaries to maintain a ten-year, $7,500 notary bond. During the notary renewal application process on the Arkansas Secretary of State's website, you will be asked to upload a copy of the bond and provide the notary bond number, the bonding company name, and the notary bond issue date and effective date. We will provide you with the notary bond information you need to complete the notary application on the state's website. Save time! No need to wait for days to receive your Arkansas notary bond. You can now order and download the notary bond instantly upon checkout.

  4. Complete the Arkansas notary renewal application.

    All renewing Arkansas notary applicants must complete a notary renewal application on the Arkansas Secretary of State’s website. After you have purchased your notary bond and passed the exam, follow the steps below to start the notary renewal application:

    1. Go to the Arkansas Secretary of State’s online filing portal.
    2. Click on “Create an account” or log in to your account.
    3. Click on the “Search” tab and search for your commission.
    4. Select your name and click “File Amendment.”
    5. Select “Notary Public Renewal” from the list of amendments.
    6. Complete the application, upload your signed bond and the notary exam certificate.
    7. Pay the $20 application filing fee online.
  5. Complete the oath of office.

    Once your application is reviewed and approved (usually within 3-5 business days), the secretary of state will issue you the oath of office.  The oath of office will be available for download by logging in to your account on the Arkansas Secretary of State’s online filing portal. Follow these steps to receive your notary commission:

    1. Print the oath of office.
    2. Sign the oath of office in the presence of the county clerk.
    3. Mail the signed oath of office to the Arkansas Secretary of State.


    Your notary commission is not valid until the Arkansas Secretary of State has placed you in “good standing” on the notary search website and issued you a certificate of commission.

  6. Purchase a notary stamp.

    Save up to 40% on the same Arkansas 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 value). We offer only the highest quality products, which comply with all Arkansas legal requirements for notaries. All our Arkansas 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!

    Email a copy of your Arkansas notary certificate of commission to or fax it to 713-649-0011 so we can prepare and ship your Arkansas notary supplies.

Arkansas 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 Arkansas.