Alabama: Become a Notary: An Alabama Notary Public is appointed and commissioned by County probate judges. Notary Public term of office is 4 years.

Alabama Requirements:

  • You must reside in Alabama.
  • You must satisfy requirements of County probate judge who appoints Notaries Public.
  • You must give $10,000 bond with sureties to your County probate judge.
  • You must use an embossing seal and keep a register of your official acts.

Requirements to become a Notary Public in Alabama are subject to change. Visit the Alabama State Notary Public page for details and updates on how to become a notary in Alabama. Additional requirements may apply.