Arkansas: Become a Notary: An Arkansas Notary Public is commissioned by the Secretary of State for a 10-year term. An application fee is required.

Arkansas Requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must be a citizen or a permanent resident alien of the United States.
  • You must be able to read and write English.
  • You cannot have had a previous Notary commission revoked in the preceding ten years
  • You must purchase a surety bond of $7,500.

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