Kentucky: Become A Notary Public: Kentucky Notaries are appointed by the Governor for a 4-year term. Bond requirements vary by county. An application fee is required.

Kentucky Requirements

  • must be a lawful resident of or principally employed in the county where the application is made
  • at least 18 years of age
  • of good moral character
  • be capable of discharging the duties of a Notary Public

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