Texas: Become A Notary: Texas Notaries are elected for a 4-year term by the county legislative body in the county in which the applicant resides or works. A filing fee is required.

Texas Requirements:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You must be a legal resident of Texas
  • You must meet the criminal history requirements of ยง 406.004, Texas Government Code.

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