Your One-Stop Shop to Become a Notary in Nebraska

The American Association of Notaries offers a simple step-by-step guide to become a Nebraska notary. With our help, becoming a Nebraska notary is easy and hassle-free.

To become a notary in Nebraska, you must:

  • 1- Be at least 19 years old.

  • 2- Be a citizen of the United States or a qualified alien.

  • 3- Be a resident of Nebraska or reside in a bordering state and maintain a regular place of work or business in Nebraska.

  • 4- Not have been convicted of a felony or crime involving fraud or dishonesty within the previous five years.

Steps to Become a Notary in Nebraska

To become a notary public in Nebraska, make sure you meet the eligibility
requirements listed above, then complete the following seven steps:

Step 1- Order a four-year, $15,000 Nebraska notary bond

Nebraska law requires all notary applicants to maintain a notary bond for the duration of their notary term. Our notary bonds include a complimentary $5,000 errors and omissions policy at no additional charge to you. The notary bond, along with instructions to complete the notary application process, are available for download instantly upon checkout. Click here to order a Nebraska notary bond.

Step 2- Pass the Nebraska Notary Exam

You must pass the Nebraska Notary Exam administered by the secretary of state before starting your notary application. Links to notary statutes, rules, and regulations are available for download upon checkout to assist you in passing the exam.

Step 3- Take the oath of office

The oath of office is printed on your notary bond and must be signed in the presence of a notary public. Scan your signed notary bond and notarized oath of office. You will be asked to upload them when completing the notary application.

Step 4- Complete a notary application on the state’s website

Log in or create an account on the Nebraska Secretary of State’s website to complete a notary application. You will be asked to upload a copy of your signed notary bond, which includes your notarized oath of office.

Step 5- Wait to receive your notary commission certificate

Once your application is approved, you will receive an email instructing you to log in to your account on the secretary of state’s online notary portal to download your notary commission certificate.

Step 6- Purchase Nebraska notary supplies

To perform your notarial duties, you need to order a notary stamp. Click here to order a Nebraska notary package that includes your notary bond and notary supplies. All our notary stamps are made in house, comply with Nebraska notary law, and come with a lifetime warranty.

Step 7- Email us a copy of your commission certificate

Email us a copy of your Nebraska notary certificate of commission so we can prepare and ship your Nebraska notary stamp and any additional notary supplies you ordered.

Everything You Need to Become a Notary in Nebraska

Only $61.95*
Includes a One-year Membership to AAN

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

This Nebraska notary package includes:
Four-year, $15,000 Nebraska notary bond.
Four-year, $5,000 Nebraska error & omissions insurance policy included at no additional charge.
Trodat self-inking rectangular notary stamp
One-year membership to AAN
Four years of expert support
E-notary journal
Your Cost: Only $61.95*

* The Nebraska Notary Value Package I may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory four-year, $15,000 notary bond for $21.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P101 on the order form. The Nebraska Notary Value Package II may be purchased separately at the same net savings without the state mandatory four-year, $15,000 notary bond for $33.95 plus $7.95 for shipping. Enter item # P102 on the order form. The Nebraska four-year, $15,000 notary bond may also be purchased separately for $40.00. Discounts and savings apply only to supplies. Prices do not include taxes.

**Required by law.

Nebraska 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 Nebraska.