What is the County of Filing and Time Limit for a Notary?
Friday, October 13, 2017
County of Filing
- The filing must take place in the county where the notary public maintains a principal place of business as shown in the application on file with the Secretary of State.
- Once the commission has been issued, a person has 30 calendar days from the beginning of the term prescribed in the commission to:
- take, subscribe, and
- file an oath of office, and
- file a $15,000 surety bond with the
- county clerk's office.
Note: The commission does not take effect until the oath and bond are filed with the county clerk’s office.