Please visit the Kentucky Secretary of State website to begin the process of becoming a Notary Public in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • The applicant must come into the county clerk’s office to be sworn in.  The notary must provide government issued ID.  There is a $19.00 recording fee ($10.00 for recording the bond, $4.00 for taking/preparing the bond, and $5.00 for administering the oath. KRS 64.012).
  • A surety bond in the amount of $1,000.00 is required.