About the Florida Notary Course

Only $25.00

Our Florida Notary Training Course, approved by the Executive Office of the Governor as a prerequisite to becoming a notary in Florida, will equip you with the same skills and knowledge you'd receive in a live classroom environment but at a substantial savings and from the comfort of your home or office.

Our Florida notary course, thoroughly researched by top professionals in the Florida notary field, is written in an easy-to-understand language completely free of legal jargon. For an investment of just $25, you will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to perform your notarial duties according to Florida notary law and the established standards of sound notary practices.

Whether you'd like to become a notary for the first time or renew your Florida notary commission, our online course is a must.

Sign up today! You will have 180 days to complete the three-hour course and print a certificate of completion.

What You Will Learn

  • The steps required to become a notary in Florida
  • How to identify prohibited notarial acts and avoid notarial misconduct
  • How to Identify and avoid conflicts of interest when performing notarial acts
  • How to handle unlawful notarial requests (even if those requests are made by your employer)
  • The employer's liability for improper notarial acts performed by the employed notary
  • The three allowable methods for identifying a document's signer
  • How to detect altered identification documents like an expert
  • How to avoid practicing law without a license
  • How to properly use and safeguard your Florida notary stamp, seal, and record book
  • The maximum fees you can charge
  • Why you must record notarial acts in a notary record book
  • How to properly correct notarial record book entries
  • The powers and duties of the notary as authorized by Florida law
  • How to identify different types of notarial acts
  • The ten basic steps that every notary must follow when performing notarial acts
  • How to execute notarial acts like an expert
  • How to notarize wills and powers of attorney properly
  • Which documents can and cannot be notarized
  • When to refuse to notarize
  • How to avoid liability and maintain your Florida notary commission
  • How to comply with electronic notarization laws
  • How to deal with situations that aren't explained in Florida notary law (for example signers with sight or illiteracy problems, elderly signers, documents written in a foreign language, or a signer who does not speak the same language that you do)

Free Membership to AAN

But that's not all...For a limited time only, we are offering a one-year membership to the American Association of Notaries at no additional cost to you and with no obligation to renew. That's a $19.00 value just for signing up for our Florida course! By becoming a member of the American Association of Notaries, you will have complete access to our Members' Only log-in area, a notary e-journal, your own professional webpage, law updates, discounts on notary supplies, a rewards program, and educational newsletters. And that's not all! We also have notary professionals standing by to answer all of your notary questions.

Money-back Guarantee

Finally, if you are not completely satisfied with our Florida Notary Course, just let us know. We have a "no questions asked" money-back guarantee...but trust us, you won't need it! Click here to sign up for the Florida  notary course.

How to Become a Notary in Florida

  1. Read Chapter 117 of the Florida Statutes

  2. Complete a three-hour notary course

  3. Be 18 years of age or older

  4. Be a legal resident of the State of Florida

  5. Have no criminal convictions or felonies

  6. Be able to read, write, and understand the English language

  7. Purchase a four-year, $7,500 Florida notary bond

  8. Pay the $39 notary state filing fee

  9. Complete a notary application on the American Association of Notaries website

  10. Order a Florida notary stamp

Click here to learn more about becoming a notary in Florida.

Notary bonds and errors and omissions insurance policies provided by this insurance agency, American Association of Notaries, Inc., are underwritten by Western Surety Company, Universal Surety of America, or Surety Bonding Company of America, which are subsidiaries of CNA Surety.