Notary stamp updating commission dates
Failure to do so may result in a civil penalty. Our office will mail the certificate to the address you supply. Similarly, should a commissioned Arizona notary have changed his or her name during the course of a commission, he or she will must provide the exact previous and new names and include legal documentation to show why the name has changed (marriage license, divorce decree, etc.) Should you realize that your commission certificate is damaged or missing; a duplicate certificate can be produced by our office.
Notaries Public are commissioned in their counties of residence.
Please note: A new ID card will not be issued to you following a change of name during the course of your commission, as you must continue to notarize using the name under which you were commissioned throughout the remainder of your term.
A commissioned Arizona notary must notify our office of any address change (mailing, home and/or public record/business) within 30 days. In order to request a duplicate, you would need to submit a Public Record Request form along with an reproduction fee.
The identification card will indicate the notary's name, address, county and commission term. A reappointed notary will receive a replacement identification card from the Department of State within six to eight weeks of the date the county clerk receives his or her renewal application.
A notary public may charge a fee of .00 for administering an oath or affirmation or for taking an acknowledgment or proof of execution.