County probate judges in Alabama appoint and commission Alabama notaries public. The probate judge reports the name, county of residence, date of commission, date of issuance of commission, and date of expiration of commission for each notary appointed and commissioned, according to Alabama State law.
In order to become a commissioned notary public in Alabama, notaries have to obtain a $25,000 notary surety bond in addition to submitting your application and meeting all state qualifications. Probate judges set the rules and procedures to go along with the process which is set by Alabama law.
So where can you instantly purchase a notary surety bond?
Colonial offers the direct and digital way to obtain an Alabama notary bond. We are the insurance company — which means no agent, no broker, and no middleman and are licensed in all 50 states. The steps are easy — get a quote online, fill out your information, and enter your payment method. It’s that simple!