These bonds allow an individual to notarize the truth of an event and provide protection for the public.
A Michigan notary public surety bond allows an individual to notarize the truth of an event and provides protection for the public against financial damages due to the notary’s error, negligence, purposeful wrong doing, or improper act. Colonial offers you the ability to purchase an I-BOND®. This is a direct issuance of surety and fidelity bonds online instantly.
Someone attempting to become a notary public in Michigan is required by State of Michigan statutes to obtain this bond.
A $10,000 surety bond is required by State of Michigan statutes to become a notary public. The bond must be filed at the office of the county clerk in the county where the notary will be appointed. The bond must be purchased from a surety licensed to do business in Michigan.
The Michigan Department of State is authorized to require the notary to purchase a replacement bond if damage claims deplete the original bond’s $10,000.
Colonial offers the direct and digital way to obtain a Michigan notary public bond. We are the insurance company — which means no agent, no broker, and no middleman. The steps are easy — get a quote online, fill out your information, and enter your payment method. Your bond will be ready for print instantly. It’s that simple!
A Michigan notary public bond is reasonably priced and easy to obtain. You may notice that with other insurance agents and middlemen, your premium rate will fluctuate and include additional hidden fees and costs. Colonial offers our lowest possible rate. Premium is based on the amount of the bond required by the state requiring the bond.
It is important to understand how surety bonds work, and who is the insurance company issuing your bonds. It is easy to obtain a Michigan notary public surety bond when you deal directly with a quality insurance company licensed to write surety bonds. Colonial is an A (Excellent) rated insurance company by A.M. Best that has been incorporated since 1930. We are Treasury listed, and licensed and admitted in all U.S. states and territories.