Notary Public Applications

In order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Notary Commissions and other services provided by the County Clerk’s Office will be by appointment only.

  • For appointments at the Kansas City Office, located at 415 E. 12th Street, 2nd Floor, please call 816-881-3242. Only the west, Oak Street doors of the Kansas City Courthouse will be open for public access. Please leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible.
  • For appointments at the Independence Office located at 201 W. Lexington, 2nd Floor, please call 816-881-1626. Please leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

Public visitors seeking in person services are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.  Additionally, requests for information or appointments can be emailed to coclerk@jacksongov.org

All calls will be returned as soon as possible.

Missouri Governor Michael L. Parson has issued Executive Order No. 20-08 related to remote electronic notarization. Please see a copy of the Executive Order here: 

Electronic Notary Requirements

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For additional questions related to notary requirements and applications for notary public, please contact the Missouri Secretary of State's

 

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, call (573) 751-4936, or email - commissions@sos.mo.gov.



Notary Bonds


When picking up a commission, the notary public should bring his/her $10,000 notary bond, letter received from the Secretary of State and $5 processing fee. Only cash or checks are accepted.