The County Clerk is responsible for notary public commissions in Jackson County, Missouri. The Clerk of the County Legislature often referred to as the County Clerk has two offices at which notary public applicants can appear to pick up their commission.
Missouri $10,000 Notary Bond is required to schedule an appointment. Notary Bond dates must correspond to the Notary Commission dates.
For appointments at the Independence Office located at 201 W. Lexington, 2nd Floor, please make an appointment online.
For appointments at the Kansas City Office, located at 415 E. 12th Street, 2nd Floor, please make an appointment online.
Notary swearing-in fee is $5.00 cash (exact change) or check only.
The Clerk’s Office notarizes documents by appointment only. The cost is $5.00 per notary signature. Absentee ballots are notarized at no cost. See links above to schedule an appointment.
For additional questions related to notary requirements, please contact the Missouri Secretary of State at (573) 751-4936 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.