Notary Contact Information

Contact Your Bonding Agency:

  • To obtain a notary application.
  • To amend your commission after a lawful name change.
  • To receive a duplicate copy of your commission certificate.
  • To check the status of your pending application.
  • To purchase a notary seal.


Contact the Governor’s Notary Section:

  • To obtain educational materials.
  • To ask a question about the notary law.
  • To file a complaint against a Notary.
  • To respond to a complaint filed against you for notary misconduct.
  • To check the status of a special review application.
  • To resign your notary commission.


209, The Capitol
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0001
PHONE (850) 717-9529
FAX (850) 488-9810


Contact the Department of State, Notary Commissions and Certifications Section:

  • To report a change in your home or business address or telephone number.
  • To obtain information about a particular Notary Public or the Notary’s bond.
  • To obtain a list of the approved surety bond companies who process applications.
  • To report your lost or stolen notary seal.
  • To have a Notary’s commission authenticated for a document being sent to another country (a Certificate of Notarial Authority or an Apostille).

Notary Commissions:
Department of State
Division of Corporations
Notary Commissions
P.O. Box 6327
Tallahassee, FL 32314
(850) 245-6975
Fax: (850) 245-6017

Apostille Certification:
Department of State
Division of Corporations
Apostille Certification
P.O. Box 6800
Tallahassee, FL 32314
(850) 245-6945

Walk-in Service and Courier Delivery:
Department of State
Division of Corporations
Notary Commissions or Apostille Certification
2661 Executive Center Circle
Tallahassee, FL 32301


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