Notary Public Applicant Requirements
Notaries Public are commissioned by the Probate Judge of each County and hold office for four years from the date of commission.
Applicant must be a registered voter or provide documentation establishing proof of residency in Calhoun County
The applicant must submit a notary bond from an insurance or bonding company-amount of bond required under the law is $25,000.00
Each person must submit an application for appointment as Notary Public
Filing fee is: $34.00
A Notary Public shall, pursuant to Act 2011-295, obtain for use in performing official duties, a seal of office.
Please download the Application for Notary Appointment form (PDF document). Fill out the form by completing all fields within Adobe Reader or by printing the document and then hand printing the required information. Once the form is filled out completely, bring it to the Probate Judges office, located at 1702 Noble Street, Calhoun County Ken Joiner Administration Building, Anniston, Alabama.
If you have a mental health emergency, outside of our normal business hours, please call the Sheriff's Office at (256) 236-6600 and ask for the Mental Health Officer.