Step 1:
Complete Your Application

Fill out your application including all required information.

Step 2:
Obtain and File Your Surety Bond

Obtain a $10,000 surety bond
File surety bond with your county clerk

Pay $10 nonrefundable filing fee

Take oath

Step 3 
Forward Your Application to Secretary of State

Mail application to the Secretary of State
Include $10 nonrefundable application processing fee

Step 4: 
Receive Your Commission

Receive wallet-sized commission certificate in mail upon application approval

Step 5:
Obtain and Read Current Notary Public Statutes

Read the Michigan Notary Public Act (2003 PA 238)

Step 6: