PROBATE COURT OF MOBILE COUNTY, ALABAMA
APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT AS NOTARY PUBLIC
Today’s Date: ______________
Yes F No F
Are you registered to vote in Mobile County?
Name: Mr. Mrs. Ms. ___________________________________________________
(Print your name as it appears on voters list; Call (251) 574-8586 to verify)
Where do you vote? ______________________________________________________
(Name of voting place or precinct number; Call (251)574-8586 to verify)
Home Address: ______________________________________ Apt./Suite #: ________
Mailing address, if different from #4: _________________________________________
Date of Birth: _____________ Phone numbers: Work __________ Home __________
Social Security Number:
(Please enter on Page 2, which will not be part of the public record.)
Have you ever been convicted of a crime other than a traffic violation (speeding or
Yes F No F (If your answer is “Yes”, please provide details on Page 2)
Are you currently a Notary Public? No F Yes F Expiration Date: _______________
Print your name (usual signature) exactly as it is to appear on notary commission
Sign your name: ________________________________________________________
Usual signature (must match #11 above)
Instructions to Applicant
Complete this application form and forward it to the following address: Notary Department, Mobile County
Probate Court, Post Office Box 7, Mobile, AL 36601-0007.
When we receive a completed application, it will be processed. If approved, we will mail a “letter of
appointment” to the applicant. The applicant will have 40 days from the date of the “letter of appointment”
to obtain and record a “notary bond” with the Probate Court. Notary bonds are in the amount of $25,000.00.
Bring or send your notary bond and recording fee in the amount of $23.00 to the Probate Court’s Recording
Division. Upon receipt and recording of your notary bond, you will be mailed a “notary commission”. You
are not to perform any notary act until you have received your “notary commission”. You should also obtain
a notary seal and a notary register. These may be purchased from office supply stores.
Form Revised 05/01/12