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Kansas Notary Public FAQ


How do I become a Kansas Notary Public? Here is some helpful information:

Requirements to become a Kansas Notary Public:

- 18 Years or older
- Must be a legal resident of the State of Kansas or resident in a neighboring state and be employed in the State of Kansas

How to become a Notary Public in Kansas:

1) Complete the Kansas Notary Public appointment form
2) Obtain a notary surety bond. State law requires a notary to be bonded for $12,000. The bond must be a commercial surety bond from an insurance company licensed in Kansas. The surety bond company must complete the appropriate section of the Notary Public Appointment Form
3) Obtain a notary seal. An impression of the notary seal, or, if the seal is a notary stamp, a copy of the stamp must accompany the Notary Public Appointment Form. A notary seal must contain the notary’s name exactly as it appears on the notary application for appointment, the word “notary public” and “State of Kansas” or words of like import.
4) Mail or deliver the completed Notary Public Appointment Form that includes the surety bond, impression of the notary seal or stamp, and $25 application fee to the Secretary of State’s Office
5) The Secretary of State’s office mails approved applicants a Notary Certificate to their home address. An applicant may not notarize documents until their application is approved

How long is my Notary Term in Kansas

- Kansas notaries are commissioned for a term of 4 years

Which Notary Supplies are required to be a Kansas Notary Public

- A Kansas notary stamp is required
- A Kansas notary seal is permitted but must be photographically reproducible. A seal impression inker may be purchased to darken the notary embosser impression
- Kansas notaries are required to keep a record book and document notary transactions

Kansas Notary Website https://sos.ks.gov/business/notary.html

To return to the Kansas Notary Supply Page, click here: https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/kansas-notary-supplies

How to Order Affordable Notary Supplies for Kansas

One of the best ways to save money on KS Notary Stamps & KS Notary Seals is to purchase Notary kits also known as Notary Bundles or Notary Packages. These notary kits are arranged with the most commonly ordered, Kansas State-Approved Notary Products, packaged together and then discounted. These discounted Kansas Notary Kits can be found here, https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/kansas-notary-supplies-package In this article we will examine each Kansas notary kit and the products they contain.

The cheapest Notary Supply option for Iowa notaries is the Basic Notary Kit for Kansas, found here at our Kansas Notary Store: https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/Kansas-notary-supplies-seal-stamp-package-1 This KS Notary Package includes: The Self-Inking Kansas Notary Expiration Stamp, Kansas Seal, and a small notary supply bag. The purpose of this notary kit is to create the lowest-cost option for Iowa notaries while maintaining the minimum required items to notarize properly. If you think you may not notarize very often and you’re looking to keep your costs down, this is the notary package for you.

The Notary Supply option with best value is the Value Notary Kit for Kansas, found here at our Kansas Notary Store: https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/kansas-notary-supplies-seal-stamp-package-2  This KS Notary Package includes: The Self-Inking Kansas Notary Expiration Stamp, Kansas Notary Seal, Notary Record Book, Notary affidavit stamp, and a Large Notary Zippered Supply Bag. This notary kit includes all the items of the KS Notary Basic Kit with three additions, the notary affidavit stamp, the notary record book, and the Large Notary Supply Bag. The Notary affidavit stamp is a very useful item as it documents the date of a swearing of an oath. The Large Notary Supply Bag is a sturdy supply bag that holds all the items of the Kansas Notary Value Kit and makes it easy for the notary to organize all their notary supplies. The Large supply bag measures 10 inches high x 14 inches wide and allows the notary to use a combination lock (sold separately) for extra security. The notary combination lock can be found here: https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/Combination-Lock-for-Notary-Supplies-Bag 

The Highest Quality Kansas Notary kit is the Deluxe Notary Kit for Kansas, found here at our Kansas Notary Store: https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/Kansas-notary-supplies-seal-stamp-package-3 This KS Notary Package includes: The Pre-Inked Kansas Notary Expiration Stamp, Kansas Notary Seal, Notary Record Book, Pre-Inked Notary affidavit stamp, Large Notary Supply Bag, and a Deluxe Leatherette Notary Seal Pouch.  This notary kit has the highest quality notary stamps that simply kiss the paper when stamping. These Max-Light notary stamps by Trodat feature an oil-based ink which is much less likely to dry. For the notary that wants the best and expects to use the notary supplies a lot, this is the notary kit for you!

We hope this article has helped you decide which Kansas Notary Kit to order. All our KS Notary supplies include many notary stamp variations with multiple notary stamp colors and notary seal upgrades. As always you can purchase your Kansas Notary Supplies here: https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/kansas-notary-supplies Anchorstamp.com proudly ships Kansas notary orders the next business day, includes a free notary pen, and offers free shipping on notary orders of $50.00 or more.

Which Kansas Notary stamp should I purchase?

When you purchase your KS Notary Stamp it’s important to know your options. AnchorStamp.com offers a wide variety of Notary Stamps for Kansas. The first thing a notary needs to know is that the KS notary stamps are made in accordance with Kansas notary guidelines. A Kansas notary will then want to know how much do Kansas notary stamps cost? At Anchor Stamp, we offer KS notary stamps for all budgets, beginning with a Wood-handle notary stamp to self-inking KS notary stamps, to the highest quality, Pre-Inked KS notary stamps. Anchor Stamp offers Shiny and Trodat brands which reflect our commitment to creating quality Iowa notary stamps. Need your notary stamp in a hurry? No worries, Anchor Stamp ships Kansas Notary Supply orders the next business day and offers free shipping on notary orders of $50.00 or more. You can purchase your Kansas notary stamps right here at our Kansas notary store: https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/notary-stamps-kansas Let’s look at some of KS notary stamps in detail.

1) The highest quality Kansas notary stamps are the Kansas Pre-Inked notary stamps. This Kansas notary stamp product line uses the Max-Light brand by Trodat. The Max-Lights by Trodat feature a superior oil-based ink, a smooth stamping mechanism and a protective cover. Pre-Inked KS notary stamps can be re-inked, just be sure to use the proper Pre-Ink refill ink.

The most attractive KS notary stamp is the Kansas Notary Pre-Inked Shield Stamp found here: https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-stamp-seal-kansas This notary product features the Kansas state house with a border and all the required custom notary information.

The most popular Kansas Pre-Inked notary stamp is the Pre-Inked KS notary expiration stamp, found here https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/kansas-notary-pre-inked-expiration-stamp This compact notary stamp includes a standard border to properly frame the state-approved notary information. This KS notary stamp makes a sharp, crisp notary stamp impression every time. The Pre-Inked KS notary stamp is also available in a popular pink frame.

The Pre-Inked KS Round notary stamp is the highest quality round stamp on the market today. This KS notary stamp is used where a photographically reproducible notary impression is needed. Some other applications include scanning, copying and faxing notary documents that a notary embossed image may not apply. We also find that some notaries with arthritis or other disabilities find this round notary stamp to be easier to use than squeezing an Kansas notary seal. This fantastic KS notary stamp can be purchased at our KS notary store here: https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/kansas-notary-pre-inked-round-stamp   

Anchorstamp.com also offers Kansas notaries useful Pre-Inked notary stamps such as the Pre-Inked notary affidavit stamp, found here https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/kansas-notary-pre-inked-affidavit-stamp, the Pre-Inked Notary Acknowledgement stamp, found here https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-acknowledgement-stamp- , the Pre-Inked Notary Jurat Stamp, found here  https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-jurat-stamp , and the Pre-Inked Notary Certified True Copy stamp, found here https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/certified-true-copy-stamp .

2) Our next high-quality line of Kansas notary stamps are Self-Inking notary stamps using the Shiny brand. The Kansas Self-inking notary stamps by Shiny feature a high-quality stamp that is also re-inkable. Another very popular notary stamp is the Self-Inking Kansas notary expiration stamp. These notary stamps include the state-approved KS notary stamp format with a standard border and the notary’s name and expiration date. This notary product also features various stamp frame colors including Black, Pink, USA Flag, Blue, Red, and Lilac. You can purchase this great KS notary stamp here https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-stamp-kansas   

Anchorstamp.com offers another quality KS notary stamp, the Self-Inking Round Kansas Notary Stamp https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/kansas-notary-self-inking-round-stamp This high-quality KS Round notary stamp includes a cover that products the notary die from dust and debris. Anchor Stamp offers the stamp frame available in Black, Red, Pink, and Blue.

Anchor Stamp also offers high-quality, useful Self-Inking Notary affidavit stamps, Self-Inking Acknowledgement Stamps and Self-Inking Jurat stamps on our Kansas notary stamp supply page https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/notary-stamps-kansas    

3) The remaining line of KS notary stamps are the Traditional wood-handle notary stamps, the Kansas notary traditional expiration stamp https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/kansas-notary-rubber-stamp and notary affidavit stamp https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-traditional-affidavit-stamp . This is the least expensive, old-school, wood handle notary stamp. This product must be used with a notary stamp pad, sold separately.

We hope this informative article has helped you purchase your KS notary stamps. All Kansas notary supplies can be purchased here on our Kansas notary store, https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/kansas-notary-supplies Anchorstamp.com proudly ships Kansas notary orders the next business day, includes a free notary pen, and offers free shipping on notary orders of $50.00 or more.

Which Kansas notary seal should I purchase?>

Experienced Kansas notaries know that there is nothing quite like a raised or embossed notary impression. Many clients will expect to see the raised notary seal as it makes them feel like the transaction is authentic and official. In some cases where documents go out of state, a notary seal is required. When notarizing in Kansas, we recommend purchasing a Kansas notary seal. Anchorstamp.com offers KS notary seals in most of our KS notary kits. Anchor Stamp offers all Kansas notary seals with the notary’s name. It is important to purchase your Kansas notary seal from a company like Anchorstamp.com that manufacturers the seals on site. This will ensure quality and reduce the cost and delivery time of these important notary tools. Anchor Stamp uses the Shiny brand to create our line of quality Kansas notary embossers. Our Kansas notary seals are made of steel and built to last. Each Kansas notary embosser is engraved with pride and tested to meet the highest quality standards. All our Kansas notary seals can be purchased right here on our Kansas notary Store https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/notary-seal-kansas      

Anchor Stamp offers three kinds of Kansas notary seals. The first, and most popular is the KA notary pocket seal https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-seal-kansas-pocket The pocket seal is named so as it could fit right in your pocket and is preferred by notaries on the go. All our notary pocket seals include a free vinyl storage pouch. Anchorstamp.com offers a wide variety of notary seal upgrades and various color options including Black, Pink, Blue, and Red.

The next Kansas notary seal option is the Kansas notary desk seal https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-seal-kansas-desk This notary desk seal features four rubber gripped feet for the seal to rest on top of your desk without slipping. The Kansas notary desk seal is great for higher volume embossing and made for the notary to leverage his/her weight as they seal.

The finest Kansas notary seal is the Kansas Notary Designer Desk Seal https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/kansas-notary-designer-desk-seal. The Kansas Designer notary desk seal is the most attractive and distinguished looking item an Iowa notary can purchase. This revolutionary design is tested and proven to reduce pressure by 30%. The steel-frame construction makes this Kansas notary embosser built to stand the test of time. Anchorstamp.com offers this beautiful seal in Black, Silver, and Gold.

We hope this article about Kansas notary seals has helped you purchase your KS notary seals. All Kansas notary supplies can be purchased here on our Kansas notary store, https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/kansas-notary-supplies  Anchorstamp.com proudly ships Indiana notary orders the next business day, includes a free notary pen, and offers free shipping on notary orders of $50.00 or more.