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Notary Fees: Kentucky State Information

It is extremely important that when you start your notary business or seek out the services of a notary public, you understand the state requirements and laws regarding notary fees. In many states there is a maximum fee that a notary can charge for a notorial act and this may differ from service to service. As a notary public, you should use these fees to create your notary fee schedule that you will provide to clients. As someone seeking notary services, it is important to understand these prices to ensure you are getting a good value. Learn about specific state notary fees below.


Becoming a Notary in Kentucky and Kentucky's Notary Exam Requirements

Notary Fees in Kentucky

Kentucky Notary Public Application Fee

The Kentucky notary application fee is $10.00.

Kentucky Notary Public Renewal Fee

The Kentucky notary renewal fee is $10.00.

Kentucky Notary Public Bond Cost

In the state of Kentucky, to become a notary public you will need a surety bond of $1,000 in most counties.

Kentucky Notary Public Fees: What a Notary Public Charges

In the state of Kentucky, a notary public is entitled to the following fees:

  • Every attestation, protestation, or taking acknowledgment of any instrument of writing, and certifying the same under seal including, but not limited to, the notarization of votes of absentee voters - $.50
  • Recording same in book to be kept for that purpose - $.75
  • Each notice of protest - $.25
  • Administering oath and certificate thereof - $.20