What are California notary supplies? When do notaries public need them and why? Learn the main types of notary supplies and where to buy them.
A person appointed a notary public in the state of California shall purchase and file an official bond no later than 30 days after the beginning of the term specified in their notary commission, as stated by the California Government Code section 8213. A notary public bond is a $15,000 surety bond that protects the California public against possible financial losses due to improper conduct by a notary. The bond can be purchased from any bonding or insurance company in California. Notaries public must maintain the notary public bond for their entire 4-year term of office.