Notary Bonds

The Insurance & Risk Management Office provides assistance to Washington University employees seeking to become a notary public for university business.

Notary Public Application

If you are applying to become or to be reappointed as a notary public, please visit the Missouri Secretary of State website to learn how to obtain your notary commission letter.

Notary Bond Requirement

Operating as a notary public requires a $10,000 notary bond. To obtain a notary bond send a copy of your notary letter of commission from the State of Missouri to Tracy Merton by email, fax, or mail.

Washington University
Insurance & Risk Management Office
Campus Box 1084, Attn: Tracy Merton
700 Rosedale Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63112

The notary bond cost is $40. The invoice for the notary bond will be sent along with the notary bond to your campus address. The bond fee is to be paid from your departmental expense account by check request to Arthur Gallagher, Inc., the issuer of the notary bond. You can expect to receive your notary bond in about 10 days.

Got Questions?

Contact Tracy Merton merton@wustl.edu
Phone: (314) 935-5627
Fax: (314) 935-9795

Email Tracy