Step 1: Submit your Notary Public Application and Required Documentation
U.S. Virgin Islands Notary Public Application
Your Notary Public Commission Form is to be turned in with the following documentation attached:
Step 2: Order your Notary Supplies from The Notary's Store but you will need to order your notary bond separately.
- Affidavit - Fully completed, signed and notarized.
- Criminal Record Report - This report should cover all three U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Character Reference Letters - Two letters of character reference complete with the return address and daytime contact number of the authors.
- Proof of Citizenship with Photo - Passport, Voters Identification, Birth Certificate and Photo Identification.
- Certificate of Good Standing from the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands - For Attorneys Only.
After your application has been reviewed and you have been deemed eligible for an appointment as a Notary Public, you MUST submit the Commission Fee of $100.00, payable to the Government of the Virgin Islands. A Notary Bond, with a face value of $5,000.00, must also be submitted from an insurance or bonding company authorized to do business in the Virgin Islands OR you may choose to submit a Surety Bond from two (2) resident sureties, who are owners of real property within the Virgin Islands, with a value of $10,000.00 over and above encumbrances thereon. All owners of each property must sign both the Bond and Justification of Surety. The Bond and Affidavit will go to the Superior Court for approval by the Presiding Judge.
Please visit The Notary's Store you will be entering the U.S. Virgin Islands section for your official notary supplies. We offer a New Notary Supply Package and a Renewing Notary Supply Package, but you will need to order your required $5,000 Notary Bond separately. US Virgin Island Notary Seal/Stamp and US Virgin Islands Notary Journal, and other needed notary supplies at a special reduced price. To order, enter the required information and scroll down through the page to locate the notary packages, or you can purchase your notary supplies separately. Follow the instructions through checkout. Once you receive your official surety bond, make a copy of the actual bond for your records.
Step 3: Receive your U.S.Virgin Islands Notary Commission
When the Bond is returned "APPROVED" by the Superior Court a Notary Public Commission will be issued, in your application name with the effective and expiration dates and your Notary Public Number (NP-NNN-YY). You will need to then submit your signed notary oath and imprint of your notary seal.