How much does it cost to become a notary in Colorado?


A question we often receive is "How much does it cost to become a notary in Colorado?" This is often part of the larger question of "Should I become a notary?"

The answer to this question isn't as simple as it might sound since many different variables are involved. But since many of the items are required by Colorado law, there's not much you can do to avoid these Colorado notary fees to get started.

Add the following items to find out how much it costs to become a Colorado notary public:

  • The notary class cost. This is the cost of the required Colorado notary training course. Our course is approved by the Colorado Secretary of State.
  • The cost to apply to the State. Note that the State suggests that training vendors NOT quote this price, so we're following the State's directions by asking you to look for this fee on its website.
  • The cost of your supplies (e.g., seal/stamp and journal). This part can vary depending on what types of supplies you purchase.
  • The Colorado notary exam is free!

So how much does it cost to become a notary in Colorado?

The answer is it depends.

Since these prices can change and depend on the quality or quantity of the notary supplies you decide to buy, it's hard for us to know the exact price.

However, it's safe to say that the total cost of becoming a new Colorado notary public should be around or under $90. That includes this training course, your state application fee, and all required supplies.

Note that this total cost could be lower depending on your own choices. You might not be planning on notarizing many documents, so you might decide to purchase low-quality supplies. You might not need the best notary stamp or notary journal.

The cost might also be higher if you are going to notarize frequently and choose premium supplies (like a better-quality stamp or journal), other training courses, or a notary training course packaged with notary supplies.

And before you even think about becoming a Colorado notary, you should check to see that you meet the requirements.

Another cost that many people don't think about is their time. We've put together hints so that your application is not denied and you pass the notary exam.