To apply for a Notary, applicants need to obtain a Notary Bond. These can be purchased at most Insurance Agencies. The bond and application must be filed with the County Clerk in the County you reside. A fee of $10 will be required at the time of filing. Once filed with the County Clerk the application and another fee of $10 is then sent by the applicant to the State of Michigan.
Applications are no longer provided at the County Clerk's office. As on 7/23/2023, The Office of The Great Seal has updated their applications online, and are requiring applicants to fill it out online, print it off and bring it to the County Clerk's Office. We have provided a link below with the application included.
Please do not hesitate to contact the Montcalm County Clerk's office at 989-831-7339 for any questions or concerns you may have.
Do not sign the Notary application until you are in the County Clerk's office.
Notary Application - When you open this link, it will give you the option of "Online" this is where you will create your account to submit the Notary Application to The Office of The Great Seal. The second option provided is "By Mail" this will allow you to fill the application out on your desktop, you will print this office, bring it to the County Clerk's office, and later scan it in to the account you've made to apply for the Notary.