Holiday Notice: The Office of the Texas Secretary of State will be closed Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day. The office will resume normal operating hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 2. Electronic filing and searching of business documents via SOSDirect is available 24/7.

Sample Notary Commissions Issued by the Office of the Secretary of State

Notary Public commissions are delivered by email. If email receipt is not feasible, the Secretary of State will send a commission by U.S. Mail. Notaries may print an emailed commission in color. Commissions delivered by mail will be black and white.

Sample of current e-commission issued by email beginning 4/2011.
Sample of current notary commission sent by mail beginning 6/2013.
Sample of current notary commission sent by mail until 6/2013.

Image 2:   Sample of current notary commission sent by mail until 6/2013