CHEATHAM COUNTY CLERK
Notary Public Commissions
The Notary Public Application form is available for download and/or printing.
A notary must be at least 18 years of age and be a resident of, or maintain a principal place of business in, the county from which he/she is elected. T.C. A. 8-16-101. United States citizenship is not a requirement of T.C.A. 8-16-101.
After election by the County Legislative body and before commencing duties or exercising powers, a notary must post bond by a surety company authorized to do business as a surety in Tennessee, in the amount of $10,000.00. The bond is payable to the State and conditioned on the faithful performance of the duties of a notary public. The bond must be filed in the office of the county clerk in the county of election. T.C.A. 8-16-104.
Please call the County Clerk's Office for the Notary Commission filing fee.