Holiday Notice: The Office of the Texas Secretary of State will be closed from 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 25, through Friday, November 27, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. The office will resume normal operating hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday, November 30.
Maintenance Notice: Various applications including SOSDirect will be temporarily unavailable from November 25 - 29 due to scheduled maintenance. Information about this maintenance is available for public review. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

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.
Sample of current notary commission sent by mail.
Sample of current notary commission sent by mail until 6/2013.