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Holiday Notice: The Office of the Texas Secretary of State will be closed from 12:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 21, through Friday, November 23, 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 26. Electronic filing and business document searches will be available through SOSDirect.

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.