Tex. Gov't Code Section 406.004


Each person appointed and commissioned as a notary public shall be at least 18 years of age and a resident of the State of Texas and must not have been convicted of a felony or crime involving moral turpitude.


If the secretary of state discovers, at any time, that an applicant to be a notary public or a commissioned notary public is not eligible to serve as a notary public, the secretary of state shall:


reject the notary application; or


revoke the notary commission.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 147, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 719, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1996.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 766 (H.B. 2235), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2015.

Source: Section 406.004 — Eligibility, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­406.­htm#406.­004 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 406.004’s source at texas​.gov