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Instructions for Requesting Notary Bonds

Employees of State Agencies and Educational Institutions covered by Risk Management may request a $10,000 Notary Bond by following the steps below or applicants may choose to use the FILLABLE FORM:

  • The “exact” spelling of the notary applicant’s name as it appears on their driver’s license or other Government issued identification with photo
  • Each request must include whether the bond requested is to support a new application or renewal
    • If a new applicant, please write “new
    • If applicant is seeking a renewal, write “renewal” and include the expiration date of the current commission
  • The exact mailing address for each requested bond
  • Supervisor’s Name, Signature and Telephone Number
    • Signature must be either a “wet” signature or a digitally verifiable signature such as DocuSign or Acrobat
  • Requests for bonds should be emailed to
  • Bonds will be issued once a week as determined by the GSD Loss Control Bureau
  • Bonds cannot be faxed or emailed as the “original” bond is required for applications for a notary commission from the Secretary of State’s Office.

NOTE: For complete information and for questions regarding the new notary public requirements/law, notary certificates/commissions, payments and policies and procedures for the notary program, please contact the Secretary of State’s Office, Notary Division, at 505.827.3600 or visit their website at


Instructions for Requesting Surety Bond/Public Officials Bond

Bond limit is $50,000 on a Standard Public Official bond form unless otherwise instructed.

  1. Complete the public official bond application. Use the Agency address, not your personal address.
  2. Email the completed application to Nick Pantazis (Aon) at You will need to copy Clarice Montoya with the Aon Albuquerque Office at
  3. Aon will issue the bond and send the original to the agency address via overnight delivery.
  4. The Agency is responsible for filing the bond with the necessary department, for example, the Secretary of State.
  5. A copy of the bond will be send to Risk Management Division.
  6. The invoice for the bond will come from Risk Management Division to your Agency.


Instructions for Certificate of Insurance

Please note:  We do not accept verbal requests for Certificates of Insurance.  Therefore, the following information must be submitted Via Email to, in order to provide you with a Certificate of Insurance/or if you are having a special event and require 3rd party insurance, utilize *K&K insurance* (info below)

  1. Name of State Agency, Department and Bureau
  2. Event or Items being covered
  3. Dates/times
  4. Location (street address)
  5. Certificate Holder/Loss Payee information
  6. Type of coverage


Additional: What is * K&K Insurance*

The K&K Program provides low cost general liability insurance to “third party” users of various State venues and facilities for events. It protects both the user and the State against claims by guests who may be injured as a result of attending an event.  Events may range from seminars, receptions and weddings, to sporting events and concerts. Your premium quote is based upon the risk associated with the given event or activity, the number of days coverage is needed, the number of attendees and if there are any special requirements, such as alcohol liability, food service, etc. K&K Web Link


Mexico State Vehicle Travel Certificate of Insurance

If you are using a NM State vehicle and traveling to Mexico, you will need a certificate of insurance.  Please use the following steps:

1. Contact James Chavez, Deputy Director, GSD/TSD to obtain a Waiver for travel to Mexico (505) 660-5562
2. Send waiver & the following info to Risk Management Division, Loss Prevention Control Bureau via emial at  
Vehicle make, model, year, and VIN number
Destination Location and dates of travel Name of the Department or bureau traveling Contact person name.
Phone and FAX numbers coordinating the travel Each vehicle needs a separate certificate.


Medical Verification (malpractice insurance)

For requests regarding verification of Malpractice Insurance & claims history, you need to determine which agency the medical professional was associated with while insured with the Risk Management. Risk Management does not track their work locations. Therefore, the agency should be notified first.

UNMH: The UNM/HSC Clinical Affairs can only generate responses for the medical professionals who are/were credentialed with the institution.  If the individual you are requesting verification for is regarding a residency, internship or fellowship. You may need to contact UNM Graduate Medical Education at 505-272-6225/FAX 505-272-6581

Miners’ Colfax Medical Center: all requests can be submitted to Lonnie Medina:

Loss Control Coordinator, 575-445-7790 or email to:

NMDOH: all requests can be request can be submitted to Trevor Edwards, Loss Control Coordinator

via email or faxed to 505-827-2246.


Additional or Third Party Insured

RMD does not have statutory authority to insure third parties.  We believe our authority is limited to insuring those public entities and employees who are eligible to participate in the risk pool and are participating.