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Renew as a North Carolina Notary

Trusted by state commissioning authorities since 1957, the NNA is the undisputed leader in serving and educating North Carolina Notaries

Become a Notary

Renew Your Commission Quickly and Easily

  1. Obtain your state-required seal and supplies from America’s Notary leader 

  2. Complete your North Carolina Notary application and submit it to the state. 

  3. Download your North Carolina Commissioning Checklist for a step-by-step guide  to quickly and easily renew your commission. 

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How to Renew as a North Carolina Notary in Three Easy Steps

Step 1 Obtain your state-required seal and recommended supplies

The NNA will provide everything you need to help complete your North Carolina Notary renewal, including your official seal stamp and supplies. 

Step 2 Complete your North Carolina Notary application
Complete the North Carolina Notary Public Application following the instructions on the North Carolina Secretary of State website.

Step 3 Renew your North Carolina Notary Commission

When you have obtained your commission, scan and email a copy of your Commission Certificate to releasing@nationalnotary.org or fax to 1-800-833-1211.

Let Us Guide You to Renewing as a North Carolina Notary

 

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Requirements to Become
a North Carolina Notary

  • 18 years of age
  • Reside - or have a regular place of work or business - in North Carolina; Non-resident applicants must produce proof-of-employment statement from employer on company letterhead for a commission (commission valid only in the county where regularly employed or maintaining a business)
  • Reside legally in the United States
  • Must read, write, speak and understand English
  • Possess high school diploma or equivalent
  • Purchase and keep as reference most recent manual approved by Secretary of State describing duties and authority of Notaries
  • No less than 10 years since incarceration, probation or parole

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Since 1957, we’ve helped MILLIONS to renew as Notaries,
more than any other organization in America.

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