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State Notary Forms and Applications

Below is a listing of general Notary information for each state along with contact information and a listing of all the Notary forms and certificates that can be used in that state.

 

 


 

st-al.pngAlabama

 

Alabama Notary Application

Application process varies by county. Visit the state's website to obtain application from your probate judge.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Alabama Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
P.O. Box 5616
Montgomery, AL 36103-5616
(334) 242-7200 stephanie.vaught@sos.alabama.gov

 

For more information, visit the Alabama Secretary of State website

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st-ak.pngAlaska

 

Alaska Notary Application

Applicants can complete a commission application two different ways:

  • Online through the myAlaska portal
  • Paper Application - Download, print, and mail to:
    • Office of Lt. Governor
      Notary Office
      240 Main Street, Room 301
      Juneau, AK 99801
Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Alaska Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Public Officer/Trustee/Representative Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
State Resources
Office of Lt. Governor Address Phone Email
240 Main Street, Room 301
Juneau, AK 99801
(877) 764-1234 notary@alaska.gov

 

For more information, visit the Alaska Secretary of State website.

 

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st-az.pngArizona

 

Arizona Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the application online. All applicants must obtain an Arizona Notary surety bond prior to submitting the application. Once completed, file the bond and application with the Secretary of State by doing one of the following:

 

File By Mail In-Person Filing (Phoenix Office) In-Person Filing (Tucson Office)

Secretary of State
Attn: Notary Dept.
1700 W. Washington Street, Fl. 7
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2808

1700 W. Washington St
Suite 220
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2808
400 West Congress
First Floor, Suite 141
Phoenix, AZ 85007-1335
Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Arizona Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Copy Certificate by Notary  (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Signature by Mark Acknowledgement (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Translators Affidavit with (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Public Officer/Trustee/Representative Acknowledgment (Download for
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Contact
1700 W. Washington Street, Fl. 7
Phoenix, AZ 85007-2808
602-542-6187 Email

 

For more information, visit the Arizona Secretary of State website.

 

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st-ar.pngArkansas

 

Arkansas Notary Application

Applicants can register for a free user account on the Arkansas Secretary of State website to begin the process. Once you have taken and passed the exam, print out the application and have it properly notarized. Mail the original notarized application, a copy of the surety bond and $20 application fee to:

Arkansas Secretary of State
1401 W. Capitol Avenue, Suite 250
Little Rock, AR 72201

 

Commission Information
Length of Commission

10 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Arkansas Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Copy Certificate by Notary (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgement  (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Corporate and Other Representative Acknowledgement (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
P.O. Box 5616
Montgomery, AL 36103-5616
(501) 682-3409 notary@sos.arkansas.gov

 

For more information, visit the Arkansas Secretary of State website.

 

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st-ca.pngCalifornia

 

California Notary Application

Once applicants have taken their mandatory state-required training, the California Notary application is available at the site of the exam location. The California State Proctor will provide each applicant with a two-sided Notary application. A printable application is available here

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any California Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
1500 11th Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 653-6814 Online Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the California Secretary of State website.

 

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st-co.pngColorado

 

Colorado Notary Application

The application process in Colorado occurs in the Colorado Secretary of State's website.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Colorado Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Copy Certification by Notary (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Public Officer/Trustee/Representative Acknowledgment
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Colorado Department of State
1700 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80290
(303) 894-2200 (Press 4) notary@sos.state.co.us

 

For more information, visit the Colorado Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-ct.pngConnecticut

 

Connecticut Notary Application

The Connecticut Notary application is available for download here. Mail the completed application to:

Notary Public Unit
P.O. Box 150470
Hartford, CT 06115

Commission Information
Length of Commission

5-6 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Connecticut Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Copy Certification by Notary (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Credible Witness Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Signature by Mark Acknowledgement (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Signature Witnessing (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Public Officer/Trustee/Representative Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Office of the Secretary of the State
State of Connecticut
30 Trinity Street
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 509-6100 crd@ct.gov

 

For more information, visit the Connecticut Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-de.pngDelaware

 

Delaware Notary Application

The Delaware Notary application is submitted via online on the Delaware website. Notaries can also print out the application here

Commission Information
Length of Commission

New: 2 Years
Renew: 2 or 4 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Delaware Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Copy Certification by Notary (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Verification on Oath or Affirmation (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Signature Witnessing (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Representation Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Secretary of State
Notary Public Section
P.O. Box 898
Dover, DE 19903
(302) 739-4111 (Press 3) notary@delaware.gov

 

For more information, visit the Delaware Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-fl.pngFlorida

 

Florida Notary Application

Applicants in Florida are required to submit the application through a bonding agency. Use the NNA's Florida Notary Application Wizard to easily fill out the application.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Florida Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

  • FL Individual Acknowledgment
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Verification on Oath or Affirmation (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Official/Trustee Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • FL Certification of Photocopy
  • FL Jurat
  • Signature by Mark Jurat (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Signature by Mark Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Disabled Person’s Jurat (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Disabled Person’s Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
State Resources
Department of State Address Phone Email
Notary Section
Executive Office of the Governor
209, The Capitol
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0001
(302) 739-4111 Online Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the Florida Department of State's website.

 

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st-ga.pngGeorgia

 

Georgia Notary Application

Applicants in Georgia can fill out the Notary application online.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Georgia Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

State Resources
GSCCA Address Phone Email
1875 Century Boulevard
Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30345
(404) 327-9058 Online Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authorities website.

 

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st-hi.pngHawaii

 

Hawaii Notary Application

Applicants in Hawaii can fill out the Notary application online.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Hawaii Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

State Resources
Department of the Attorney General Address Phone Email
Department of the Attorney General
Notary Public Office
425 Queen St
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-1216 Online Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the Hawaii Department of the Attorney General's website.

 

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st-id.pngIdaho

 

Idaho Notary Application

Notary applicants in Idaho can fill out and print their Notary application online. Mail the completed application to:

Secretary of State
P.O. Box 83720
450 N 4th Street
Boise, ID 83720-0080

Commission Information
Length of Commission

6 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Idaho Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Credible Witness Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Signature by Mark Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Copy Certification by Notary (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Idaho Secretary of State
State Library Building
450 North 4th Street
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 332-2849 ntaa@sos.idaho.gov

 

For more information, visit the Idaho Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-il.pngIllinois

 

Illinois Notary Application

Notary applicants in Illinois can fill out and print their Notary application online. Applicants can mail the original completed application and bond to the NNA. We will process the application and send it to the state electronically.
Mail to:

National Notary Association
9350 De Soto Ave
Chatsworth, CA 91311

Commission Information
Length of Commission

Resident: 4 Years
Non-Resident: 1 Year

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Illinois Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Secretary of State
213 State Capitol
Springfield, IL 62756
(217) 785-3000 Online Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the Illinois Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-in.pngIndiana

 

Indiana Notary Application

Applicants in Indiana need to use submit their Notary application on the Indiana State Website. All applicant must purchase a bond prior to submitting the application.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

8 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Indiana Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
200 W. Washington St, Room 201
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-6531 constituent@sos.IN.gov

 

For more information, visit the Indiana Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-ia.pngIowa

 

Iowa Notary Application

Notary applicants in Iowa can fill out and print their Notary application online.
Once completed, mail application to:

Secretary of State
Notary Division
Lucas Building, 1st Floor
Des Moines, IA 50319

Commission Information
Length of Commission

Resident: 3 Years
Non-Resident: 1 Year

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Iowa Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Secretary of State
First Floor, Lucas Building
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319
(515) 281-5204 sos@sos.iowa.gov

 

For more information, visit the Iowa Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-ks.pngKansas

 

Kansas Notary Application

Aapplicants in Kansas are instructed to fill out and print the Notary application online.
Mail application to:

Kansas Secretary of State
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 S.W. 10th Ave
Topeka, KS 66612

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Iowa Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Memorial Hall, 1st Floor
120 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1594
(785) 296-4564 notary@sos.ks.gov

 

For more information, visit the Kansas Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-ky.pngKentucky

 

Kentucky Notary Application

Applicants in Kansas can submit their Notary application two different ways:

Notary Public State at Large

  1. Online Application
  2. Download Notary Application and Mail to:
    Division of Corporations, Notary Commissions
    P.O. Box 821
    Frankfort, KY 40602-0821

Notary Public Special Commission

  1. Online Application
  2. Download Notary Application and Mail to:
    Division of Corporations, Notary Commissions
    P.O. Box 821
    Frankfort, KY 40602-0821
Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Kentucky Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgement (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgement (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Public Officer/Trustee/Representative Acknowledgement (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Verification on Oath or Affirmation
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Office of the Secretary of State
Notary Branch
P.O. Box 821
700 Capital Ave., Ste. 158
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-3490 KY Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the Kentucky Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-la.pngLouisiana

 

Louisiana Notary Application

Applicants in Louisiana are required to complete a Notary application online.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

Lifetime (unless revoked)

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Louisiana Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Louisiana Secretary of State
Notary Division
8585 Archives Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
(225) 922-0507 Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the Louisiana Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-me.pngMaine

 

Maine Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Maine Notary appliocation online.
Send completed application to:

Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions
Notary Public Section
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101

Commission Information
Length of Commission

7 Years

Forms & Certificates

NNA Members can download any Maine Notary certificate or purchase a pad for longer use.

  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgement (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgement (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Public Officer/Trustee/Representative Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Copy Certification by Notary
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Division of Corporations, UCC and Commissions
Notary Public Section
101 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0101
(207) 626-8400 cec.notaries@maine.gov

 

For more information, visit the Maine Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-md.pngMaryland

 

Maryland Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Maine Notary application online.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates

Maryland does not allow Notaries to attach certificates to documents.

State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Maryland Secretary of State
16 Francis St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 9745521 Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the Maryland Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-ma.pngMassachusetts

 

Massachusetts Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Massachusetts Notary application online.
Once completed, mail the application to:

Notary Public Office
Room 184, State House
Boston, MA 02133

Commission Information
Length of Commission

7 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
State House Address Phone Email
Massachusetts State House
Office of the Governor
Room 280
Boston, MA 02133
(617) 725-4005 Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the Massachusetts State House's website.

 

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st-mn.pngMichigan

 

Michigan Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.
Once completed, mail the application to:

Michigan Department of State
Office of the Great Seal
7064 Crowner Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48918

Commission Information
Length of Commission

6-7 Years (Term ends on Notary's birthday)

Forms & Certificates
  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Verification on Oath or Affirmation
  • Witnessing or Attesting a Signature
  • Representative Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Public Officer/Trustee/Representative Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Michigan Department of State
Office of the Great Seal
7064 Crowner Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48918
(888) 767-6424 Online Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the Michigan Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-mn.pngMinnesota

 

Minnesota Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Minnesota Notary application online.
Once completed, mail the application to:

Minnesota Secretary of State - Notary
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
St, Paul, MN 55103

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 or 5 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Minnesota Secretary of State - Notary
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
St, Paul, MN 55103
(651) 296-2803 Notary.sos@state.mn.us

 

For more information, visit the Minnesota Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-ms.pngMissippippi

 

Missippippi Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Minnesota Notary application online.
Once completed, mail the application to:

Secretary of State
Business Services Division
P.O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205-0136

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
P.O. Box 136
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-1615 Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the Mississippi Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-mo.pngMissouri

 

Missouri Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Missouri Notary application online.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Parntership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Public Officer/Trustee/Representative Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Signature by Mark Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Acknowledgment by Person Directing Notary to Sign (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Notaries & Commissions Unit
James C. Kirkpatrick Info Center
600 West Main, Room 322
Jefferson City, MO 65101
(573) 751-2783 commissions@sos.mo.gov

 

For more information, visit the Missouri Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-mt.pngMontana

 

Montana Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Montana Notary application online.
Once completed, mail the Notary application to:

Montana Secretary of State
Certification and Notary Services
PO Box 202801
Helena, MT 59620-2801

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Fax
Notary Services
P.O. Box 202801
Helena, MT 59620-2801
(406) 444-5379 (406) 444-4263

 

For more information, visit the Montana Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-ne.pngNebraska

 

Nebraska Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Nebraska Notary application online.
Once completed, mail application to:

Business Services Division: Notary
1445 K St., 1301 Capitol Bldg.
P.O. Box 95104
Lincoln, NE 68509

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Parntership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Public Officer/Trustee/Representative Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Signature by Mark Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Acknowledgment by Person Directing Notary to Sign (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
State Capitol
1445 K St., 1301 Capitol Bldg.
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-2558 sos.notary@nebraska.gov

 

For more information, visit the Nebraska Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-nv.pngNevada

 

Nevada Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Nevada Notary application online.
Once completed, mail all required documentation to:

Secretary of State, Barbara K. Cegavske
101 North Carson St., Suite 3
Carson City, NV 89701-3714

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Notary Division
101 North Carson Street, Suite 3
Carson City, NV 89701-3714
(775) 684-5708 nvnotary@sos.nv.gov

 

For more information, visit the Nevada Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-nh.pngNew Hampshire

 

Nevada Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the New Hampshire Notary application online.
Once completed, mail all required documentation to:

Secretary of State
State House, Room 204
107 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301

Commission Information
Length of Commission

5 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Secretary of State
State House, Room 204
107 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3242 nvnotary@sos.nv.gov

 

For more information, visit the New Hampshire Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-nm.pngNew Jersey

 

New Jersey Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the New Mexico Notary application online.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

5 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Department of the Treasury Address Phone Email
Department of the Treasury
P. O. Box 002
Trenton, NJ 08625-0002
(609) 292-6748 Online Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the New Jersey Department of the Treasury's website.

 

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st-nm.pngNew Mexico

 

New Mexico Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the New Mexico Notary application online.
Mail completed application to:

Secretary of State
325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300
Santa Fe, NM 87501

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Fax
New Mexico Capitol Annex North
325 Don Gaspar, Suite 300
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 827-3614 (505) 827-3611

 

For more information, visit the New Mexico Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-ny.pngNew York

 

New York Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the New York Notary application online.
Mail the completed, notarized application to:

Division of Licensing Services
Alfred E. Smith
80 South Swan St., 10th Floor
Albanym, NY 12201

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Division of Licensing Services Address Phone Email
Department of State
One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12231-0001
(518) 474-4429 Online Contact Form.

 

For more information, visit the New York Division of Licensing Services's website.

 

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st-nc.pngNorth Carolina

 

North Carolina Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the North Carolina Notary application online.
Mail the completed, notarized application to:

NC Secretary of State
PO Box 29626
Raleigh, NC 27626

Commission Information
Length of Commission

5 Years

Forms & Certificates
  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Verification on Oath or Affirmation
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
The Notary Public Section
North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State
PO Box 29626
Raleigh, NC 27626-0626
(919) 807-2219 notary@sosnc.gov.

 

For more information, visit the North Carolina Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-nd.pngNorth Dakota

 

North Carolina Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the North Dakota Notary application online.
Mail the completed, notarized application to:

Secretary of State
State of North Dakota
600 E Boulevard Avenue Dept 108
Bismarck, ND 58505-0500

Commission Information
Length of Commission

6 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Secretary of State
State of North Dakota
600 E Boulevard Avenue Dept 108
Bismarck, ND 58505-0500
(701) 328-2900 Online Contact Form.

 

For more information, visit the North Dakota Secretary of State's website.

 

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Ohio Notary Application

Applicants need to contact their county to inquire about the process of becoming a notary. Please visit the Ohio website to find the contact number for your county.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

5 Years

Forms & Certificates
  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Public Officer/Trustee/Representative Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Ohio Secretary of State
180 E. Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 644-8820 Online Contact Form.

 

For more information, visit the Ohio Secretary of State's website.

 

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Oklahoma Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.
Once completed, mail or deliver application to:

Secretary of State
421 NW 13th St, Suite 210
Oklahoma City, OK 73103

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Notary Public Services
Secretary of State
421 N.W. 13th, Suite 210
Oklahoma City, OK 73103
(405) 521-2516 notary@sos.ok.gov.

 

For more information, visit the Oklahoma Secretary of State's website.

 

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Oregon Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Public Service Buildinge
255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151
Salem, OR 97310
(405) 521-2516 Online Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the Oregon Secretary of State's website.

 

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Pennsylvania Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Department of State Address Phone Email
Division of Legislation and Notaries
210 North Office Building
Harrisburg, PA 17120
(717) 787-5280 ST-NOTARIES@pa.gov

 

For more information, visit the Pennsylvania Department of State's website.

 

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st-ri.pngRhode Island

 

Rhode Island Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.
Once completed, mail to:

Notary Public Section
148 W. River Street
Providence, RI 02904-2615

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Department of State Address Phone Email
Business Services
148 West River Street
Providence, RI 02904-2615
(401) 222-1309 corporations@sos.ri.gov

 

For more information, visit the Rhode Island Department of State's website.

 

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st-sc.pngSouth Carolina

 

South Carolina Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.
Once completed, mmail application to your County Delegation Office, located on the application.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

10 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
SC Secretary of State's Office
1205 Pendleton Street Suite 525
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 734-2512 Online Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the South Carolina Secretary of State's website.

 

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st-sd.pngSouth Dakota

 

South Dakota Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.
Once completed, mail application to:

Secretary of State
500 E Capitol Ave
Pierre, SD 57501

Commission Information
Length of Commission

6 Years

Forms & Certificates
  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Secretary of State
Capitol Building
500 East Capitol Avenue Ste 204
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
(605) 773-3539 Notary@state.sd.us

 

For more information, visit the South Dakota Secretary of State's website.

 

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Tennessee Notary Application

Applicants need to pick up a Notary application from their local County Clerk's office. The application and procedures vary from county to county.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
  • Individual Acknowledgment
  • Jurat with Affiant Statement
  • Corporate Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Partnership Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Attorney in Fact Acknowledgment (Download for NNA Members only)
  • Proof of Execution by Subscribing Witness (Download for NNA Members only)
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Division of Business Services
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Snodgrass Tower, 6th Fl
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-3699 TNSOS.ATS@tn.gov

 

For more information, visit the Tennessee Secretary of State's website.

 

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Texas Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online. Once completed, the application can be emailed or faxed (800-833-1211).

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Notary Public Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13375
Austin, Texas 78711-3375
(512) 463-5705 notary@sos.texas.gov

 

For more information, visit the Texas Secretary of State's website.

 

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Utah Notary Application

Applicants need to go to the Utah Notary site to complete the Notary application and exam.
Once completed, the application can be mailed to:

Utah State Capitol
Notary Office, Suite 220
PO Box 142325
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Office of the Lieutenant
Governor Address
Phone Email
Notary Office
Utah State Capitol
PO Box 142325
350 N State St. Suite 220
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
(801) 538-1041 notary@utah.gov

 

For more information, visit the Office of the Utah Lieutenant Governor's website.

 

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Vermont Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Vermont Notary application online. Once completed, mail the application to your local county clerk.

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of State Address Phone Email
Vermont State Archives and Records Administration
1078 Route 2, Middlesex
Montpelier, VT 05633-7701
(802) 828-3287 kathy.watters@sec.state.vt.us

 

For more information, visit the Vermont Secretary of State's website.

 

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Virginia Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Virginia Notary application online.
Once completed, mail the application to:

Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth
Notary Public Division
P.O. Box 1795
Richmond, VA 23218-1795

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Office of the Secretary
of the Commonwealth Address
Phone Email
Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth
P.O. Box 1795
Richmond, Virginia 23218-1795
(804) 692-2536 notary@governor.virginia.gov

 

For more information, visit the Virginia Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth's website.

 

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Washington Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.
Once completed, mail the application to:

Notary Public Program
Department of Licensing
PO Box 35001
Seattle, WA 98124-3401

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Department of Licensing
Address
Phone Email
Notary Public Program
Department of Licensing
PO Box 35001
Seattle, WA 98124-3401
(360) 664-1550 notaries@dol.wa.gov

 

For more information, visit the Washington Department of Licensing's website.

 

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Washington D.C. Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.
Once completed, mail the application to:

Notary Commissions and Authentications Section
441 4th Street, Suite 810 South
Washington, D.C. 20001

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of the District Address Phone Email
Notary Public Program
441 4th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 727-3117 notary@dc.gov

 

For more information, visit the Washington D.C. Secretary of the District's website.

 

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West Virginia Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.
Once completed, mail the application to:

Secretary of State
Bldg. 1, Suite 157-K
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston, WV 25305-0770

Commission Information
Length of Commission

5 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of the District Address Phone Email
Secretary of State
Bldg. 1, Suite 157-K
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Charleston, WV 25305-0770
(304) 558-6000 Online Contact Form

 

For more information, visit the West Virginia Secretary of State's website.

 

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Wisconsin Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.
Once completed, mail the application to:

Notary Records Section
Wisconsin Dept. of Financial Insitutions
P.O. Box 7847
Madison, WI 53707-7847

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Department of Financial
Institutions Address
Phone Email
Secretary of State
Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions
201 W Washington Ave
Madison, WI 53703
(307) 777-7370 compliance@wyo.gov

 

For more information, visit the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions's website.

 

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st-wy.pngWyoming

 

Wyoming Notary Application

Applicants can fill out the Notary application online.
Once completed, mail the application to:

Ed Murray
Secretary of State
Attn: Notary Officer
2020 Carey Ave, Suite 700 Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020

Commission Information
Length of Commission

4 Years

Forms & Certificates
State Resources
Secretary of the State Address Phone Email
Secretary of State
Compliance Division
2020 Carey Avenue
Suites 700
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0020
(307) 777-7370 compliance@wyo.gov

 

For more information, visit the Wyoming Secretary of State's website.

 

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