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Become an Ohio Notary

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

Become a Notary Public in Ohio

Three Reasons Why You Should Choose the NNA

  1. Becoming a Notary in Ohio can be a confusing process. We'll help guide you with our exclusive step-by-step checklist.

  2. Your supply package includes access to the NNA® Hotline, giving you expert assistance throughout your Notary commission.

  3. 100% satisfaction and value pricing. Your state-required seal is guaranteed for the life of your commission!

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How to Become an Ohio Notary in Three Easy Steps

Order your state-required seal and recommended supplies
The NNA will provide everything you need to become a Notary in Ohio including your official seal stamp and supplies.

Apply to Become an Ohio Notary Public 
Every county in Ohio has a different application process. Contact the county in which you reside for instructions on how to apply. A list of contacts is provided on the Ohio Secretary of State website.

Receive Your Official Seal and Record Your Commission
When you receive your Commission Certificate, scan and email a copy of your Commission Certificate to or fax to 1-800-833-1211. Once we receive your paperwork, we will manufacture and ship your new seal stamp. Once you record your commission with the Clerk of Courts, the process will be complete.

Let Us Guide You to Becoming an Ohio Notary


The NNA is a great organization. They have some of the best Notary supplies on the market.


Requirements to Become
an Ohio Notary

  • 18 years of age
  • State resident or resident of another state who is an attorney admitted to the practice of law in Ohio and has principal place of business or primary practice in Ohio
  • Must read, write and understand English
  • No lifetime felony conviction
  • Not had a Notary commission revoked
  • Other restrictions may vary by county


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

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