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Become a West Virginia Notary

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

Become a Notary Public in West Virginia

Three Easy Steps to Become a West Virginia Notary

  1. Obtain your recommended supplies from America’s Notary leader.

  2. Download your West Virginia Commissioning Checklist and discover the steps required to become a West Virginia Notary. 

  3. Complete your West Virginia Notary application and submit it to the state. 


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How to Become a West Virginia Notary in 3 Easy Steps

Obtain Your State-Required Seal and Recommended Supplies
The NNA will provide everything you need to become a Notary in West Virginia including your bond, official seal stamp, state-recommended journal and supplies.

Complete Your West Virginia Notary Application
To become a Notary in West Virginia, you must follow the directions and fully complete the West Virginia Notary Public application. Print and sign your name exactly as you would like your commission to be issued.

Become a West Virginia Notary Public
When you have obtained your commission, scan and email a copy of your Commission Certificate to or fax to 1-800-833-1211.

Let Us Be Your Guide to Becoming a West Virginia Notary

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


Requirements to Become
a West Virginia Notary

  • 18 years or older
  • U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident; WV resident or non-resident if working in WV
  • Must read and write English
  • High school diploma
  • Not disqualified under WVC 39-4-23


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

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