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Notary Public

Introduction (continued)

Next you will be taken through a series of steps designed to guide you easily to the information and application that is appropriate for your situation. Once you reach the application, you must answer every question marked with an asterisk (*). To simplify the process, the answers you provide will direct you to the next relevant question. If you are not sure how to answer a question, simply mouse-click inside the answer field and question-specific assistance will appear in the "HELP" box to the right of the question.

IMPORTANT NOTE: A non-refundable application fee is required to process a new or renewal application. Please see our fee schedule for fee information. Please have a valid method of payment ready before beginning your application. Valid methods of payment include electronic checks from either business or personal checking accounts as well as Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit cards.

In addition, organizations that anticipate a high volume of notary activity may establish a pre-funded depository account with the Secretary of State for payment of application fees. For information on establishing a depository account please send an inquiry to