Notary Public Information

For more information on becoming a North Carolina Notary Public or to obtain Initial and Reappointment application forms please visit https://www.sosnc.gov/ and choose Notary (tab at the top of the page).

For more information regarding North Carolina Notary Public laws please visit: http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/Statutes/StatutesTOC.pl?Chapter=0010B (NCGS Chapter 10B: Notaries)

An online exam is now required for all notaries seeking reappointment who were initially commissioned on or after July 1, 1991 to the present.  Notaries commissioned before this time are exempt from the online exam.