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Oregon Notary Information


As a notary public in the State of Oregon, you have UNLIMITED financial liability on EVERY document you notarize. You do not want to take the office of Notary Public lightly. The Oregon Online Notary Course is the fastest, easiest and most affordable way for you to learn what to do and how to protect yourself as a notary. Whether you are a new or current notary public, you should spend some time learning the laws. It’s less expensive than an attorney consult!

Interactive Oregon Notary Course Features:

Video Instruction

We use the power of the internet to bring an instructor right into your computer. The instructor will teach and reinforce the materials to help you retain and connect with it. We even provide you detailed instructions on how to obtain your commission! The video can be accessed at any time, from any computer, tablet or phone with internet access. Plus, you can re-watch the videos as many times as you like.

Immediate Access – No Delays!

Because we value your time, upon receipt of your payment, you will IMMEDIATELY be granted with access to your notary course. You can start your Oregon notary training in just a few minutes!

Instant Access

Social Interaction

Your course includes a social forum to ask questions and receive responses from your instructor and other students in a classroom-style discussion.

Instant Access to Your Proof of Completion Certificate

After completing the course, you will have access to a Proof of Completion Certificate. Display it proudly to show you take your notary commission seriously and that you are well-trained in the laws and procedures of Oregon notaries public.

How to Become a Notary Public in Oregon

Become a Notary or Reapply for a New Commission
  1. Complete a training course. (If you are a reapplying notary with a current commission, the steps are the same but you do not need the educational training.)
  2. Meet the qualifications to be a Notary Public for the State of Oregon
  3. Submit your application.
  4. Pass the required online exam.
  5. Oath of Office.
  6. After the Oath has been processed you will receive an email from us which includes PDF copies of your Commission Certificate and the Certificate of Authorization.
  7. Print the Certificate of Authorization and take it to a vendor who makes rubber stamps. If you use an online vendor, it is permissible to email the PDF certificate. This certificate will contain the details of your commission, including your commission name, number and expiration date. The same certificate is used for electronic notarization technology.
  8. Once you have your stamp and have purchased your notary journal you are ready to notarize. Congratulations! (Please remember; if you have a current commission when you apply, you should wait until the effective date of your new commission to begin using the new stamp.)

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Oregon Notary Requirements


Commission Term: 4 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident or Employee
Stamp/Seal: Required
Journal: Required
Application Fee: $40
Eligibility: Never had a notary public commission revoked during the 10-year period preceding the application date.
Other: Be able to read and write English, background check and revocation search


Address:
255 Capitol St. NE
Suite 151
Salem, OR 97310-1327

Phone: (503) 986-2200
Email: Corporation.Division@state.or.us

Important Oregon Notary Links

Oregon State Website
Oregon Notary Application
Oregon Apostilles
Oregon Notary Name Change
Oregon Notary Address Change
Oregon Notary Database
Oregon Notary Handbook



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