As a notary public in the State of Massachusetts, you have UNLIMITED financial liability on EVERY document you notarize. You do not want to take the office of Notary Public lightly. The Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts notaries public.

How to Become a Notary Public in Massachusetts
Step by Step Instructions

  1. Complete the Online Massachusetts Notary Training Course (highly recommended)
  2. Please do not call the Commissions Division with questions concerning your application as the constitutionally mandated appointing authority for all Notaries Public is the Governor, through the Executive Council. All questions concerning Notary Public applications should be directed to that office at 617-725-4030.
  3. Download the notary application.
  4. Completely fill out the application.
  5. Have an attorney and 3 Massachusetts residents (18 years or older) endorse your application.
  6. Send the application to: Notary Public Dept.State House, Room 184 Boston, MA 02133
  7. It will take 2-3 weeks to process.
  8. You will receive instructions on how to finish the process (oath and fee details).
  9. If you have any questions call 1-617-725-4030


Commission Term: 7 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident
Stamp/Seal: Required
Journal: Required
Application Fee: $60
Eligibility: No major felonies or other crimes, such as drunk driving
Other: Be able to read and write English

Notary Public Office
Room 184, State House
Boston, MA 02133

Phone: 617-725-4016