How to Become a New York Notary


How to Become a Notary Public in New York

  1. We recommend you first take our Online New York Notary Video Course to get you prepared for the New York Notary Exam ($49.95)
  2. Pass the NY State Notary Exam ($15.00)
  3. Submit an application to the Secretary of State ($60.00)
    • Include $60 check payable to Division of Licensing Services
    • Applicant must be given an oath by a notary and have the application notarized
    • Include "Pass Slip" for NY State Notary Exam
  4. Your Commission Card should arrive within 3-4 weeks
  5. Go to the County Clerk to file your official Certificate of Character and oath
  6. If you ordered notary supplies, fax or email a copy of your commission card to: (615) 790-7912 or sales@notary.net otherwise, order New York Notary Supplies now.

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New York Notary Supplies


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    2018 ID Checking Guide, U.S. & Canada Edition

    2018 ID Checking Guide, U.S. and Canada
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    2018 ID Checking Guide, U.S. & Canada Edition

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    Driver's license and I.D. checking guide. A notary public should own a copy of the I.D. Checking Guide to use when verifying in- and out-of-state identification.
    $32.95 $16.95
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    Gold Foil Stickers

    Gold Foil Stickers
    Gold Foil Stickers

    Gold Foil Stickers

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    $2.00
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    Notary Records Journal

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    Notary Records Journal

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    $14.95$17.95
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    MOJO: Modern Journal of Notarial Events

    Modern Notary Journal (Soft Cover)
    Modern Notary Journal (Soft Cover)

    MOJO: Modern Journal of Notarial Events

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    Keeping a notary journal is required by law in 16 states and strongly recommended in the rest.

    A journal is an important chronicle of your notarial actions and can help protect you in the event of future legal proceedings. The Modern Journal meets all state requirements and contains room for nearly 500 entries, with multiple notarizations per entry. Other features include:

    - 128 numbered heavy-weight pages
    - tamper-proof binding and sewn construction
    - time-saving checkboxes
    - complete instructions

    Every attempt has been made to strike the perfect balance between quality and economy - we hope you'll agree.

    $15.95$18.95
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    Classic Journal of Notarial Events

    Classic Notary Journal (Soft Cover)
    Classic Notary Journal (Soft Cover)

    Classic Journal of Notarial Events

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    $16.00$19.00
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    Inkless Thumbprint Pad

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    Inkless Thumbprinter Pad

    Inkless Thumbprint Pad

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    $9.95 $7.45
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    Loan Signing Agent Certification Course

    Loan Signing Agent Course
    Loan Signing Agent Course

    Loan Signing Agent Certification Course

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    $179.00 $45.00
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    New York Notary Online Course

    New York Notary Course
    New York Notary Course

    New York Notary Online Course

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    • State-Specific Notary Laws and Information
    • 2.5 Hours+ of Streaming On-Demand Video Instruction
    • 12 Months of Unlimited Access
    • Immediate access to Proof of Completion Certificate (PDF)
    • Course forums to receive updates, ask questions and interact with other students
    *This is a single-user, limited license. For multiple students please contact us.
    $49.95
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    New York Notary Stamp

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    notary stampsNew York Notary Stamp - Brother 2260

    New York Notary Stamp

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    Choose your desired New York notary stamp type below. Start by choosing the stamp type, then stamp color, then ink color. Not all notary stamps offer all options.

    $17.00$28.95
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    New York Notary Embosser

    New York Notary Embosser

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    Choose your desired New York notary embosser type and color below. Start by choosing the embosser type, then embosser color. Not all notary embossers offer all color options.
    $24.95$32.00
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    New York Notary Acknowledgment Stamp

    New York Notary Acknowledgment Stamp
    New York Notary Acknowledgment Stamp

    New York Notary Acknowledgment Stamp

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    $22.95
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    New York Notary Jurat Stamp

    New York Notary Jurat Stamp
    New York Notary Jurat Stamp

    New York Notary Jurat Stamp

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    $19.95
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    Embosser Impression Inker

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    Embosser Impression Inker

    Embosser Impression Inker

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    $14.95

New York Notary Requirements


Commission Term: 4 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident or Employee
Stamp/Seal: Not Required
Journal: Recommended
Application Fee: $60
Eligibility: No felony convictions
Other: Pass the NY Notary exam


Address:
New York State DEPARTMENT OF STATE Division of Licensing Services
P.O. Box 22065
Albany, NY 12201-2065

Phone: (518) 474-4429

Important New York Notary Links

New York State Website
New York Notary Application
New York Apostilles
New York Notary Name Change
New York Notary Address Change
New York Notary Database
New York Notary Handbook


Pass the New York Notary Exam

Notary.net now offers online notary public seminars for current notaries and those looking to become notaries in the State of New York. Our intuitive online notary class will teach you everything you need to become a professional notary and fulfill the mandatory education requirement for new notary applicants. The online New York notary class is taught by Bruce Johnson. He has been teaching Notary Law for over ten years.

Have a group of 15 or more that require training? We currently offer live and online training packages to suite your business or organization. For more information, please contact us at (888) 263-1977.


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