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New York Notary

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How to Become a New York Notary

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

How to Become a Notary Public in New York

  1. We recommend you first take our Online New York Notary Video Course ($49.95)
  2. Pass the NY State 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 otherwise, order New York Notary Supplies now.


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

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

"I never knew it could be this easy." 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. View Free Sample Have a group of 15 or more that require training? We currently offer live, online and DVD training packages to suite your business or organization. For more information, please contact us at (888) 263-1977.

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