Become a North Carolina Notary Public
North Carolina Notary Commission Overview
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How to Become a Notary Public in North CarolinaStep-by-Step Instructions
How to Become a North Carolina Notary Public
To become a notary in North Carolina, complete the following:
1. Make sure you meet all of North Carolina's eligibility requirements (see the State Requirements tab below).
3. Get your North Carolina Notary Public Guidebook.
4. Attend the Notary Public Course.
5. Take and pass the North Carolina Notary Public exam.
6. Complete the North Carolina Notary Public application. Once you've filled out the application, you must get it notarized.
7. Submit your application, your resume, the $50 application fee and a business card (optional) to the Secretary of State. You must submit the application within three months of taking the course.
8. Receive your Notary Oath Notification Letter from the Secretary of State by email.
9. Take your oath of office and pick up your commission at your county's Register of Deeds within 45 days of receiving the Notary Oath Notification Letter. Pay the $10 fee.
10. Buy your North Carolina notary public seal/stamp.
Congratulations! You are now a North Carolina notary public!