How to Become a Utah Notary


How to Become a Notary Public in Utah

  1. Complete the Online Utah Notary Training Course (not required)
  2. Download test study guide: https://notary.utah.gov/Forms/2010%20STUDY%20GUIDE.pdf
  3. Take the required state exam: https://secure.utah.gov/notary/index.html
  4. Pay the testing and application fees together by credit card. You pay both the $45 application fee and the $30 testing fee together at the end of the test. Once you pay, your test is automatically submitted. Results are immediate.
  5. PRINT or SAVE your answers if you want a record. Remember, once you log out or leave the page displaying the questions or answers, all will be lost except for t he score, which will be saved in the database.
  6. If you passed the test, print your application.
  7. Sign application.
  8. Endorsers sign your application. You must receive endorsements from two permanent Utah residents who are over the age of 18. Each endorser must print their name, residence address, and signature in the spaces provided on your application.
  9. Obtain a Notary Bond from any insurance company$5,000 notary public surety bond
  10. State Employees require a Risk Bond ONLY
  11. Oath of office needs to be signed in the presence of a notary
  12. Mail in the application and original bond and oath
  13. It takes up 1-2 Weeks to process, No rush service available
  14. Check the spelling on your Certificate of Authority of Notary Public. All information on your certificate comes from the data you entered when applying to take the test.
  15. Sign your Certificate of Authority of Notary Public in the presence of a notary
  16. Take a copy of your certificate to any vendor providing notarial seals. When you receive your seal from the vendor, make sure it complies with UCA 46-1-16. Send it back and get a new one if it does not comply.

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Utah Notary Requirements


Commission Term: 4 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident for 30 days
Stamp/Seal: Required
Journal: Recommended
Bond: $5,000
Application Fee: $75 ($45 application, $30 exam)
Eligibility: No felony convictions
Other: Be able to read and write English.
Pass Test.
Endorsed by 2 UT residents


Address:
Utah State Capitol Complex
P.O. Box 142325
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2325

Phone: 801-538-1041
Email: notary@utah.gov

Important Utah Notary Links

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



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