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Become a Virginia Notary Public
The office responsible for the appointment and commissioning of notaries public in Virginia is the Secretary of Commonwealth. The Virginia Notary Handbook is a useful guide for first time applicants in understanding all the duties and responsibilities of a notary public.
It is important to note that there are two types of notary public commissions: traditional and electronic. The latter has the power to notarize electronic documents. To become an electronic notary public, you must first be appointed as traditional notary public.
Requirements to become a notary public in Virginia:
- Be 18 years of age or older
- A resident or an employee in the State of virginia
- Able to speak, read, and write English
- Never been convicted of a felony
Steps to become a Virginia Notary Public:
2. Prepare a $45.00 fee via check or money order made payable to "Treasurer of Virginia".
3. Submit your completed application and fee to:
Secretary of the Commonwealth
P.O. Box 1795
Richmond, VA 232181795
4. Once your application is approved by the Secretary of the Commonwealth, you will receive your commission certificate.
If you are interested to become a Virginia electronic notary public, follow this Electronic Notary Application instructions.
Term of Office
Your commission as a notary public in Virginia is good for four (4) years.
Virginia Notary Fees
As a notary public in Virginia, these are your fees for notarial services and other notarial acts:
Oaths & Affirmations
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For more information on how to become a Virginia Notary, visit the Virginia Notary Public website at http://www.commonwealth.virginia.gov/Notary/notary.cfm. You can also contact them at (804) 692-2536, or visit their office at 1111 East Broad Street, 4th Floor, Richmond, Virginia 23219.