How to Become a Notary Public in Ohio

Ohio Notary requirements:

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old

  • Residency: Resident or attorney admitted to the practice of law in Ohio and has his or her primary practice in Ohio

  • Commission Term – 5 year

  • Application Fee: $30

  • Must not to be disqualified to receive a commission by having been convicted of or pleaded guilty or no contest to a disqualifying offense

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Step by Step instructions on how to become an Ohio Notary

1. Purchase your Notary stamp and supplies on our website
2. Complete the state mandated notary course and exam
3. Submit application and other required documents to the state.
4. Once you receive your notary commission certificate, please forward a copy to us ( so we can ship your supplies.

Purchase Supplies

You can purchase your supplies from our website. Get your Ohio Notary Stamp and Notary Journal from our store.