How to Become a Notary Public in Virginia

Virginia Notary requirements:

  • Minimum Age: 18 years old

  • Residency: Resident or place of employment or practice in this state

  • Commission Term – 4 year

  • Application Fee: $45

  • Must be able to read and write English. Must not have been convicted of a felony under the laws od the United States, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or the laws of any other state, qualify to be appointed and commissioned as a notary public unless such person has had their civil rights restored or received a pardon for the crimes-depending on where the felony occurred.

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Step by Step instructions on how to become a Virginia Notary

1. Purchase your Notary stamp and supplies on our website
2. Complete and Submit application to the state.
3. 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 Virginia Notary Stamp and Notary Journal from our store.