Become a notary in Ohio



In the State of Ohio, new notary commissions are handled through the individual counties. Each county has adopted a slightly different process. Please contact the county in which you reside for more information about their process to become a notary. The Secretary of State Notary Commission maintains records of all registered notaries in Ohio. On their site, you can find information on the duties and requirements of notaries in Ohio, as well as guidelines for newly commissioned notaries public.

For more information, please contact:

Notary Commission Clerk
Ohio Secretary of State
P.O. Box 1658
Columbus, OH 43216-1658
Phone: (614) 644-4559
Fax:(614) 644-8820


Ohio jury finds inmate not guilty of forgery

Jury finds LoCI inmate not guiltyLONDON, OHIO – Wednesday morning, Madison County jurors found an inmate at the London Correctional Institution was not guilty of forgery. The trial lasted a full-day on Tuesday at which Ramon A. Boyce was initially accused of forging a notary’s signature on documents between April 30 and Sept. 30, 2013. LoCI investigator Matt Crisler and Ohio State Highway Patrol […]
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