Notary Public Certification
How Do I Become A Notary Public?
To become a certified Notary Public in North Carolina, you must take the Notary Public Education class, offered at a variety of times each semester at locations throughout Raleigh and Wake County.
Visit the N.C. Department of the Secretary of State's website to learn more about becoming a notary public.
- Required textbook for Notary Public Education class: "North Carolina Notary Public Manual, 2016 edition" ISBN: 9781560118510
We also offer an Electronic Notarization class, designed to instruct existing N.C. Notaries Public in the legislative procedure required to perform electronic notarial acts.
Course Details & Registration Information
Electronic NotarySEF-3001EG22 available classes
This process allows a notary to affix an electronic signature and notary seal that are legally binding. Participants will learn the electronic requirements to perform notary duties legally and ethically.
Notary Public Education (Book Included)SEF-3001O22 available classes
This course is approved by the Secretary of the State of North Carolina to train, test, qualify, and commission NC notaries. Students will learn the legal, ethical, and procedural requirements for notaries based on North Carolina law. This class includes the required Notary...
Notary Public Education (Book Not Included)SEF-7565118 available classes
Become a notary public in NC. Discuss the legal, ethical, and procedural requirements for notaries according to NC laws. The Office of the Secretary of the State of North Carolina trains, tests, qualifies, and commissions NC notaries. When you arrive for class, you must have...