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We are committed to providing exceptional educational resources and guidance for individuals seeking to become Notary Publics in Connecticut. Our mission is to empower aspiring notaries with the knowledge, tools, and support necessary to excel in their notary public journey.
That's why we have developed the Connecticut Notary Public Checklist—a comprehensive and user-friendly guide tailored specifically to the requirements and processes in Connecticut.
Our checklist serves as a roadmap, guiding students through each step of the notary public certification process. From eligibility requirements and education to application procedures, bonds, supplies, and ongoing responsibilities, we cover it all. We provide clear instructions, helpful tips, and important reminders to ensure that students have a thorough understanding of the process and can navigate it with confidence.
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Connecticut Notary Process | CT Notary Requirements | General Notary Public Information

More Details About the Connecticut Notary Process

How much does it cost? The filing fee for a Connecticut Notary application is $120.

How long does it take? The processing time for a Connecticut Notary application can vary.

How long does a Connecticut Notary commission last? A Connecticut Notary commission lasts for a term of years.

Requirements to be a Notary in Connecticut

Who can become a Notary? To become a Notary in Connecticut, applicants must meet various eligibility requirements, including being at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen or legal resident, able to read and write in English, and not having had a Notary commission revoked in the past 10 years. Visit our Article to learn more on how to become a notary in Connecticut.

What kind of training will I need? While Connecticut does not require training, applicants can review the Notary Public Manual and seek training from reputable providers.

Do I need to take an exam? Yes, passing a state-required exam is a part of the application process.

What kind of supplies will I need? Notary supplies may include a seal and a journal, though they are optional.

Do I need a surety bond or insurance? Connecticut Notaries are not required to have a surety bond, but obtaining errors and omissions (E&O) insurance is recommended.

General Notary Public Information

Which state government office handles Notaries? The Secretary of State, Business Services Division, located in Hartford, CT, issues Notary Public commissions.

Although Connecticut does not require training, where can I get it? Several reputable companies offer Notary training. The Secretary of State’s office does not endorse any specific training provider.

Can anyone help me become a Notary? Yes, various companies offer Notary training, supplies, insurance, and assistance with the application process.

Where will I be able to notarize? Connecticut Notaries can perform notarial acts anywhere within the state.

Who can I notarize for? Connecticut Notaries can notarize for the public, excluding themselves. While there’s no specific prohibition against notarizing for family members, it’s advised against due to potential conflicts of interest.

What fees can Connecticut Notaries charge per notarization? Connecticut Notaries can charge up to $5 per notarial act, with an additional mileage fee of $0.35 per mile allowed.

What should I do if I move or change my name? Report changes to your address or name to the Secretary of State within 30 days.

How much legal risk will I face? Legal risk varies, but following the law diligently and keeping thorough records can help mitigate risks.

What is the process to renew my commission as a Connecticut Notary? You will receive a renewal application 90 days before your commission expires, with a renewal fee of $60.

What do I need to know about remote online notarization in Connecticut? Effective 10/1/23, Connecticut Notaries can perform remote notarization on certain paper documents, subject to specific requirements and exceptions for certain document types. There’s currently no requirement for registration with the state or keeping video recordings.

Note: For the most accurate and up-to-date information, it is recommended to check the official Connecticut Secretary of State’s website or contact the Secretary of State’s office directly.

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