Become a Notary

Complete the following steps to become a Utah Notary Public and get your Certificate of Authority in just under 2 weeks!

– Meet the qualifications and study for the test
– Take, pass and pay for the test online
– Submit your Application, Bond and Oath of Office

Start today and have it by Tuesday June 05th.

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The State of Utah does not have a provision for notaries public to renew, however, you may use your current notary username and password to update your information and take the test.

If your legal name has changed since your last commission please create a new account and proceed.

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News and Information

Notary Seminar Registration

April 17th, 2018 - Dear Utah Notary, We apologize, but registration and the wait-list for this event is full. We will continue to hold monthly notary seminars. Please check our website regularly to sign up for the next seminar. Sincerely, Utah Notary Department

Keeping up with Notary Law

February 8th, 2018 - Notary Newsletter February 2018 In Utah, Notaries Public are commissioned for a four year period. Utah law also requires a person to take and pass a test in order to qualify to become a notary public; however, there are… Continue Reading

When can I refuse a notarization?

December 8th, 2017 - Many notaries feel they can refuse service based solely on the content of the document; but that is not true. Our recommendation is to not refuse service unless the signer: is unable to produce proper ID is not signing… Continue Reading

“I need a notarization”… A conversation between notary and signer

November 3rd, 2017 - Most of the public at large may not know the intricacies of having a document notarized, and when the document doesn’t already include notarial language, they may not know what they need. However, the notarial language is not something… Continue Reading

5 Steps to Completing a Correct Notarization of a Signature

June 14th, 2017 - Follow these 5 Steps to Completing a Correct Notarization of a Signature

Effective May 9, 2017 Important New Notary Laws

May 9th, 2017 - Dear Utah Notary, The 2017 General Legislative Session brought many needed changes and updates to the current notary code. Included in these numerous changes are new laws, as well as clarification to the existing language of Utah Code Annotated… Continue Reading

Important Notice Regarding Discontinuation of Risk Management Bond

April 3rd, 2017 - RE: DISCONTINUATION OF RISK MANAGEMENT BONDS FOR NOTARY PUBLIC Beginning May 9, 2017, The Division of Risk Management will no longer issue bonds for State employees applying to be notaries public. Current Risk Management bonds issued to notaries will… Continue Reading

Important Notice Regarding All Notaries Public

December 5th, 2016 - RE: Notification to all current and expired Notaries Public Beginning December 10th 2016, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor will no longer be mailing paper copies of the Certificate of Authority issued to Notaries Public. In an effort to… Continue Reading

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Utah Notary Public

November 17th, 2016 - Check out our new section Do’s and Don’ts.

Third Party Notary Organizations

October 27th, 2016 - Dear Utah Notary, Over the years there has been a lot of confusion regarding 3rd party notary organizations such as the National Notary Association, 123Notary and other companies that offer assistance to notaries with training materials, notary bonds, stamps… Continue Reading