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Detailed Information for: Oregon Notary Public Commission
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Updated: 6/15/2015
Description: This application is for those who wish to become a Notary Public in Oregon.

There is no renewal process; each notary must reapply every 4 years.

Similar Keywords: notaries, documents signing
Statutes, Rules, Ordinances: http://www.oregonlegislature.gov/bills_laws/lawsstatutes/2013ors194.html
Duration: 4 Years
Fees - application, exam, etc.:  $40.00: Notary Public Application for a Commission
Responsible Agency: SOS - Corporation Division
Fee Exemptions: Not Applicable
Examination Information: An open book exam is part of the application.
Continuing Ed Requirements: As of July 1, 2006 all first-time applicants for an Oregon Notary Public commission and any former notaries without a current commission at the time of application, are required to take 3-hour course on Oregon notary laws, rules, and procedures either online or through an 'in person' seminar.
Click here for more information about seminars and our online tutorial
Bonding Requirements: Not Applicable
Insurance Requirements: Not Applicable
Prerequisites: Complete the Notary Commission Application form. If you have either been convicted of a felony or had a previous notary public commission revoked during the 10 year period preceding the application date, you cannot become a Notary Public.
Application Form: Notary Public Application for a Commission
Renewals: Commission Application/Re-application 
Service Links:  Apply/Renew Online
 Notary Education Seminars
 Notary Public Forms
 Notary Public Services
 Online Notary Public Education
 Information Change
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Required Documentation: Not Applicable
Additional Information: Average time to process: 1 business day

  Agency Information
Please refer to the Agency Website for further details and additional information.
Agency Name: SOS - Corporation Division
E-mail Address: corporation.division@state.or.us
Phone: 503-986-2200
Mail Address: Secretary of State Corporation Division
255 Capitol St. NE, Suite 151
Salem, OR 97310 - 1327
Website Information: http://www.filinginoregon.com

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