Notary Public - General Class Information

To be a NC Notary, individuals MUST have a GED or High School Diploma!

Notary - Anyone who is needing or wanting to serve as a Notary Public in North Carolina. This course is approved by the Secretary of the State of North Carolina to train, qualify, and commission NC notaries. Students will learn the legal, ethical, and procedural requirements for notaries based on North Carolina law.

Electronic Notary (e-Notary) - Anyone who wants to successfully pass the Electronic Notary exam. This class is a second-level course and you must already be a NC Notary Public to take this course. Electronic Notary is the process of applying an electronic signature and seal to an electronic document in a completely electronic and paperless transaction. This process allows a notary to affix an electronic signature and notary seal that is legally binding. Participants will learn the electronic requirements to perform notary duties legally and ethically.

*** If you have questions about eligibility for being commissioned as a notary in the state of North Carolina, please call the Secretary of State (SOS) Notary Public Section at (919) 807-2219
BEFORE you register or visit The SOS's Notary web page. ***

All Notary Public classes begin promptly!
It is recommended that you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to class start time for class check-in purposes.

In-person classes are held at the
Johnston County Workforce Development Center
135 Best Wood Drive
Clayton, NC 27520

How to become a NC Notary Public