Notary Registration

To become a Notary Public in Minnesota, you must apply to the Minnesota Secretary of State.

Contact them by phone at 651-296-2803 or toll free at 877-551-6767 and press option 3 for notary assistance.

Notary Registration

If you are a licensed notary public, you must register your signature in your county of residence.

If you are a resident of Stevens County:  to complete Registration, bring the following documents to the Recorder’s Office:

  • The commission certificate you received from the Minnesota Secretary of State
    • NOTE: DO NOT SIGN the certificate; you must do that in front of the Recorder.
  • Valid ID
  • The $20.00 filing fee (payable to the Stevens County Recorder)