Georgia Notary Public Commission Requirements and Information
Superior Court Clerk in the county of the applicant’s residence or place or employment (if applicable).
Notary Commission Qualifications
• be at least 18 years old;
• be a U.S. citizen or legal resident of the U.S.;
• be a resident of the state of Georgia and county in which he/she is applying;
• have and provide a working telephone number; and
• be able to read and write English.
→Non-residents may apply if regularly employed in the state of Georgia.
How to Apply
See detailed information including applicable fees, on the website of the Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority: http://www.gsccca.org/projects/npapp.asp
Term of Office
4 Year Term
Notary Education and/or Exam Requirement
Notary Bond Requirement
Notary Recordbook (Journal) Requirement
Notary Seal Requirement
Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required
• take acknowledgments;
• administer oaths and affirmations;
• certify copies;
• witness or attest signatures; and
• witness affidavits and take verifications on oath or affirmation (jurats).
Change of Name, Address or Eligibility Status
See detailed information on the website of the Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority: http://www.gsccca.org/filesandforms/notaryforms.asp
Contact Information for the State of Georgia
State Notary Website
Georgia Notary Online Search
1875 Century Boulevard
Atlanta GA 30345
Apostille Certification Information
This information was complied by the American Society of Notaries • Copyright 2013
Last Updated MARCH 2013