State Information for Utah

Utah Notary Public Commission Requirements and Information

Appointing Officer
Lieutenant Governor

Notary Commission Qualifications
Applicants must:
be at least 18 years old;
be a resident of the state of Utah for at least 30 days from the date applying or have permanent resident status under Section 245 of the immigration and Nationality Act; and
be able to read, write and speak the English language.

How to Apply
See detailed information including applicable fees, on the website of the Utah Lt. Governor: http://notary.utah.gov/

Term of Office
4 Year Term

Notary Education and/or Exam Requirement
Exam Required (Open-book, online exam)
→See the website of the Utah Lt. Governor for information about the exam and for a printable study guide: http://notary.utah.gov/resources/

Notary Bond Requirement
$5,000 Notary Bond Required

Notary Recordbook (Journal) Requirement
Not Required
→If a notary maintains a journal, certain statutory requirements apply.

Notary Seal Requirement
Ink Stamp Required
→Purple ink specified. Embossing seal may only be used in conjunction with ink stamp; embossed seal impression must NOT be inked.

Authorized Duties
take acknowledgments and proofs;
administer oaths and affirmations;
execute jurats;
certify copies.

Change of Name, Address or Eligibility Status
See detailed information on the website of the Utah Lt. Governor: http://notary.utah.gov/resources/


Contact Information for the State of Utah

State Notary Website
http://notary.utah.gov/

State of Utah Online Notary Search
https://secure.utah.gov/notary/search.html

Phone Number
(801) 538-1041

Mailing Address
Office of the Lt. Governor
Utah State Capitol
Notary Office, Suite 220
Salt Lake City, UT 84114


Apostille Certification Information

Phone Number
(801) 538-1041

Further Information
http://www.authentications.utah.gov/

This information was complied by the American Society of Notaries Copyright 2016
Last Updated NOVEMBER 2016

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