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State Information for Connecticut

Connecticut Notary Public Commission Requirements and Information

Appointing Officer
Secretary of State

Notary Commission Qualifications
Applicants must:
be at least 18 years old; and
reside legally in Connecticut or conduct business on a regular basis in Connecticut.

How to Apply
See detailed information including applicable fees, on the website of the Connecticut Secretary of State: http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3184&q=392266

Term of Office
5 Year Term

Notary Education and/or Exam Requirement
Exam Required (Exam is included with application and is open-book)

Notary Bond Requirement
Not Required

Notary Recordbook (Journal) Requirement
Not Required

Notary Seal Requirement
Not Required (OPTIONAL, but recommended)

Authorized Duties
take acknowledgments and proofs;
administer oaths and affirmations;
execute jurats;
take depositions and issue subpoenas in civil actions or probate proceedings; and
note protests.

Change of Name, Address or Eligibility Status
See detailed information on the website of the Connecticut Secretary of State: http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3184&q=392268


Contact Information for the State of Connecticut

State Notary Website
http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3184&q=392272#notary

State of Connecticut Online Notary Handbook
http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/lib/sots/LegislativeServices/forms/notarymanual.pdf

Phone Number
(860) 509-6232

Mailing Address
Connecticut Secretary of the State's Office
Attention: LEAD/Notary Public Area
PO Box 150470
Hartford CT 06115-0470


Apostille Certification Information

Fees
$40.00 per certificate for standard documents
$15.00 per certificate involving an adoption

Phone Number
(860) 509-6100

Further Information
http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3177&q=392130

This information was complied by the American Society of Notaries Copyright 2013
Last Updated FEBRUARY 2013

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