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State Information for Connecticut

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Connecticut Notary Requirements and Information

Temporary Notary Procedures, COVID-19 Pandemic: State Governors have issued Executive Orders to establish Notary procedures for using audio-video communications to perform notarial acts for remotely located principal signers. CLICK HERE to see if your state is under such an order.

Connecticut Notary Commission Qualifications
Notary applicants must:
• be at least 18 years old;
• be a resident of Connecticut or have a place of employment in the state;
• Non-residents must provide their address of employment, which must be kept current with the state;
• provide a valid email address, as all correspondence is sent via email.

How to Apply to Become a Connecticut Notary
See detailed information on the website of the Connecticut Secretary of State: https://portal.ct.gov/SOTS/Business-Services/Notary/Notary-Public-Licensing#Application%20Process

Appointing Officer
Secretary of State

Term of Office
5 Year Term

Notary Education and/or Exam Requirement
Exam required, new and renewing Notaries; exam is contained in the application form.

Notary Bond Requirement
Not required.

Notary Recordbook (Journal) Requirement
Not required.

Notary Seal Requirement
Not required.

Authorized Duties
• Oath/affirmations;
• execute jurats;
• acknowledgments and proofs;
• take depositions and issue subpoenas (specified purposes);
• perform copy certifications.

Change of Name, Address or Eligibility Status
See detailed information on the website of the Connecticut Secretary of State: https://portal.ct.gov/SOTS/Business-Services/Notary/Notary-Public-Licensing#Name%20Change


Contact Information for the State of Connecticut

Connecticut State Notary Website
https://portal.ct.gov/SOTS/Business-Services/Notary/Notary-Public-Licensing

State of Connecticut Notary Manual
https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/SOTS/Business-Services/Notary/eLicense-Forms/Notary-Manual-June-2020.pdf

Connecticut State License Lookup
https://www.elicense.ct.gov/Lookup/LicenseLookup.aspx

Phone Number
(860) 509-6002

Mailing Address
Office of the Secretary of State
P.O. Box 150470
Hartford, CT 06115


Apostille Certification Information

Phone Number
(860) 509-6100

Further Information
https://portal.ct.gov/SOTS/Legislative-Services/Authentication-of-Documents-and-the-Apostille



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Information on this page is provided with the understanding that the user is solely responsible for his/her knowledge of notarial law, procedures and practices. The information contained on this page is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. All information is subject to change without notice and therefore is provided “as is,” free of warranty of any kind. Last updated August 2020.


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