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State Information for New Jersey

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New Jersey Notary Requirements and Information

New Jersey Notary Commission Qualifications
Notary applicants must:
• be at least 18 years old;
• be a resident of New Jersey or a resident of an adjoining state who is regularly employed in the state of New Jersey; and
• not have been convicted of a crime involving dishonesty, or a crime of the first or second degree.

How to Apply to Become a New Jersey Notary
See detailed information including applicable fees, on the website of the New Jersey Department of Treasury: http://www.nj.gov/treasury/revenue/dcr/programs/notary.shtml

Term of Office
5 Year Term

Appointing Officer
State Treasurer

Notary Education and/or Exam Requirement
Not Required

New Jersey Notary Seal Requirement
Not Required (OPTIONAL, but recommended)

Notary Bond Requirement
Not Required

Notary Recordbook (Journal) Requirement
Not Required

Authorized Duties
• take acknowledgments, and proofs (limited circumstances);
• administer oaths and affirmations;
• execute jurats;
• execute protests; and
• assist in the opening of a safe deposit box.

Change of Name, Address or Eligibility Status
See detailed information on the website of the New Jersey Department of Treasury: http://www.nj.gov/treasury/revenue/dcr/geninfo/notarymanual.shtml#WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A NOTARY CHANGES HIS/HER NAME OR


Contact Information for the State of New Jersey

State Notary Website
http://www.nj.gov/treasury/revenue/dcr/programs/notary.shtml

State of New Jersey Online Notary Search
http://www.nj.gov/treasury/revenue/notary.shtml

State of New Jersey Online Notary Manual
http://www.nj.gov/treasury/revenue/dcr/geninfo/notarymanual.shtml

Phone Number
(609) 292-0642

Mailing Address
Division of Revenue
Notary Public Unit
PO Box 452
Trenton, NJ 08646-0452


Apostille Certification Information

Fees
$25.00 per standard document, regular processing
$5.00 per adoption document, regular processing

Phone Number
(609) 292-9292

Further Information
https://www.nj.gov/treasury/revenue/apostilles.shtml



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