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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

State of New Jersey Online Notary Search

State of New Jersey Online Notary Manual

Phone Number
(609) 292-0642

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

Apostille Certification Information

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

Phone Number
(609) 292-9292

Further Information

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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 July 2019.

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