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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;
• Lawfully reside in this state 30 days immediately preceding the filing for notarial commission and maintain permanent residency thereafter.
• Be a U.S citizen or have permanent resident status under Section 245 of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
• Be able to read, write, and understand English.
• Submit an application to the Lieutenant Governor’s office containing no significant misstatement or omission of facts.
• Pass an online exam.

How to Apply
See detailed information including applicable fees, on the website of the Utah Lt. Governor: https://notary.utah.gov/qualifications-and-process/

Term of Office
4 Year Term

Notary Education and/or Exam Requirement
Exam Required (Online exam)
→See the website of the Utah Lt. Governor for information about the exam and for a printable study guide: https://notary.utah.gov/qualifications-and-process/

Notary Bond Requirement
$5,000 Notary Bond Required

Notary Recordbook (Journal) Requirement
Not Required
→ If a notary maintains a journal, he or she should follow recommendations for content of journal entries, provided in statutes.

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
• a jurat;
• an acknowledgment;
• a signature witnessing;
• a copy certification; and
• an oath or affirmation.

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

State of Utah Online Notary Search

Phone Number
(801) 538-1041

Mailing Address
Notary Office
Utah State Capitol
PO Box 142325
350 N State St. Suite 220
Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Apostille Certification Information

Phone Number
(801) 538-1041

Further Information

This information was compiled by the American Society of Notaries • Copyright 2017
Last Updated MAY 2017

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