The office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth is responsible for the commissioning of Notaries Public in Virginia. Secretary of Commonwealth Website
Requirements To Become A Traditional Virginia Notary Public - New/Renewing Application Process
Virginia is a Self-Certyifying State.
Earn Your Certificate of Completion/Self-Certification by taking our VIRGINIA-ONLINE-NOTARY-TRAINING "Notary Law & Procedures". Click HERE for more info!
New / Renewing Notary Application for Traditional Virginia Notaries
Notary Division's Website for Appointment Applications:
Online Notary Application Wizard (preferred method of applying)
Download Current VA Notary Application (paper application)
**Both Online or paper applications must be notarized.**
Terms of Office - Important Guidelines For Virginia Notaries
Notary Fees ($5.00 per paper-based notarial act)
Download Current Virginia Notary Handbook
Other Important Notary Forms
Virginia Notary Public Request Form for Your Registration Number/Expiration Date
Virginia Notary Public Change of Contact Information Form
Notary Classes & Supplies
Virginia Notaries are responsible for purchasing their own notarial tools including required seals and optional tools such as non-required record books/journals, Notary Errors & Omissions Insurance and Virginia state-specific notary training.
Quick Start Notary Combo - Virginia (includes)
Classroom Instruction for Notary Law & Procedures is available
Mid-Atlantic Mobile Notary Services, Inc. Est. 2003-2014
Bryce Hall, Notary Instructor, is not an attorney
and does not give legal advice.