Title: Notary Public Commission
Description: A notary public is a public officer appointed by the Governor based on applications filed with the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State (SOS) to serve the public as a person legally empowered to witness and certify the validity of documents and to take affidavits and depositions.
Subject: Notary Public
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:15:31 PM
Modification Date: 1/20/2023 4:32:14 PM
Agency Name: Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State (SOS)
Agency URL: https://www.sos.state.mn.us/
Agency Description: The Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State (SOS) responsibilities include certifying the authenticity of a wide variety of official documents, registers a variety of business organizations and is the chief election official of the state.
Agency Phone: 651-296-2803
Agency Fax: Agency URL: https://www.sos.state.mn.us/
First National Bank Building
332 Minnesota Street, Suite N201
Division Name: Notary Email
Division Phone: Division Fax: Division URL:
Renewal URL: https://notary.sos.state.mn.us/account/login
Remote Online Notarization Authorization Form
See Notary Forms
Secretary of State fees for:
New Commission - $120
Reappointment - $120
Renewal - $120
County fees for:
Notary Commission Registration at county level - $20
Period of Issuance:
5 years, or earlier. Commission expires on Jan. 31st of the
fifth year after issuance.
Length of Determination: There is no processing time associated with this license.
Activity: Notary Public
License Detail URL:
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Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State