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How to Become a Utah Notary


As a notary public in the State of Utah, you have UNLIMITED financial liability on EVERY document you notarize. You do not want to take the office of Notary Public lightly. The Utah Online Notary Course is the fastest, easiest and most affordable way for you to learn what to do and how to protect yourself as a notary. Whether you are a new or current notary public, you should spend some time learning the laws. It’s less expensive than an attorney consult!

Interactive Utah Notary Course Features:

Video Instruction

We use the power of the internet to bring an instructor right into your computer. The instructor will teach and reinforce the materials to help you retain and connect with it. We even provide you detailed instructions on how to obtain your commission! The video can be accessed at any time, from any computer, tablet or phone with internet access. Plus, you can re-watch the videos as many times as you like.

Immediate Access – No Delays!

Because we value your time, upon receipt of your payment, you will IMMEDIATELY be granted with access to your notary course. You can start your Utah notary training in just a few minutes!

Instant Access

Social Interaction

Your course includes a social forum to ask questions and receive responses from your instructor and other students in a classroom-style discussion.

Instant Access to Your Proof of Completion Certificate

After completing the course, you will have access to a Proof of Completion Certificate. Display it proudly to show you take your notary commission seriously and that you are well-trained in the laws and procedures of Utah notaries public.

How to Become a Notary Public in Utah

  1. Complete the Online Utah Notary Training Course (not required)
  2. Download test study guide: https://notary.utah.gov/Forms/2010%20STUDY%20GUIDE.pdf
  3. Take the required state exam: https://secure.utah.gov/notary/index.html
  4. Pay the testing and application fees together by credit card. You pay both the $45 application fee and the $30 testing fee together at the end of the test. Once you pay, your test is automatically submitted. Results are immediate.
  5. PRINT or SAVE your answers if you want a record. Remember, once you log out or leave the page displaying the questions or answers, all will be lost except for t he score, which will be saved in the database.
  6. If you passed the test, print your application.
  7. Sign application.
  8. Endorsers sign your application. You must receive endorsements from two permanent Utah residents who are over the age of 18. Each endorser must print their name, residence address, and signature in the spaces provided on your application.
  9. Obtain a Notary Bond from any insurance company$5,000 notary public surety bond
  10. State Employees require a Risk Bond ONLY
  11. Oath of office needs to be signed in the presence of a notary
  12. Mail in the application and original bond and oath
  13. It takes up 1-2 Weeks to process, No rush service available
  14. Check the spelling on your Certificate of Authority of Notary Public. All information on your certificate comes from the data you entered when applying to take the test.
  15. Sign your Certificate of Authority of Notary Public in the presence of a notary
  16. Take a copy of your certificate to any vendor providing notarial seals. When you receive your seal from the vendor, make sure it complies with UCA 46-1-16. Send it back and get a new one if it does not comply.

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Utah Notary Requirements


Commission Term: 4 years
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident for 30 days
Stamp/Seal: Required
Journal: Recommended
Bond: $5,000
Application Fee: $75 ($45 application, $30 exam)
Eligibility: No felony convictions
Other: Be able to read and write English.
Pass Test.
Endorsed by 2 UT residents


Address:
Utah State Capitol Complex
P.O. Box 142325
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2325

Phone: 801-538-1041
Email: [email protected]

Important Utah Notary Links

Utah State Website
Utah Notary Application
Utah Apostilles
Utah Notary Name Change
Utah Notary Address Change
Utah Notary Database
Utah Notary Handbook



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