Notary Commission

Notary Public Appointment (KRS 423.010)

The Professional License Department handles applications for notary public commissions. The notary public commission is valid for four (4) years.

The following requirements must be met:

    1. Eighteen (18) years of age, of good moral character, and cannot be a convicted felon.
    2. Application for Appointment to the Office of Notary Public Form can be picked up in the Professional License Department or at any of the eight Motor Vehicle Branches.  You may also download the application from the Secretary of State’s Office.
    3. Forward application of $10 to the Secretary of State’s Office. The Secretary of State’s Office will notify you by mail of approval. After securing bonding, bring the following to the Professional License Department:
      • Proof of bonding
      • Picture I.D.
      • $19 Recording Fee

Our office is located at:
Metro Hall
527 W. Jefferson St., Room 100A
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-574-5031

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