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The Secretary of State's office has moved locations! We are now conveniently located at 180 Civic Center Dr. We look forward to serving you.

General Information about the Ohio Notary Commission

The Ohio Secretary of State’s office commissions and maintains records of all notaries public in Ohio. The Notary Modernization Act took effect on September 20, 2019. Under this law, all applications for notary commissions, renewals, online authorizations and updates to contact information must submit an application electronically to the secretary of state.  This law eliminated the need to record the notary commission with the county or any other office, the commission’s status is maintained on our public database.

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To contact our office please call 614.644.4559 or click here to send us an email.