The Notary Public serves as
an impartial witness to the signing of documents, attests to the signature
on the document, and may also administer oaths and affirmations. The State
Treasurer appoints a notary public for a five-year period and may renew
the appointment for five-year increments. Candidates, who must be New
Jersey residents and are at least 18 years of age, are sworn into office
by the clerk of the county in which the candidate resides. Complete information
regarding New Jersey Notary Publics is provided in the notary manual.
completing the application, which requires an endorsement from your
State legislator, submit the document with payment to the Division
of Revenue, Notary Public Unit , PO Box 452, Trenton, NJ 08646.
service is also available for an additional $15.00 fee. This
service, which will ensure a processing time of 8 ½ business
hours, may be requested either in person or by any overnight
courier service other than the United States Postal Service.
The address for expedited service requests is 33 West State
Street, 5th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08608-1214, Attention - Notary
you need to confirm the status of a notary public, you may submit
you request online or to the address listed above.
Please Note: Notary Commissions are self mailers and are sent by regular mail, which can take approximately 5 to 10 days to be received. These mailers are not processed on the premises, therefore they are not available for pick up.