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  Requirements for Connecticut Notaries
Commission Term: 5 years
Minimum Age:18 Years
Residency:Resident or Principal Business in CT
Seal: Not Required
Journal: Recommended
Bond: Not Required
Application Fee: $120
Eligibility: No major convictions
Other: Be able to read and write English
Pass written exam

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Notary.net now offers online notary public seminars for current notaries and those looking to become notaries in the State of Connecticut. Our intuitive online notary class will teach you everything you need to become a professional notary. The online Connecticut notary class is taught by Bruce Johnson. He has been teaching Notary Law for over ten years. View Free Sample

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   Online Connecticut Notary Course
Become a Connecticut Notary Public

As a notary public in the State of Connecticut, you have UNLIMITED financial liability on EVERY document you notarize. If you are a notary for your employer, your employer could also be held liable for your mistakes. All too often people take the office of Notary Public lightly, which is a huge mistake. Even though your state does not require education, it could keep you out of trouble. The Connecticut Online Notary Course is the fastest and easiest way for you to learn what to do and what not to do and how to protect yourself as a notary. Whether you are a new or current notary public in Connecticut, you should spend some time learning the laws. The cost of this course is much less expensive than just 1 hour consulting an attorney.

The Connecticut Online Notary Course includes:
  • 2+ Hours of Streaming Video
  • 3 Months of Unlimited Access
  • CT Exam Questions and Answers (PDF)
  • Asset Protection Information
  • Connecticut Training Manual (PDF)
  • Connecticut State Handbook (PDF)

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   Connecticut Notary Supplies
Notay Public SuppliesIn addition to notary training, we also offer CT Notary Supplies. Whether you need a new journal or stamp, or a new notary package, we have what you are looking for.

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   Student Comments
Dear Mr. Johnson,

I am just writing to say what a great course you have given on the CT Notary Public. I have watched it several times and will do so until my subscription expires. A very knowledgeable course. Although I have received my commission from the State of CT, I will continue to review this course to be more comfortable with all aspects in the mean time. Thank you very much for the wonderful class! Enjoyed it Tremendously!!

Karl H. New Haven, CT.
   How to Become a Connecticut Notary Public
  1. Complete the Online Connecticut Notary Training Course
  2. The following is provided as a quick and convenient source of general information about the appointment of Notaries Public in the State of Connecticut.   For more detailed information, please consult the Notary Public Manual on the web site.
  3. Connecticut General Statutes (CGS) provides that any person eighteen years of age or older, who either resides in, or has a principal place of business in Connecticut may apply for appointment as a Notary Public.
  4. All applicants must submit a completed application form, pay the application fee of $120.00, and pass a written examination administered by the Secretary of the State's Office.  The examination is contained in the application form and the applicant completes the examination under oath.  Successful applicants will receive a certificate of appointment.
  5. All notaries, whether new or renewal appointments, are required to take an oath of office before they can perform any notarial acts.  The notary's certificate of appointment contains a panel for recording the administration of the oath.   The oath may be administered by any official having the authority to administer oaths but notary's may find it convenient to take the oath of office from the town clerk at the same time they record their certificate, see below.
  6. Connecticut requires that the oath and the notary's certificate be recorded with the town clerk in the town in which the notary resides, if the notary is a Connecticut resident.  Nonresidents who have qualified for appointment because their principal place of business is in Connecticut, must also record their oath of office and certificate.  That recording is made with the town clerk of the town in which their place of business is located.  It is very important for all notaries to remember these requirements, which must be completed within 30 days of receiving the Certificate of Appointment.
  7. All five year terms of appointment expire on the last day of the month in which the notary was originally appointed.  Renewal applications are mailed three months in advance of the expiration date to the address recorded in the Notary Public Database.   If a notary fails to record changes of address, it will be unlikely that they will receive the renewal application.  As a consequence, the notary's term may expire.   For further information see "Changes of Name & Address"
Secretary of the State Notary Public Unit
30 Trinity Street
Hartford CT 06106
(860) 509-6137

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