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Notaries Public in Connecticut

Welcome to the Notary Near Me ™ page for Connecticut. Click on the links above to find a notary in Connecticut by city. Once you locate a Connecticut Notary Public, view details of their professional notary experience on their profile page, such as whether they are a loan signing agent, or can receive e-docs.

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Become a Notary Public in Connecticut

The information and links below provide a general overview of how to become a Notary Public in Connecticut

Qualifications

In order to become a Notary Public in Connecticut, you must be 18 years of age or older and either be a legal resident or have a principal place of business in Connecticut. You must satisfactorily complete a written examination that is contained within the application form and administered by the Secretary of the State's Office. Upon completion, applicants will receive a certificate of appointment for a term of 5 years. Three months prior to the expiration date of a notary public appointment an applicant may submit a renewal application.

A complete overview of qualifications and requirements for being appointed as a CT Notary Public can be viewed on the Secretary of State website: http://www.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?q=392266

Notary Public CT Mobile Notary Fees

Mobile notaries in Connecticut may charge an additional thirty-five cents ($.35) for each mile traveled.

Notary Public CT Maximum Notary Fees

Connecticut notaries public may charge a maximum fee of $5 per notary signature/seal. Refer to the Notary Manual to see the maximum fees (Section 8.0 Notary Fees).

Connecticut Notary Public Acknowledgment Information

An acknowledgment is the notary act of a signer declaring to a Notary Public that they have willingly signed a document. The act of presenting a signed document before a Notary Public and asking the Notary Public to notarize the signature constitutes acknowledging signing the document. The signer may sign the document before being in the presence of the Notary Public, however, the signer must appear before the Notary Public to sign the notary journal and receive the affixation of the notary seal on the notary certificate.

Connecticut Notary Public Jurat Information

A Jurat is the notary act of a signer swearing under oath before a Notary Public that the statement in the notarized document is true. Jurat certificate wording must accompany all Jurat notary acts in one of the following: within the document itself, after the signature area(s), or on an attached certificate form.