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In Georgia, notaries public are commissioned for a four-year term by the Clerk of Superior Court in their county of residence. Georgia also allows residents of neighboring states to apply to become notaries public. These out-of-state residents must own a business in Georgia or be regularly employed in Georgia and must apply with the Clerk of Superior Court in the county where they own a business or are employed.
NOTE: Only out-of-state residents may apply in their county of employment; Georgia residents may only apply in their county of residence. Georgia notaries public may perform notarial acts anywhere within the State of Georgia.
Fee: The fee for the new notary appointment or for reappointment is $51.00.
Qualifications to become a notary in Georgia:
For application and more information, please visit: www.gsccca.org.
|Issuance of New Certificate (Signed into law 4/26/16)||$51.00 eff. 1/1/20|
|Renewal (Signed into law 4/26/16)||$51.00 eff. 1/1/20|
|Issuance of new and renewal of Certificate for State Employees
(Attorney Gen Opinion on OCGA 15-21-A-6)
|$51.00 eff. 1/1/20|
|Certificate of Authority (Notary Flag)||$ 2.00|