Notary Public Info

Become a notary/renew commission: https://commonwealth.virginia.gov/official-documents/notary-commissions

  • Fee is $45.00 payable to Treasurer of Virginia directly through the Secretary of the Commonwealth.
  • Once you receive your letter from the Secretary of the Commonwealth that your commission is available to be picked up at the Circuit Court you requested, call (540) 658-8751 to see if it has been received from the Secretary of the Commonwealth.  
  • You then may come in anytime during regularly business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., to take your oath.  
  • The fee at this time is $10.00.

Notary Application Process


This process is for a first time notary, a notary who is more than 30 days passed their commission expiration date, and/or a notary who has changed their name.