Notary Public

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$70 registration fee

This 7 hour course meets state requirements for certification as a Notary Public.  Required for anyone interested in becoming a Notary Public for the first time, or for those who need to refresh their skills. For additional information on becoming a Notary Public in North Carolina, visit the state website at

Upcoming Classes: All Classes are 8:30am - 4:00pm unless otherwise noted

OCH - Monroe Campus

Tara Moss (704) 290-5212 or

2/16/2016 Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm - Class is Full
3/12/2016 Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
3/22/2016 Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
4/19/2016 Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
5/21/2016 Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
5/31/2016 Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Wadesboro - Lockhart-Taylor Center
Contact: Kathy Moore (704) 272-5491

2/23/2016 Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
3/26/2016 Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
4/16/2016 Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
5/24/2016 Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Notary FAQs (pdf)

Where can I buy the current Notary Public Guidebook for North Carolina?

*** The Guidebook used has changed.*** All classes held after 3/1/16 MUST purchase the updated Notary Public Guidelines Book.  This will not be available for purchase at our bookstore or through until after 3/1/16.

You will still be able to purchase from the website below, but books will not be available until after 3/1/16. 

ALL Notary Publics will be required to have this book to be a Notary Public. 
• CALL 919-966-4119
• CONTACT a bookstore or local community college

Required for class:
-Notary Public Guidebook for North Carolina is required. Read before class!
-Current drivers license for identification
-North Carolina statutes require that notary publics must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED. 
-A convicted felon is not eligible to obtain a notary license in North Carolina.
-The NC Secretary of State requires all candidates to speak, read, and write in English and present a valid government photo ID to be admitted to the course.