Notary Public

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$70 registration fee and $31.96 for book at SPCC Bookstore

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

9/22/15 Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
10/10/15 Saturday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
10/20/15 Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
11/17/15 Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Wadesboro - Lockhart-Taylor Center
Contact: Kathy Moore (704) 272-5300, Extension: 6505

9/29/15 Tuesday 8:30am - 4:00pm
10/21/15 Wednesday 8:30am - 4:00pm
12/7/15 Monday 8:30am - 4:00pm

Notary FAQs (pdf)

Where can I buy the current Notary Public Guidebook for North Carolina?
• CALL 919-966-4119
• CONTACT a bookstore or local community college

Required for class:
-Notary Public Guidebook for North Carolina is required. (current edition available at the SPCC bookstore) - 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.