Arizona notary information
Contact Information

Office of the Secretary of State
Business Services Division
1700 W Washington St Fl 7
Phoenix AZ 85007-2808


Appointment and Commissioning

The Secretary of State records and maintains notary public commissions in Arizona. A notary public witnesses signatures and verifies identities of signers and must be impartial.

Becoming an Arizona Notary
An applicant for a commission as a notary public must meet the following requirements per A.R.S. § 41-269.B.

Be an Arizona resident.
Be at least 18 years of age.
Be able to read and write English.
Be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States.
Not have a conviction for a felony unless civil rights have been restored, or a conviction of a lesser offense involving moral turpitude or of a nature that is incompatible with the duties of a notary public.