Colorado notary information
Contact Information

Colorado Secretary of State
Business and Licensing Division
1700 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80290


Appointment and Commissioning

In Colorado, you can become a notary public if you:

  • Are 18 years of age or older,
  • Are a citizen or permanently legal resident of the United States or otherwise lawfully present in the United States,
  • Are a resident or have a place of employment or practice in Colorado,
  • Can read and write the English language,
  • Are not disqualified to receive a commission under section 24-21-523 (I) including:
    • Have never been convicted of a felony
    • Have not been convicted of a misdemeanor involving dishonesty in the past five years
    • Have never had a notary commission revoked, and
    • Have passed the Colorado notary exam after completing training.