Florida notary information
Contact Information

Department of State
Division of Corporations
Notary Section
P.O. Box 6327
Tallahassee, FL 32314-6327


Appointment and Commissioning

In order to become a Florida Notary, you must meet the following qualifications:

Be at least 18-years old
Be a legal Florida Resident
Be able to read, write, and understand English
Have not been convicted of a felony, including those not on your public record
People with felonies may apply to become a Florida Notary under the following conditions:

You write a statement of your charges with the crime, circumstances, and date. You must provide certified copies of the journal entries of the sentencing order and judgment from the court that convicted you.
You must submit a Restoration of Civil Rights Certificate (RCR)