Massachusetts notary information
Contact Information

Notary Public Office
State House
24 Beacon St RM 184
Boston Ma 02133-1058


Appointment and Commissioning

If you wish to become a notary public, you must be at least 18 years old and live or work in the Commonwealth. You must also complete the application, which requires you to obtain 4 signatures of known and respected members of your community. A person commissioned as a notary public may perform notarial acts in any part of the commonwealth for a term of 7 years unless the commission is earlier revoked or the notary public resigns.