Minnesota notary information
Contact Information

Minnesota Secretary of State,
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
St. Paul, MN 55103


To obtain a New Commission, the applicant must:
  • Not have held a previous commission that has expired
  • Complete and mail the Notary Application
  • Include a $120 non-refundable fee
  • Pay by check or money order made payable to the OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be either a Minnesota resident or a resident of a county in Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin and list the Minnesota County he or she will be filing in upon receiving their commission.

If you have a commission which is expired, you must complete a Notary Application, check Re-appointment on the application, and submit by mail.