Rhode Island Notary information
Contact Information

Rhode Island Department of State
148 W River Street
Providence, RI 02904


Appointment and Commissioning

Be at least eighteen (18) years of age;
Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States;
Be a resident of or have a place of employment or practice in this state;
Be able to read and write English;
Not be disqualified to receive a commission under §42-30.1-16; and
Demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the powers and duties pursuant to the requirements of this chapter.
Other Qualifications:

Be an attorney in good standing applying as a member of the RI Bar Association; or
Be a certified public accountant in good standing applying as a certified Rhode Island licensee