Frequently Asked Questions
How do I find information about becoming a notary?
Who may apply for appointment as a notary public?
How do I apply to be a notary?
I was appointed a Notary and I live in Calvert County. Where do I go to take the Oath of of Office. What hours?
How long is a notary public commission valid?
How can a notary public commission be renewed? I am a notary and I did not receive a renewal application. What do I do?
Who furnishes the seal of office?
Can a notary certify a birth certificate or other public document?
I am a notary and I changed my name or address. What do I need to do?
May a married woman who is a notary public use her maiden name on her seal?
How do I obtain information or advice regarding the certificate and the use of my notary seal?
Where can I find a notary?
I need to submit documents to another country and I have to have the signature of the notary who signed the document certified. Where do I go? I need to get an apostille. Where do I go?