Notary Commissions

Effective November 1, 2018, all notary applicants (new and renewal) must submit a certified criminal background check from a local law enforcement entity (Sheriff, Police, etc.) with their application. The background check cannot be older than 30 days.

*Exemption for attorneys only - Must present a current Georgia Bar card.

In addition, all new and renewing notary applicants must complete the online notary training and complete the online exam available at :Elearn GSCCCA. There is a $10 fee associated with completion of the class and final exam. Applicants must achieve a score of 90% or higher. This certificate shall be presented with your completed application.

*Exemption for attorneys only - Must present a current Georgia Bar card.

To complete your online notary application, visit Georgia Clerk's Authority and select "notaries and apostilles."

Notary Seal

New Notary Commission/ Notary Renewal in person

The fee for a notary commission is $52.00. Fulton County Clerk of Superior and Magistrate Courts accepts cash, checks, credit/debit and money orders (No Personal Out-of-State Checks). Checks must be made payable to Fulton County, Clerk of Superior and Magistrate Courts. Applicants must provide proof of residency with one of the following:

  •  A valid Georgia's Driver's license with current Fulton County address
  •  A valid Fulton County voter's registration card
  •  A valid identification by a Local, State or United States Government                                                                                                            - In addition to -
  • A certified background check issued by a local law enforcement entity (Sheriff, Police, etc. no more than 30 days old)
  • A certificate of completion of the online notary training and exam with a score of 90% or higher

Applicants should bring their completed application to the Fulton County Clerk of Superior Court's office for processing within 14 days of the online entry. We will not accept any hand written applications or applications modified in writing. Applications must have applicant's physical address (We will not accept P.O. Box addresses).

Applications not processed within 14 days will be deleted from the online site and applicant will be required to re-enter all information.

Endorsers must be over 18 years of age, legal resident in Fulton County and must not be related to the applicant. Application must have endorser's physical address (Work addresses will not be accepted).

Notary Commission Renewal by-mail

The fee for a notary renewal by mail is $57.00. Please sign the application in the presence of a notary and mail:

  •  A completed notary application
  •  A copy of your driver's license with current Fulton County residence address
  • A certified background check issued by a local law enforcement entity (Sheriff, Police, etc. no more than 30 days old) 
  • A certificate of completion of the online notary training and exam with a score of 90% or higher

For assistance regarding your notary application, please contact one of our office's service locations.

Downtown Location
136 Pryor Street SW - Suite C103
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404)-613-5313 or (404)-613-5314

North Service Center
7741 Roswell Road
Atlanta, GA 30350
(404)-613-5757 or (404)-612-5756

South Service Center
5600 Stonewall Tell Road
College Park, GA 30349
(404)-612-4117 or (404)-612-4118