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Notary Public Commission


State State, Department of

Notaries need a license to practice in New York State. This license comes from the New York State Department of State (NYSDOS).

Applicants must pass an exam, send an application, and pay a fee. Licensed attorneys do not need to take the exam.

Additional resources

NYS Department of State

123 William Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10038-3804
Phone (518) 473-2492
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