Become a Vermont Notary Public

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Vermont Notary Commission Overview

The step-by-step process for becoming a notary public in the state of Vermont is detailed below. Once you are ready to shop for supplies, simply visit our store. As a national provider of notary supplies, notary bonds, insurance, and training, has pretty much everything you need to become a Vermont notary public.


Importance of Vermont Notary Training

As a notary public in the State of Vermont, you have unlimited financial liability on every document you notarize. You do not want to take the office of Notary Public lightly. The Vermont Online Notary Course is the fastest, easiest and most affordable way for you to learn what to do and how to protect yourself as a notary. Whether you are a new or current notary public, you should spend some time learning the laws. It's less expensive than an attorney consult!

How to Become a Notary Public in Vermont

Step-by-Step Instructions

How to Become a Vermont Notary Public Step-by-Step Guide

1. Meet the requirements to become a Vermont notary (see below).

2. Complete the Oath of Office. Take the oath before a notary public or a justice of the peace, and have your signature notarized.

3. Make an account here to access Vermont's online licensing system, or login to an existing account. Note: If you are renewing your notary commission, you will have to take a 2-hour notary training class before renewing your commission.

4. Click Apply for Individual License and complete the Vermont notary application. Upload your signed and notarized Oath of Office (step 2) and pay the $30 fee.

5. Once your application has been approved, you will receive an email from the Office of Professional Regulation.

6. Your Vermont notary commission will be available to you on your online licensing account.

Congratulations! You are now a Vermont notary public!


Commission Term: 2 years. The last day of each commission is January 31 in each odd-numbered year.
Minimum Age: 18 years old
Residency: Resident or employee
Stamp/Seal: Recommended
Journal: Recommended
Application Fee: $30
Eligibility: No felony convictions
Other: Pass a state exam

89 Main St
3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402

Phone: 802-828-1501

Vermont Notary Eligibility Requirements

You must:

    1. Be at least 18 years of age.
    2. Be a citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
    3. Be a Vermont resident of or have a place of employment or practice in Vermont