Notary Public Commissions

First Steps

Complete Notary Application form} to file your application online and pay the filing fee of $30. Paper Forms may also be obtained online (PDF) or in the County Clerk's Office or the County Corner in the Moorestown Mall.

 (Note: you need Acrobat Reader to download this form.)

Prospective notaries must have their applications signed by a legislator. If you file your application online it will be sent to your legislator electronically. If you choose to file a paper application, you will be responsible for delivering it to your legislator.

After the State processes your application, you should receive your Notary Commission by mail.

Swearing In

When you receive your paperwork from the state you may bring your green certificate to the County Clerk's office or County Corner in the Moorestown Mall to be sworn in. You must do so within 90 days of the commission date on the certificate.

The fee to be sworn in is $15.

You cannot notarize until you have been sworn in. Once sworn in, you may obtain your stamp and seal at a stationary store.

Payment Note

The County Corner in the Mall only accepts checks, money orders, or credit / debit cards. No cash payment is accepted.

Change of Name or Address

If you change your name or your address you must file a name or address change form (PDF) with both the state and the county that holds your commission. Name changes require an additional $25 fee.

Moving Outside Burlington County

If you move outside Burlington County you must request a certificate of commission from the county where you are registered as a notary. There is a $5 fee for this request.

The certificate must then be filed with the new county. There is a $15 fee to register the certificate of commission with the new county.

Burlington County contains all, or part, of the 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, or 12th legislature districts, find your state legislator online.