Ohio Notary Services, LLC is a unique, joint venture by the Akron,
Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Toledo and the Ohio State bar
associations to help you meet all your notary education and testing
requirements under the new law. We bring extensive notary expertise and
experience, statewide reach and unmatched convenience. Become an Ohio
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OHIOANS ANSWERING YOUR QUESTIONS
The ONLY entity selected to provide the education and
training to be a traditional Ohio Notary Public and an Ohio Online
This is your one-stop shop for meeting the education and testing
requirements to earn or renew your traditional notary commission and
become authorized as an online notary public in Ohio, plus you can order
your supplies online too! No need to go anywhere else.
To Earn or Renew Your Traditional Notary
Complete all your required training and testing online or in
person at one of six convenient locations. You can renew existing
commissions with us up to 90 days in advance. If you miss your expiration date, the law requires you to start over as a new notary!
To Become an Online Notary
Ohio law allows for the online notarization of documents by authorized
online notaries public. Save yourself, your company and those seeking to
have something notarized time and money with this new designation.
Ohio Notary Services is the Ohio Secretary of State’s sole authorized provider for training and testing to become an online notary.
New Notary Law Checklist
Obtain a formal Bureau of Criminal Investigation records check (BCI) current within six months of application. Visit https://bit.ly/2kH0pfn
for information on obtaining the records check. If the records check
does not contain disqualifying offenses, then the applicant may proceed
to the next step. Use BCI Code: 147.22
- Visit www.becomeanohionotary.com.
Create an account and select whether you want to take an in-person
class and test (if required) or if you wish to do both online.
- Attend the class or watch the online video and take the test (if
required.) Upon verifying successful completion of both Ohio Notary
Services will provide you with a certificate for submission to the
Secretary of State.
- Visit https://www.sos.state.oh.us/notary/#gref and select File Online to create an account and submit your application.
- Return to www.becomeanohionotary.com when you receive your notary commission to purchase all of your notary supplies. Now, free standard shipping on all notary bundles! (Use the code “FREE”)
Visit www.becomeanohionotary.com to get started.
Newly commissioned? New expiration date? Need a replacement stamp or
journal? Ohio Notary Services is your source for notary supplies too.
Access our store from www.becomeanohionotary.com
or directly via www.ohionotarystore.com