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The Notary Public Section
North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State
PO Box 29626
Raleigh, NC 27626-0626


Notary Applications

Download PDFInitial Application for NC Notary Public
Download PDFReappointment Application for NC Notary Public
Download PDFCertificate of Moral Character (Only to be used if you answer yes to #14/15 Initial or #16/17 Reappointment)

Change of Status Forms

Download PDFName/Address Change Form

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