Becoming a Notary Public
To become a Notary Public in Minnesota, you must first apply to:
Minnesota Office of the Secretary of State
180 State Office Building
100 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55155
The Secretary of State office will issue you a Notary Commission card that must be registered in the county where you reside.
To register in Koochiching County, please bring your Notary Commission card, $20 and a photo ID to the Recorder's Office. (Check payable to: Koochiching County Treasurer)
For information on becoming a notary, visit the Office of the Secretary of State's Notary Public website
Please be sure to read the Duties of a Notary
sections and download a printable version of the Notary Public Brochure as a guide to the basic fundamentals of being a notary.