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  Requirements for District of Columbia Notaries
Commission Term: 5 years
Minimum Age:18 Years
Residency: Resident or DC Employee
Seal: Required
Journal: Required
Bond: $2,000
Application Fee: $75
Eligibility: No major convictions
Other: Be able to read and write English

"I never knew it could be this easy." now offers online notary public seminars for current notaries and those looking to become notaries in the State of Washington D.C.. Our intuitive online notary class will teach you everything you need to become a professional notary. The online Washington D.C. notary class is taught by Bruce Johnson. He has been teaching Notary Law for over ten years. View Free Sample

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Become a Washington D.C. Notary Public

As a notary public in the State of Washington D.C., you have UNLIMITED financial liability on EVERY document you notarize. If you are a notary for your employer, your employer could also be held liable for your mistakes. All too often people take the office of Notary Public lightly, which is a huge mistake. Even though your state does not require education, it could keep you out of trouble. The Washington D.C. Online Notary Course is the fastest and easiest way for you to learn what to do and what not to do and how to protect yourself as a notary. Whether you are a new or current notary public in Washington D.C., you should spend some time learning the laws. The cost of this course is much less expensive than just 1 hour consulting an attorney.

The Washington D.C. Online Notary Course includes:
  • 2+ Hours of Streaming Video
  • 3 Months of Unlimited Access
  • Asset Protection Information
  • Washington D.C. Training Manual (PDF)
  • Washington D.C. State Handbook (PDF)
  • Oral Quiz Questions and Answers

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   Washington D.C. Notary Supplies
Notay Public SuppliesIn addition to notary training, we also offer DC Notary Supplies. Whether you need a new journal or stamp, or a new notary package, we have what you are looking for.

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   How to Become a Washington D.C. Notary Public
  1. Complete the Online Washington D.C. Notary Training Course (not required)
  2. Complete the District of Columbia's Notary Public Application.
    • Applications can be picked up at 441 4th Street, NW Room 810S or downloaded at:
    • Applications must be signed within 30 days of the date of submission.
    • A letter stating the need for services must be prepared by the applicant's employer and submitted with the application. (If self-employed, submit the request on letterhead.)
  3. Submit the application to the Office of Notary Commissions and Authentications.
    • Mail the completed application and related material to:
      Office of Notary Commissions and Authentications
      441 4th Street, NW
      Room 810S
      Washington, DC 20001
    • A representative from the Office of Notary Commissions and Authentications will contact new applicants to schedule the oral examination.


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