Requirements:

  • Complete Notary Application formClick here to file your application online and pay the fee of $30. Paper Forms are also available by calling 609-989-6467. 
    (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 yoru Notary Commission by mail . You must appear in the County Clerk’s Office to register and take your oath of office. The fee to register a Notary Commission is $15.00.

County Clerk Certification:

  • County Clerk certificates of good standing for Notaries Public of New Jersey may be obtained from the Mercer County Clerk’s Office. There is a $5.00 fee for each certificate.
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2016 Dates of Registration/Renewal

The Mercer County Clerk’s office offers swearing in for notaries at our Trenton office, 240 West State Street, 6th floor, from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday and Wednesday evenings until 6:45 PM.  Additionally, we offer hours at our satellite office, the Mercer County Connection, in Hamilton,  every first Thursday of the month.  See the Mercer County Connection office schedule below.

January 7, 2016 February 4, 2016
March 3, 2016 April 7, 2016
May 5, 2016 June 2, 2016
July 7, 2016 August 4, 2016
September 1, 2016 October 6, 2016
November 3, 2016 December 1, 2016

 

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