- Ohio Revised Code Chapter 147
- General Provisions of the ORC Governing Notaries Public
- Information for Newly Commissioned Notaries Public
- Ohio Electronic and Online Notarization Standards
New Commissions & Commission Renewals
In Ohio, all new notary commissions AND commission renewals are handled through the counties. Each county has a slightly different process. You should contact the county in which you reside. Please click here to find the phone number for your county (XLSX).
Sample Notary Seal
When ordering your seal, make sure the Coat of Arms on your seal is one inch in diameter. For more information on the notary seal, see ORC 147.04.
For information on the State Coat of Arms, see ORC 5.04.
For information on the State Seal, see ORC 5.10.