To become a Notary Public in Minnesota you must apply to the Minnesota Secretary of State, Notary Section. The Minnesota Secretary of State will issue a Notary Commission card. This card must be registered with your resident Minnesota county, in person.
When you register with the county, please bring
Notary Commission card from The Minnesota Secretary of State.
$20 fee payable to Chisago County. (The fee collection process changed on August 1, 2010 - if you have a commission card from prior to August 1, 2010, the fee is $100 payable to the county.)
Please complete the following steps to register you signature by mail.
Send a copy of the downloaded notary certificate or the notary commission card you received from the Minnesota Secretary of State