Questions about notaries public? Here's who to contact

If you're a notary public or you want to become one, learn who to contact if you have questions.

Several offices oversee different aspects of notaries public.

If you have questions regarding the status of your notary application, please call the Governor's Council at (617) 725-4016.

Please contact the Public Records Division in the Secretary of State's Office at (617) 727-2836 if you need to:

  • Renew your application
  • Change your address
  • Change the name on your Notary Commission
  • Find out the expiration date of a Notary Commission
  • Find the contact information for a Notary Public
  • Order a new seal or new stamp

To ask a question about the notary public process and duties or to request a notary public application through regular mail (which must include a self-addressed stamped envelope with at least 60 cents postage) send all mail to:

Notary Public Office
State House
24 Beacon St RM 184
Boston Ma 02133-1058

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