Notary Registration Services

Notary registration for all newly appointed and reappointed notaries will be processed by the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate, 101 County Office Building.  This processing includes commission, bond, oath of office, and registration of signature card for all newly registered notaries.  It also includes name change, address change within Allegheny County and a relocation from another county in Pennsylvania to Allegheny County.

The Department of Court Records will continue to certify notary signatures.

Services


Notary Public Registration

$80.00

Notary Name Change and/or Address Change
and Signature Registration Card – 1 fee for all

$30.00

Notary Signature Certification

Dept. of Court Records
Wills/Orphans' Court Division

Notary Public Registration

A new notary public must register with Allegheny County.  This includes commission, bond, oath, and signature card registration. 

Notary Name Change

If you are a notary currently registered in Allegheny County and have a name change, by court or otherwise, you must fill out and record both a Notary Name Change Form and a Notary Signature Registration Card and have that recorded.   The Notary Signature Registration card MUST be completed in the Department of Real Estate office.

World Wide Web Icon Notary Public Change of Name Form
  NOTE:  You are required to have this form acknowledged and
notarized prior to coming to the Department of Real Estate.

Notary Address Change

If you are moving from another county to Allegheny County or if you are a notary currently registered in Allegheny County and have moved within the County, you must fill out and record both a Notary Address Change Form and a Notary Signature Registration Card and have that recorded.   The Notary Signature Registration card MUST be completed in the Department of Real Estate office.

World Wide Web Icon Notary Public Change of Address Form
  NOTE:  You are required to have this form acknowledged and
notarized prior to coming to the Department of Real Estate.

Notary Resignation

If you are a notary that has resigned your position for any reason, or if you do not apply for reappointment, you are required to notify the Secretary of the Commonwealth in writing of the effective date of the resignation.  For your convenience, the State Notary Public Resignation form is posted below.

This Resignation form should be completed and returned to the Bureau of Commissions, Elections, and Legislation.

It is recommended that a copy of your Notary Resignation be attached to your register when you send it to the Department of Real Estate as required by law.

World Wide Web Icon Notary Public Resignation Form