Please read the instructions on the back of this form before completing this application.
NO Fee is due for remote online notarization authorization
Effective January 1, 2019, the Minnesota Legislature enacted remote online notarization pursuant to Minnesota Statutes
358 and 359, allowing a notary public who is authorized by the Secretary of State to perform remote online notarial acts.
Before a notary performs a remote online notarization, the notary public must register with the Secretary of State
according to Minnesota Statutes 359.01, Subd. 5, and must certify that the notary intends to use communication
technology that conforms to Minnesota Statutes 358.645, Subd. 2.
Note: A remote online notary public must be physically located in this state to perform a remote online notarial
Term and Termination of Remote Online Authorization Registration: Unless terminated under Minnesota statutes
358.645, the term of registration to perform remote online notarial acts begins on the registration starting date set by the
Secretary of State and continues as long as the notary public’s current notary commission to perform notarial acts
remains valid. A remote online notary whose registration terminates must go online at the Minnesota Secretary of States
Notary Public Website at to certify compliance with Minnesota Statutes 358.645, Subd. 8.
APPLICANT INFORMATION (please type or print legibly)
RESIDENT STREET ADDRESS (PO Box must include Rural Route or Street Address)
DATE OF BIRTH mo/day/yr:
TELEPHONE NUMBER with area code
By signing the certification statement below, you are certifying that you have filed your notary public commission in the county where you
live, are in possession of proof of filing (receipt or copy) and that you can produce that proof upon request. If you have not filed with your
resident county, you will need to comply with Minnesota Statutes sections 359.061, Subd. 1 and 357.021, Subd. 2 (12) before applying for
remote online notarization authorization.
I, certify that the statements in this application are true and complete and that this document has not been altered or changed in any
manner from the form adopted by the Office of the Secretary of State. I certify that I have filed my notary public commission in the
county where I live pursuant to Minnesota Statutes sections 359.061, Subd.1 and 357.021, Subd. 2 (12) before applying for remote
online notarization authorization and can provide proof upon request. I further certify, I intend to use communication technology
pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 358.645.
OATH: I swear or affirm that I will support the constitution of the United States and of this state and to discharge
faithfully the duties of my office to the best of my judgment and ability.
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Signature of Notary Applicant Date
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1. To obtain the authorization to perform remote online notarizations please complete the application
and certify that you have proof of the filing of your notary commission with the county and intends to use
communication technology that conforms with Minnesota Statutes, section 358.645.
2. Mail to: Minnesota Secretary of State Notary
Retirement Systems of Minnesota Building
60 Empire Drive, Suite 100
St Paul MN 55103
3. Upon the acceptance of this application you will receive an email notification from the Office of the
Secretary of State authorizing you to perform remote online notarizations. This filing will be recorded on your
notary commission record with the Office of the Secretary of State.
4. If your commission expires, you must re-register for remote online notarization authorization with the
Secretary of State.
5. The termination of a Remote Online Notarization Authorization Registration can only be done online by
accessing your Notary Public Commission Record through the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Notary
Public Website at There is no fee for the termination.
Note: the termination of a Remote Online Notarization Authorization Registration must be done pursuant to
Minnesota Statutes section 358.645, Subd. 8.
6. Minnesota Statutes, Chapters 357, 358 and 359 (which govern notaries and notarial acts) may be
downloaded from the Minnesota Legislature website at or purchased through the
Minnesota Bookstore at 651-297-3000.
If you have any questions, please call 651-296-2803 (toll free at 1-877-551-6767) and press option 3 for notary
All of the information on this form is public. Minnesota law requires certain information to be provided for this
type of filing. If that information is not included, your document may be returned unfiled. This document can be
made available in alternative formats, such as large print, Braille or audio tape, by calling (651)296-2803/
voice. For a TTY/TTD (deaf and hard of hearing) communication, contact the Minnesota Relay Service at
1-800-627- 3529 and ask them to place a call to (651)296-2803. The Secretary of State's Office does not
discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status,
disability, religion, reliance on public assistance or political opinions or affiliations in employment or the
provision of service.