Notary Commission

At this time, we are asking that you make an appointment for most services in the Recorder’s Office. Please contact the Recorder’s Office at 763-689-1191 for more information

How to Become a Notary Public

For more information on becoming a notary, visit the Office of the Secretary of State’s website.

You must record your commission with your resident county. The fee for recording your commission at the county is $20. Failure to register with your resident county may result in a civil penalty fee (usually larger than the county recording fee).

General Policies

  • Please arrive by 4 p.m. to apply for certificates and licenses due to the time required in completing the process.
  • We accept Cash, Check, or Credit Card for registering notary commissions.
  • A valid driver's license or identification card is required.