Become an online notary in Pennsylvania

Here is a summary of the process:

Hold a regular notary commission

You must already hold a regular Pennsylvania notary commission in order to get approved as a Pennsylvania online notary public.

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Select a remote online notary technoilogy provider and obtain your digital signing certificate 

Once your application is approved, log onto the Department of State’s website to choose approved electronic/remote notary technology provider(s) (link to ENotary Services/Select Vendors). The electronic/remote notary may select more than one approved electronic/remote notary technology providers from the List of Approved Electronic and Remote Notarization Technology Providers.

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Fill out and submit your application to the state

Obtain the remote notary authorization application and submit the completed application along with your training certificate of completion and $100 fee to the Secretary of State’s office. You will need to name in the application the state-approved RON technology provider(s) you plan to use and disclose any disciplinary actions or commission revocations, if applicable.

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Pennsylvania Office of the Secretary

302 North Office Building, 401 North Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120
Phone: (717) 787-6458
Fax: (717) 787-1734