Become an online notary in Tennessee

Here is a summary of the process:

Hold a regular notary commission

The Tennessee Secretary of State has set forth a list of requirements that must be satisfied for you to perform online notarizations under Tennessee law. You must already hold a regular Tennessee notary commission.

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Select a remote online notary provider

You must sign up with a remote online notary technology provider that meets state technical and business requirements.

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Fill out and submit your application to the state

Visit the state’s website to complete the Online Notary Application.

Your application must include information about your selected remote online notary vendor (including their identity verification processes and digital signature technology), a copy of your digital certificate and seal, and a $75 filing fee.

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Tennessee Department of State
Attn: Notary Commissions
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
6th Floor
Snodgrass Tower
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-1102
(615) 741-3699 TNSOS.ATS@tn.gov