Notary public renewal forms are on many state government sites, including those of individual secretaries of state, divisions of licensing services and divisions of taxation. Forms may also be on city bar association websites and at the National Notary Association.
The notary public renewal process varies from state to state, so begin the process early and verify what steps must be completed pursuant to renewing an application of the applicable state, recommends the National Notary Association. A notary public is an official that is appointed by state government, usually by the secretary of state. This person perform many official functions related to fraud deterrence and serves as an impartial witness relative to the signing of documents, such as property deeds and wills.