Mahoning County Bar Association

MCBA Notary Program

DUE TO COVID-19, MASKS ARE REQUIRED TO ENTER OUR OFFICE AND MUST REMAIN ON THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE CLASS.

To Renew or Become a Notary:

 

New Notary Education and Testing and Renewal Notary Education Online:

Notary Education and Testing has been made available.  Click HERE to be taken to the online page.

 

Renew Notary In Person:

PAYMENT MUST BE MADE AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION AND NO REGISTRATIONS ARE ACCEPTED WITHOUT PAYMENT.

The fee is $45.00 via credit card when registering online.  Please be aware that the in person renewal class is the same video that you would see if you choose to take it on our website, except the video is shown in our classroom.

Register for a class by clicking the "Notary Schedule" box below.  Choose the date and time of the class you want to register for, then double click and provide information.  No registration block will appear if the class is already filled.  Upon completion, you will receive a confirming email.

Come approximately thirty minutes ahead of time so that you are completely checked in and seated by the start of the class. Please be advised that we cannot accommodate anyone who is late. This will result in having to reschedule.

Bring Valid Ohio Driver's License or Ohio State Issued ID.  Please have ID ready upon arrival.  Social distancing is required.

Must provide an email address for the certificate to be emailed. You are permitted to bring a non-alcoholic beverage. You are permitted to bring a sack lunch or snack.

Bring a pen or pencil and a notebook for taking notes.

The class time is one hour as required by the Ohio Secretary of State's office. Upon completion of the course, a certificate will be sent to the email that you've provided.

 

To Become a New Notary in Person:

PAYMENT MUST BE MADE AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION AND NO REGISTRATIONS ARE ACCEPTED WITHOUT PAYMENT.

The fee is $130.00 via credit card when registering online.  Please be aware that the in person class is the same video that you would see if you choose to take it on our website; except the video is shown in our classroom, with a test immediately after. 

Register for a class by clicking on the "Notary Schedule" box below. Choose the date and time of the class you want to register for, then double click and provide information.  No registration block will appear if the class is already filled.  Upon completion, you will receive a confirming email.

Come approximately thirty minutes ahead of time so that you are completely checked in and seated by the start of the class. Please be advised that we cannot accommodate anyone who is late. This will result in having to reschedule.

Bring Valid Ohio Driver's License or Ohio State Issued ID. Please have ID ready upon arrival.  Social distancing is required.

Must provide an email address for the certificate to be emailed. You are permitted to bring a non-alcoholic beverage. You are permitted to bring a sack lunch or snack.

Bring a pen or pencil and a notebook for taking notes.

The class time is three hours, plus there is 15 minutes of additional time for a break; with the test being issued immediately after. We can inform you of the results that day. Upon successfully passing the Notary Exam, a certificate will be sent to the email that you have provided.

Parking Information:

Notary class attendees can park in the lot pictured above. 

Parking is located across the street on Front Street. The lot has a small attendant booth with a trellis that says, "Parking." There is no charge for parking, but if an attendant should approach you for a fee, tell them you are there for the notary class at the Bar Association and there will not be a fee.

Click the link below to view full schedule. 
Notary Schedule

 

For additional requirements set forth by the Ohio Secretary of State's office, please see details on their website under Notary. Thank you. 

 

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