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Notary Commissions are issued through Superior Court.  Information about becoming a Notary Public and applicable laws are available through the Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority(GSCCCA) at:        
www.gsccca.org/projects/aboutnp.asp

** PLEASE NOTE: **
Renewal Applications must be processed PRIOR TO EXPIRATION of an existing, active Coweta County notary commission.  A commission can be renewed no earlier than 30 days prior to expiration.
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NOTARY APPLICATION FEES: 

 NEW COMMISSION .............................  $39.00
 RENEWAL COMMISSION, IN OFFICE .....  $39.00
 RENEWAL COMMISSION, BY MAIL ........  $43.47*
 (*must pay by credit card)

NEW & RENEWAL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: 

  • You must apply in the county in which you reside.  When applying for a New Notary Commission, the character witnesses must also be residents of Coweta County and they must sign the application.

  • Please go to www.gsccca.org/projects/npapp.asp to complete an application.  Completed applications should be brought to this office for processing within 30 days of the online entry.  Applications not processed within 30 days will be deleted from the online system.
     
  • Personal checks will NOT be accepted.
  • Please bring in a valid driver's license.  Make sure that the address on the application matches the address on your license.  Should the addresses not match, you must provide an official record, such as a voter registration card, showing your name and current address. 

  • The Clerks' Authority (GSCCCA) is offering notary training for those interested.  This training is optional. For more information, go to training.gsccca.org.

 

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR RENEWALS BY MAIL:

  • Please remember, we cannot process a renewal application any sooner than 30 days prior to expiration, nor can we process the application if the commission has already expired.  Any renewal packets received in this office after the expiration date will be rejected.

  • When completing the application packet online with the GSCCCA, please follow all instructions  carefully.  Failure to do so could cause your application to be rejected.

  • Payment information will be entered during the application process at the GSCCCA website.  GSCCCA will not charge your credit card until your application is processed and accepted in this Clerk's Office.  In the event of a Card Error message during processing, we must reject the application packet back to you in the mail without processing.  You would then need to complete another application.

  • A Renewal Application By Mail that includes a name change cannot be processed unless proof of the name change is provided.

 

 

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