Notary Public Information

To obtain an application for a Notary Public License in Minnesota click here for the Minnesota Secretary of State's Public Notary application process. Other information can be found on the Secretary of State's website including the Notary Application and Duties of a Notary. 

Filing a Public Notary License in Your County
Once you have received your Notary Public License, you must file it in the County of your residence.

In McLeod County:
Appear in person with your Notary Public License.
Fee: $20.00 cash or check made payable to McLeod County Recorder

E-Notary Authorization
E-Notary authorization for notaries public who wish to perform electronic notarizations is now available.

Persons applying to perform e-notarizations must be currently registered as Minnesota notaries public and must have the capability to notarize electronically before requesting authorization.  There is no additional fee for notaries public to augment their authorization to include e-notarization.

The application for e-notary authorization is available here

If you have questions about e-notary, please call 651-296-2803 or email

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