To Notarize in Wright County, you must first apply for a notary with the Minnesota Secretary of State, and then file your commission at the Wright County Auditor/Treasurer's Office.


​File your commission​



You must:​
• Be a Wright County resident
​​​• Have been approved and received your commission from the Minnesota Secretary of State​


​How to File​​​

•  Bring either the Notary commission certificate you received or the version you printed out
​•  $20.00 fee
​•  Driver's license or State ID card to the Wright County Auditor/Treasurer's office.

If you have an old notary public commission certificate (sample), print and use this Certificate of filing notary commission form.
​If you have a new notary public commission certificate (sample), print and use this Certificate of filing notary commission form.

•  Place your notary public commission card face up in the designated area on the form (old commission placement sample) or (new commission placement sample​).

•  Make a copy of the form with your card on it.
​​​​​​​•  Sign the original form and copy form (in front of a notary) in the designated locations twice.​​​​​            ​           
​            o Signature matching name on Notary commission certificate​
​            o Customary (normal/usual) signature

​•  Have your signatures on the Notary commission filing form notarized.

•  Include a self-addressed stamped #10 envelope for the return of the filed Notary 
​​•  Include $20.00 fee
​​​​•  Mail your original copy with signatures and check to:​​​​

​Wright County ​Auditor/Treasurer's Office​​
​10 2nd St NW Room 230​​
​Buffalo MN 55313​


•  $20.00 - We accept cash and check.  Please make check payable to Wright County Treasurer.​​

Additional information

​•  You must register and file your commission in your county-of-residence.
​​​​•  When notarizing, your signature must be consistent with the one on file in Wright County.
​​​•  Request a commission card or login and print your certificate on the Minnesota Secretary of State Notary Public website.


Apply to become a notary with the Minnesota Secretary of State

​Find a Notary in Minnesota

Notary Certificate​

​A notary certificate authenticates and validates a notary public's signature.  It is not the same as an apostille or secretarial certificate which are available through the Minnesota Secretary of State.

What do I need to know?

​​•  A notary certificate can only be issued if the notary commission filing was done in Wright County.
​​•  You must present the document needing verification at the time of your request.


​•  $10 per document

​Please contact the Wright County Auditor/Treasurer's Office at 763-682-7590 with any questions.