Notary

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.

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​File your commission​


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Qualifications​​

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

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​How to File​​​


​​In-Person at the Wright County Auditor/Treasurer's Office
•  Bring either the Notary Public Commission Certificate you received or the version you printed out
​•  $20.00 fee (Cash or Check)
​•  Driver's license or State ID card

Mail-in
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 Certificate 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 Certificate on it.
​​​​​​​•  Sign your Notary Public Commission Certificate and the copied form (in front of a notary) in the two designated locations.​​​​​            ​           
​            o First signature should match the name on your Notary Public Commission Certificate​
​            o Second signature should be a customary (normal/usual) signature

​•  Have your signatures on the certificate of filing Notary Commission form notarized.

•  Include a self-addressed stamped #10 envelope for the return of the filed Notary Public Commission Certificate 
​​•  Include $20.00 fee (Check made payable to: Wright County Treasurer)
​​​​•  Mail your Notary Public Commission Certificate, Notarized Certificate of Filing Notary Commission form (both with original signatures) and check to:​​​​

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

Fee​​

•  $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.

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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.

Fee



​•  $10 per document

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