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Tennessee Notary Fees, Application, and Commission Information

Tennessee Notary Fees
Acknowledgments $2.25
Jurats $2.25
Oaths & Affirmations $2.25
Deposition $1.00
Protest $1.50 + $1.00 for recording it
Become a Tennessee notary public Requirements A TN notary public is elected by the county that they reside in or maintain their principal place of business. There is an application fee of $12 that must be submitted with an application to the county clerk. Once approved, Division of Business Services prepares, records and forwards to the County Clerk the notary commission signed by the Governor and the Secretary of State. the division of business services will prepare, record, and forward the notary commission. The TN notary commission will have been signed by the Secretary of State and the Governor. An oath must be taken and a surety bond must be filed as well, as the last step before the notary commission paperwork is given to the notary. Other information If the notary moves out of their county, they must notify the county clerk of that county and pay a $7 fee to the county clerk. If the notary's name changes, the same procedure applies. However, the notary commission will not change the wording of the name or county after any changes have been made for the life of the commission. A notary term in TN is four years. Notaries must have a circular notary seal which has the words, "State of Tennessee notary public", or "Tennessee notary public", the notary's name printed at the top ( exactly how it appears on the notary commission ), and the county of election must be at the bottom.
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