Notary Public

The Cincinnati Bar Association serves as the administrator for all notaries public in Hamilton County, Ohio. A notary is a public officer of the state of Ohio, a position created by the state Legislature. As stated in Section 147.07 of the Ohio Revised Code, "a notary public may, throughout the state, administer oaths required or authorized by law; take and certify depositions; take and certify acknowledgment of deeds, mortgages, liens, powers of attorney and other instruments of writing; and receive, make and record notarial protests."

In order for a person to qualify to be appointed and commissioned a notary public in the state of Ohio, the person must be at least 18 years of age, a resident of the state of Ohio, of good moral character, pass a written examination and able to verify his or her identity.

Notary Exam Dates & Times:

Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 @ 12 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016@ 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 @ 12 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016 @ 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 @  12 p.m.

Jan. 4 @ 9:30 a.m.
Feb. 1 @ 9:30 a.m.
March 1 @ 9:30 a.m.
April 5 @ 9:30 a.m.
May 3 @ 9:30 a.m.
June 7 @ 9:30 a.m.



For more information about serving as a notary public, please contact Karen Johnson at