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Business Services Division > Notary > Functions of a Notary > Official Notary Guide > Qualifications for Appointment as a Notary Qualifications for Appointment as a Notary

An applicant for commission to become a notary public must meet the following requirements:

  1. be at least eighteen (18) years of age
  2. be a legal resident of Indiana (Ind. Code 33-42-2-1 (2))

No person convicted of a crime receiving a sentence exceeding six months imprisonment may be a notary public. (Ind. Code 5-8-3-1)

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