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How to Become a Mobile Notary

Learn how to start your business as a mobile notary public.

How to Become a Mobile Notary

In today's market, it is becoming increasingly important to offer mobile notary public services as part of your notary business. However, many notaries are not sure what this entails or if it will require additional applications, notary exams, and notary classes. In fact, a mobile notary public is simply a state authorized notary who is willing to travel to meet clients.

  • Step 1:

    The first thing you need to do to become a mobile notary public is apply for commission to become a notary in your state. In most state's this will include an application and possibly a notary exam and/or notary class. Learn about your state's notary public requirements and notary application.
  • Step 2:

    Once you have been approved as a notary public in your state or county, you will need to purchase your notary supplies. In most states this will include an embossing state seal and/or rubber stamp seal. You also will likely want a notary journal. These are all essential for a mobile notary public. Purchase mobile notary supplies.
  • Step 3:

    Now it is time to promote your business as a mobile notary public. The key value add that you will want to market and promote is that you are a mobile notary public and are willing to travel to your clients. For many clients, where time is of the essence, this will be a huge selling point. Make sure to include this in all your promotional materials. Ten Tips for Starting A Successful Notary Business.
  • Step 4:

    Finally, you want to go after large clients. Research businesses in your area that will constantly need mobile notary services like real estate companies, businesses who often use contracts, legal profession , financial planners, banking, credit unions, savings and loans companies, retirement facilities, hospital and convalescent facilities, long term care facilities, hospice facilities, and immigration centers. Then reach out to them by phone or email and share that you are a mobile notary. Likely their current notary, if they have one, is not a mobile notary and they will be excited about starting a partnership with you.