Notary Commission Registration

To become a Notary Public, you must obtain a Notary Commission through the Minnesota Secretary of State.

The web address is:

or you may write to:   Office of Secretary of State, 180 State Office Building, St Paul, MN 55155

or in person at:  Secretary of State Business Services, 60 Empire Drive, Suite 100 in St Paul, MN

Once you receive your notary commission you must register your notary commission card.You may register your notary commission in person or by mail in the County you reside. You will need: 

  • Notary commission card
  • $20.00 fee, payable to Renville County Recorder
  • A driver’s license (if registering in person) OR
  • Your signature notarized by another notary on a blank sheet of white paper (if registering by mail)

You may pay by cash, personal check, money order or credit card. Make check payable to the Renville County Recorder.

Send mail registrations to:
Renville County Recorder
500 East DePue Ave. – Suite 203
Olivia, MN 56277

Register in person at:
Renville County Courthouse
County Recorder’s Office – Suite 203 2nd Floor
Olivia, Minnesota