Notary Public Workshop
The Department of the Secretary of State oversees a Notary Public Education Program to educate notaries about legal, ethical and procedural requirements of notarial acts and to assure that notaries comply with the law and deliver quality notary service. The Notary Public Workshop at Guilford College meets the course of instruction criteria, described in N.C.G.S. Chapter 10B, for all commissioned notaries public.
Instruction is divided into five areas which are:
- The Office–Covers the Notary’s Role, Applicable Law, Process for Becoming a Notary, Recommissions, Change of Name or Location, Electronic Notary Registration, Commission Termination and Enforcement, Criminal Offenses, and Summary of Procedural Requirements for Changes in the Status of a Notary Public
- Powers and Limitations–Covers Powers, Limitations and Requirements, and Fees
- Notarial Procedures–Covers Performance of the Notarial Act, Notarization Requirements, Disqualifying Circumstances, Order of Multiple Notarial Acts, Attestation Requirements, Oaths and Affirmations, Authentication, and Notary Journal
- Certificates–Covers Basic Forms of the Notary Act, Alternative Statutory Forms of Certificates for Real Estate Instruments, Alternative Statutory Forms for Entity Conveyances of Real Estate, Alternative Statutory Forms for Entity Conveyances of Personal Property, Short-Form Powers of Attorney, Acknowledgment by Attorney-in-Fact, Estate Planning Documents, Motor Vehicle Title Documents, and Notarial Components of Electronic Documents
- Common Notarial Settings–Covers Affidavits, Verifications, and Depositions, Real Estate Documents, Estate Planning Documents, Entities and Trusts, and Motor Vehicle Titles
Schedule of Classes
The next Notary Workshop will be October 19, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
While anyone may attend this workshop, please note that North Carolina Notaries Public eligibility criteria require that all persons applying to become Notaries Public must be at least 18 years of age, reside or have a regular place of work or business in this state, reside legally in the U.S., possess a high school diploma or equivalent, and be able to speak, read, and write the English language. For more information on North Carolina Notaries Public eligibility and application criteria, visit the Department of the Secretary of State.
|Tuition (includes materials)||$125|
How to Register
Print and complete the Notary Public Workshop Registration Form, including the section regarding payment. Please make checks payable to Guilford College. If applicable, provide verification of loan approval or letter of tuition guarantee.
Mail the completed registration forms, payment, and related documentation to:
Notary Public Workshop Registration
Professional Development and Training Center
5800 West Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC 27410