Instructions for NEW Notary Applicants

The cost to take the notary test is $15.00

To qualify to take the test:

  • 1. You must be an Ashland County resident
  • 2. You must be 18 years of age
  • 3. You must be a registered voter

You can mail your payment along with a request to obtain the notary packet by mail or you can pick up a packet in person at:

Ashland County Clerk of Courts Office
Ashland County Courthouse
142 W Second St
Ashland OH 44805

Office hours are: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The test is given on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 8:30 a.m.

Read the study material provided. The exam is based upon the statutory requirements for notaries.

Please allow approximately 30 minutes to take the test.

NO REFUNDS OF APPLICATION FEES

Instructions to RENEW a Notary Commission

You may call the office and request that the renewal forms be mailed to you or you can stop in and pick them up at:

Ashland County Clerk of Courts Office
Ashland County Courthouse
142 W Second St
Ashland OH 44805
(419) 282-4242

Office hours are: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: If your commission has been expired for more than 30 days – You can not renew your commission – you must retake the notary test.