Notary Public

Where to Have Your Signature Notarized

A signature may be notarized at either the County Auditor/Treasurer’s Office or the County Attorney’s Office. The person whose signature is being notarized must present identification to the Notary Public. 

Required Identification

  • Driver’s License


  • State Identification Card

Required Fees

  • None

Notary Public Registration

A Notary Public Commission must first be obtained through the Minnesota Secretary of State. After the commission card has been received, register this card with Carlton County in person at the Recorder's Office OR this card may be mailed with the notarized signature(s) on a blank sheet of paper, and the required fee, to the address at the right.

Required Fee

  • $20

Effective August 1, 2010 Notary Publics are required to file two signatures with their commission. One signature must match the commission card / stamp, the second is how the person will sign as a notary. 

Authentication of Notary

To verify that a Notary Public is currently registered in Carlton County, bring the notarized document to the Carlton County Recorder’s Office.


  • $5


  • Commission Card 
  • Driver’s License


  • State Identification Card