The Ohio Society of Notaries is the professional
association for Ohio notaries, dedicated to awareness, education, and advocacy
for Ohio's 200,000 notaries, and the important role they play in protecting our
citizens. We have been THE primary resource for
Ohio notary information since 2009. Visit us at www.ohionotaries.org
We are again
presenting our popular advanced notary seminar "Beyond the Stamp - Your Role, Responsibilities,
and Risks as an Ohio Notary Public" , updated with Ohio's new
notary laws. This
is THE best, longest-running, and most comprehensive Ohio notary training
available, and is particularly valuable if you are notarizing
for your library!
We are continuing our post-covid, statewide notary class tour
in ATHENS, hosted by the Southeastern Regional Library System.
will be held Wednesday, August 24, at the Athens Public Library - 30
Home St., Athens, OH 45701. The session will run from 1:15PM - 430PM (exam
immediately following for new applicants).
This is the opportunity
to receive the full Ohio training you never had - with the best,
and most comprehensive, Ohio notary seminar available; designed for Ohio
notaries, by Ohio notaries. We present this class all around the
state, and you'll be surprised at how much you don't know,
about what you don't know!
A thorough knowledge of Ohio
laws, signing procedures, and best practices is especially important for
those notarizing for your library. This class will emphasize Ohio notary
basics, as well as some things you should NOT be doing! We have trained
hundreds of librarians all over Ohio.
other notary classes around the state, this is not just a
boring regurgitation of Ohio statutes and legalese, by those who have never
been in the REAL Ohio notary world.
It's taught by Roger Rill,
President of the Ohio Society of Notaries; with over 44 years of Ohio
notary experience. Roger was the co-author and driving force behind
passage of the Ohio Notary Public Modernization
Act that became effective law in September 2019, and which
completely revamped and improved Ohio's notary system. Roger was honored by NNA
as a 2019 National Notary Of The
Year Special Honoree (see attachment). Learn from the best!
is for new notaries, current notaries up for renewal, or anyone just wanting a
refresher on the current laws and best practice signing procedures.
are also an Authorized Provider of Ohio Notary
Training/Testing for the Secretary of State. This class meets the training and
examination requirements for NEW notary applicants. Also, if your current
commission expires within ONE YEAR of the class date, this
session fulfills the Training Requirement for your renewal.
class description is attached, along with some additional Ohio info attachments
you'll find helpful. If
a current notary, and you don't know the FAQ answers, you are risking your
commission (and potential liability), and you REALLY need to join us for this
fee is the state-mandated $75, or $130 if also taking the new-applicant exam (tax-deductible).
orders are payable to Ohio Society of Notaries, and mailed to: OSN, 3959
Cedric Lane, Dublin, OH 43016. Deadline is August 22. Payments of
cash, check, or money order will be accepted at the door, but you
MUST pre-register!! Mail is preferred to avoid long check-in
lines. Receipts provided upon request. You'll
receive an email confirmation of your registration prior to class.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!! Please register ASAP as seats are
limited. Reply to firstname.lastname@example.org with name,
email, years as notary, and any particular issues you'd like
include if you are a new notary applicant, or if your current
commission expires before August 24, 2023! You'll be provided a
class completion and/or exam certificate to submit to the Secretary of State to
complete your training requirement. Class is open to all, even if you'd just
like a refresher!
Even if you can't join us, keep
the attached Loose Certificates - you'll find they do
come in handy! *Bring the attachments to class; these are
handouts that you'll find very helpful!
Beyond The Stamp Intro
Ohio Notary FAQ
Copy Cert Tutorial
Ohio Notary Public Modernization Act (002).pdf
Ohio Vehicle Title New
Oath and ORC
a fun class, with lots of interaction from your classmates. Swap
business cards with other notary attendees and create your own network!
to also join our Ohio Notary Network forum
Facebook Group, and hang out/chat with over 1800 other Buckeye notaries!
Call/text 614-348-3305 or
for any Ohio notary questions, anytime. We
answer the phone and emails day or evening, 7 days a week, and the
service is FREE! We're here for YOU - this is the ONLY such resource in the
to see you August 24!
Society of Notaries