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Notary Public

Certification to properly witness the signing of important legal documents.


Program Information

This course will cover the necessary qualifications, procedures, and certification to become a notary. Students must have the following qualifications met to apply for a notary certification:

  • Be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of the U.S.
  • Be able to speak, read, and write English
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be a resident of North Carolina or have a regular place of work or business in North Carolina

Upon completion of this course with a passing exam grade of 80%, students are eligible to complete the Notary Application G.S. 10B-6 and submit their application to the NC Secretary of State office for review.

Course Information


Required textbook: 2016 Notary Public Manual for North Carolina

  • Students are encouraged to read the book prior to the start of class
  • Available at the HCC Bookstore


  • Students must present a current photo ID to be admitted to class.
  • Classes held in the 9000 building
  • Classes occur on the first Saturday of each month from 9:00am - 6:00pm

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Contact Us

For more information please contact us at 828-627-4669.