eNotary/Notary State Licensing Boards

List Notary and eNotary on our disclosure site as only applicable in the State of North Carolina. A notary public is in most states a state office or in some which specifically limits a commissioned Notary to notarial acts within the state of North Carolina.

Also referenced is North Carolina general statute 10B-9 which specifically limits 10B-9. Length of term and jurisdiction.

A person commissioned under this Chapter may perform notarial acts in any part of this State for a term of five years unless the commission is earlier revoked or resigned. No commissions shall be effective prior to the administration of the oath of office. notarial acts performed before the administration of the oath of office, either the original commissioning or recommissioning, are invalid. (1891, c. 248; Rev., s. 2351; c.s., 3176; 1973, c. 680, s. 1; 1991, c. 683, s. 2; 2005-391, s. 4.)

Maria Spadaro

  • Phone: (919) 814-5462
  • Mailing Address:
    • NC Dept Secretary of State Notary Enforcement Supervisor
      P.O. Box 29626
      Raleigh, NC 27626-0626