Louisiana: Become A Notary Public: Louisiana Notaries are appointed by the Governor for a 4-year term. Application and commision fees are required.

Louisiana Requirements:

  • You must be registered to vote in the parish in which you seek commission
  • You must be a resident citizen or alien of this state
  • You cannot have been convicted of a felony and not been pardoned
  • You must be able to read, write, speak and be sufficiently knowledgeable of the English language
  • You have to be 18 years of age or older
  • You are required to hold a high school diploma, a diploma for completion of a home study program approved by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education or a high school equivalency diploma issued after successfully completing the test of General Educational Development

Requirements to become a Notary Public in Louisiana are subject to change. Visit the Louisiana Notary Public page for details and updates on becoming a notary in Louisiana. Additional requirements may apply.