Rhode Island: Become A Notary: Rhode Island Notaries are commissioned by the Secretary of State for a 4-year term. A filing fee is required.

Rhode Island Requirements:

  • You must be a registered voter in the State of Rhode Island or an attorney who is a member of the RhodeIsland Bar, or a CPA.
  • You must take or send the application to the Board of Canvassers in your city or town to have it certified (Not required if you are a member of the bar or a CPA).

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