South Carolina: Become A Notary: South Carolina Notaries are appointed by the Governor and commissioned by the Secretary of State for a 10-year term. An application fee, enrollment fee and filing fee are required.

South Carolina Requirements:

  • You must be registered to vote
  • You must be able to read and write in English
  • You must submit an application with no significant misstatement or omission of fact.

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