Wisconsin: Become A Notary: Wisconsin Notaries are commissioned for a 4-year term by the Secretary of the Department of Financial Institutions. A filing fee is required.

Wisconsin Requirements:

  • You must be a legal resident of the United States
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You must have the equivalent of at least an 8th grade education
  • You must have knowledge and/or training with regard to the duties and responsibilities of a WI notary
  • You must have demonstrated adherence to laws according to Wisconsin Statutes with regard to arrests/citations/convictions

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