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Notary Public

 Notary Course Schedule listed below.

Notary Public Courses           

This is a required class if you want to obtain a North Carolina commission as a notary public.   Each class provides a thorough introduction to the statutes that regulate the acts of North Carolina notaries.

You are required to purchase the 2016 Edition of the NC Notary Public Manual 
                                         ISBN-10  156118512/ISBN-13 978-1560118510
Book can be purchased at Mitchell’s bookstore located on the Statesville Campus, NC Secretary of State’s website or Amazon.   Mitchell's Book Store phone (704) 878-4294. 

Requirements for Notary Initial Appointment and Reappointment

Notary Public Course cost = $75 + Book   (Book is not included in cost & must be puchased seperately)

Notary Public – Virtual Requirements

  • Computer with a webcam (no smartphones or Chromebooks); this class will require participation in a video classroom setting. «Google Chrome Browser required«
  • A quiet, uninterrupted place to actively participate in the class
  • Broadband internet (speed and ability to function must be tested in a video chat prior to class)
  • Required NC Notary Public Manual*
  • Current (at time of class) government issued photo ID
  • Provide last four digits of Social Security Number and valid email address
  • A printer or access to a printer for handouts and the application (if not available, please contact for handout pick up at a campus location or mailing at least 10 days prior to course)

 *You can purchase the NC Notary Public Manual 2016 through Mitchell’s bookstore (online or in person), the Notary Public Division of the NC Secretary of State’s website, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.  Please note:  A counterfeit Notary Manual is being sold online.  The correct manual has ISBN # 978-1-56011-851-0.

 Qualifications to make application to be a Notary Public in North Carolina:

 Reside legally in the United States

  • Live in or work for a company in North Carolina
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have earned a high school diploma or high school equivalency
  • Be able to read, write and speak in English
  • Have no felony convictions**
  • Have a current (at time of class) government issued photo ID
  • Successfully complete a notary public education course and pass the final exam with at least a score of 80%

 **Contact NC Secretary of State Notary Public Division at for more information or see the back of the initial appointment application.

 For course information please call or email  Cabana Pierce  (704) 878-4273

To register for the course follow this link:    How to register for this course (opens in new window)


**Paralegal course requires a prerequisite of an Associate Degree or higher.**
         **Copy of Transcript is required for registration.**

Successful completion prepares one to sit for the certification exam.

Employment opportunities include being retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency, or other entity and performing specifically delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible.

For more information call (704) 978-5446

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Contact For Notary Public
Cabanna Pierce, Administrative Assistant
(704) 878-4273

Contact For Paralegal
David Bullins
(704) 978-5446