0
×

Your shopping cart is empty.

View Cart
  • Home
  • NOTARY SUPPLIES
  • Notary Accessories
  • Notary Information (Free Helpful Hints)
  • Custom Rubber Stamps (custom, stock, daters, etc.)
  • Corporate Seals and Corporate Stamps
  • Attorney Products
  • Stamp Design Wizard
  • Engraved Name Plates | Name Badges | Signs
  • Wedding Embossers
  • Specialty Embossers
  • Testimonials
  • About Us
  • Notary Blog

ACT NOW TO SAVE AN EXTRA 10% WITH THE PROMO CODE SAVE10

North Carolina Notary Public FAQ

NORTH CAROLINA NOTARY FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do I become a North Carolina Notary Public? Here is some helpful information:

Requirements to become a North Carolina Notary Public:

- Applicants must be 18 years old
- North Carolina Notary Applicants must reside in the State of North Carolina or be employed in the state
- Be a legal permanent resident or US Citizen
- Be able to write, speak and read English
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent
- Keep the most current, approved North Carolina notary manual
- In no case may a commission be issued to an applicant within 10 years after release from prison, probation, or parole, whichever is later

How to become a Notary Public in North Carolina:

- Take the state-approved notary public course
- Obtain the most current notary public manual, found here: https://www.sog.unc.edu/publications/books/north-carolina-notary-public-manual-2016-print-version
- Take and pass the North Carolina notary public examination. You must score a test score of 80 or better to pass
- Submit the notary application, found here: https://www.sosnc.gov/documents/forms/notary/initial_Application_for_nc_notary_public.pdf
- You must send your application within three months of taking the notary course
- An approval letter will be sent from the Secretary of State
- Notaries must take the oath within 45 days of receiving your commission
- Purchase your North Carolina Notary Supplies

How long is my Notary Term in North Carolina

- North Carolina notaries are commissioned for a term of 5 years

Which Notary Supplies are required to be a North Carolina Notary Public

- A North Carolina notary stamp is required
- A North Carolina notary seal is permitted and must be photographically reproducible. A seal impression inker may be purchased to darken the notary embosser impression. A notary seal is recommended as some notary clients will expect to see the raised seal.
- North Carolina notaries are not required to keep a notary record book (Notary Journal). It is recommended to have a record book and document the notary transactions for the protection of the notary

North Carolina Notary Website https://www.sosnc.gov/divisions/notary


To return to the North Carolina Notary Supply Page, click here: https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/north-carolina-notary-supplies/

How to Order Affordable Notary Supplies for North Carolina

One of the best ways to save money on NC Notary Stamps & NC Notary Seals is to purchase Notary kits also known as Notary Bundles or Notary Packages. These notary kits are arranged with the most commonly ordered, North Carolina State-Approved Notary Products, packaged together and then discounted. These discounted North Carolina Notary Kits can be found here, https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/nc-north-carolina-notary-supplies-package-kits In this article we will examine each North Carolina notary kit and the products they contain.

The cheapest Notary Supply option for North Carolina notaries is the Basic Notary Kit for North Carolina, found here at our North Carolina Notary Store: https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-supplies-north-carolina-nc This NC Notary Package includes: The Self-Inking North Carolina Notary Expiration Stamp, North Carolina Notary Seal, and a small notary supply bag. The purpose of this notary kit is to create the lowest-cost option for North Carolina notaries while maintaining the minimum required items to notarize properly. If you think you may not notarize very often and you’re looking to keep your costs down, this is the notary package for you.

The Notary Supply option with best value is the Value Notary Kit for North Carolina, found here at our North Carolina Notary Store: https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-supplies-stamps-north-carolina-package This NC Notary Package includes: The Self-Inking North Carolina Notary Expiration Stamp, North Carolina Notary Seal, Notary Record Book, Notary affidavit stamp, and a Large Notary Zippered Supply Bag. This notary kit includes all the items of the NC Notary Basic Kit with three additions, the notary affidavit stamp, the notary record book, and the Large Notary Supply Bag. The Notary affidavit stamp is a very useful item as it documents the date of a swearing of an oath. The Large Notary Supply Bag is a sturdy supply bag that holds all the items of the North Carolina Notary Value Kit and makes it easy for the notary to organize all their notary supplies. The Large supply bag measures 10 inches high x 14 inches wide and allows the notary to use a combination lock (sold separately) for extra security. The notary combination lock can be found here: https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/Combination-Lock-for-Notary-Supplies-Bag 

The Highest Quality North Carolina Notary kit is the Deluxe Notary Kit for North Carolina, found here at our North Carolina Notary Store: https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-supplies-stamps-north-carolina-package-3 This NC Notary Package includes: The Pre-Inked North Carolina Notary Expiration Stamp, NC Notary Seal, Notary Record Book, Pre-Inked Notary affidavit stamp, Large Notary Supply Bag, and a Deluxe Leatherette Notary Seal Pouch.  This notary kit has the highest quality notary stamps that simply kiss the paper when stamping. These Max-Light notary stamps by Trodat feature an oil-based ink which is much less likely to dry. For the notary that wants the best and expects to use the notary supplies a lot, this is the notary kit for you!

We hope this article has helped you decide which North Carolina Notary Kits to order. All our NC Notary supplies include many notary stamp variations with multiple notary stamp colors and notary seal upgrades. As always you can purchase your North Carolina Notary Supplies here: https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/notary-supplies-north-carolina     Anchorstamp.com proudly ships North Carolina notary orders the next business day, includes a free notary pen, and offers free shipping on notary orders of $50.00 or more.

Which North Carolina Notary stamp should I purchase?

When you purchase your NC Notary Stamp it’s important to know your options. AnchorStamp.com offers a wide variety of Notary Stamps for North Carolina. The first thing a notary needs to know is that the NC notary stamps are made in accordance with North Carolina notary guidelines. A North Carolina notary will then want to know how much do North Carolina notary stamps cost? At Anchor Stamp, we offer NC notary stamps for all budgets, beginning with a Wood-handle notary stamp to self-inking NC notary stamps, to the highest quality, Pre-Inked NC notary stamps. Anchor Stamp offers Shiny and Trodat brands which reflect our commitment to creating quality North Carolina notary stamps. Need your notary stamp in a hurry? No worries, Anchor Stamp ships North Carolina Notary Supply orders the next business day and offers free shipping on notary orders of $50.00 or more. You can purchase your North Carolina notary stamps right here at our North Carolina notary store: https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/notary-stamps-north-carolina  Let’s look at some of NC notary stamps in detail.

1) The highest quality North Carolina notary stamps are the North Carolina Pre-Inked notary stamps. This North Carolina notary stamp product line uses the Max-Light brand by Trodat. The Max-Lights by Trodat feature a superior oil-based ink, a smooth stamping mechanism and a protective cover. Pre-Inked NC notary stamps can be re-inked, just be sure to use the proper Pre-Ink refill ink.

The most popular, highest quality North Carolina Pre-Inked notary stamp is the Pre-Inked NC notary expiration stamp, found here https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/north-carolina-notary-pre-inked-expiration-stamp This compact notary stamp includes a standard border to properly frame the state-approved notary information. This NC notary stamp makes a sharp, crisp notary stamp impression every time. The Pre-Inked NC notary stamp is also available in a popular pink frame.

The Pre-Inked NC Round notary stamp is the highest quality round stamp on the market today. This NC notary stamp is used where a photographically reproducible notary impression is needed. Some other applications include scanning, copying and faxing notary documents that a notary embossed image may not apply. We also find that some notaries with arthritis or other disabilities find this round notary stamp to be easier to use than squeezing a North Carolina notary seal. This highest quality NC notary stamp can be purchased at our NC notary store here: https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/north-carolina-notary-pre-inked-round-stamp    

Anchorstamp.com also offers North Carolina notaries useful Pre-Inked notary stamps such as the Pre-Inked notary affidavit stamp, found here https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/north-carolina-notary-pre-inked-affidavit-stamp, the Pre-Inked Notary Acknowledgement stamp, found here https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-acknowledgement-stamp- , the Pre-Inked Notary Jurat Stamp, found here  https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-jurat-stamp , and the Pre-Inked Notary Certified True Copy stamp, found here https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/certified-true-copy-stamp .

2) Our next high-quality line of North Carolina notary stamps are Self-Inking notary stamps using the Shiny brand. The North Carolina Self-inking notary stamps by Shiny feature a high-quality stamp that is also re-inkable. Another very popular notary stamp is the Self-Inking North Carolina notary expiration stamp. These notary stamps include the state-approved NC notary stamp format with a standard border and the notary’s name and expiration date. This notary product also features various stamp frame colors including Black, Pink, USA Flag, Blue, Red and Lilac. You can purchase this great NC notary stamp here https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-stamp-north-carolina-nc    

Anchorstamp.com offers another quality NC notary stamp, the Self-Inking Round North Carolina Notary Stamp https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/north-carolina-notary-stamp-round This high-quality NC Round notary stamp includes a cover that products the notary die from dust and debris. Anchor Stamp offers the stamp frame available in Black, Red, Pink, and Blue.

Anchor Stamp also offers high-quality, useful Self-Inking Notary affidavit stamps, Self-Inking Acknowledgement Stamps and Self-Inking Jurat stamps on our North Carolina notary stamp supply page https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/notary-stamps-north-carolina

3) The remaining line of NC notary stamps are the Traditional wood-handle notary stamps, the North Carolina notary traditional expiration stamp https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/north-carolina-notary-traditional-expiration-stamp and notary affidavit stamp https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-traditional-affidavit-stamp . This is the least expensive, traditional wood handle notary stamp. This product must be used with a notary stamp pad, sold separately.

We hope this informative article has helped you purchase your NC notary stamps. All North Carolina notary supplies can be purchased here on our North Carolina notary store, https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/notary-supplies-north-carolina  Anchorstamp.com proudly ships North Carolina notary orders the next business day, includes a free notary pen, and offers free shipping on notary orders of $50.00 or more.

Which North Carolina notary seal should I purchase?

Experienced North Carolina notaries know that there is nothing quite like a raised or embossed notary impression. Many clients will expect to see the raised notary seal as it makes them feel like the transaction is authentic and official. In some cases where documents go out of state, a notary seal is required. When notarizing in North Carolina, we recommend purchasing a North Carolina notary seal. Anchorstamp.com offers NC notary seals in most of our NC notary kits. It is important to purchase your North Carolina notary seal from a company like Anchorstamp.com that manufacturers the seals on site. This will ensure quality and reduce the cost and delivery time of these important notary tools. Anchor Stamp uses the Shiny brand to create our line of quality North Carolina notary embossers. Our North Carolina notary seals are made of steel and built to last. Each North Carolina notary embosser is engraved with pride and tested to meet the highest quality standards. All our North Carolina notary seals can be purchased right here on our North Carolina notary Store https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/notary-seal-north-carolina-nc    

Anchor Stamp offers three kinds of North Carolinia notary seals. The first, and most popular is the NC notary pocket seal https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/north-seal-nc-north-carolina The pocket seal is named so as it could fit right in your pocket and is preferred by notaries on the go. All our notary pocket seals include a free vinyl storage pouch. Anchorstamp.com offers a wide variety of NC notary seal upgrades and various color options including Black, Pink, Blue, and Red.

The next North Carolina notary seal option is the North Carolina notary desk seal https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/notary-seal-nc-north-carolina-desk This notary desk seal features four rubber gripped feet for the seal to rest on top of your desk without slipping. The North Carolina notary desk seal is great for higher volume embossing and made for the notary to leverage his/her weight as they seal.

The finest North Carolina notary seal is the North Carolina Notary Designer Desk Seal https://www.anchorstamp.com/products/northcarolina-notary-designer-desk-seal. The North Carolina Designer notary desk seal is the most attractive and distinguished looking item a Delaware notary can purchase. This revolutionary design is tested and proven to reduce pressure by 30%. The steel-frame construction makes this North Carolina notary embosser built to stand the test of time. Anchorstamp.com offers this beautiful seal in Black, Silver, and Gold.

We hope this article about North Carolina notary seals has helped you purchase your NC notary seals. All North Carolina notary supplies can be purchased here on our North Carolina notary store, https://www.anchorstamp.com/category/notary-supplies-north-carolinaAnchorstamp.com proudly ships North Carolina notary orders the next business day, includes a free notary pen, and offers free shipping on notary orders of $50.00 or more.