The Register of Deeds Office administers notary public oaths for Ashe County notaries anytime between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. In addition, the office makes a variety of notary forms available to the general public, including applications for initial appointment, reappointment, and change of name or change of address. These three are linked below. Please feel free to print out and complete the appropriate application. You will then mail the completed form to:

Department of the Secretary of State
Notary Public Division
P. O. Box 29622
Raleigh, NC 27626-0622 

You will receive a notice to be sworn in at the Register of Deeds Office. The notary oath fee is $10.00.

Requirements for Initial Appointment

Initial Application for NC Notary Form

Requirements for Reappointment

Reappointment Application for NC Notary Public

Requirements for Name Change/Address Change

Name/Address Change Form