Notary Public Information

A notary public is appointed by the state government to serve as an impartial witness to the signing of important documents, administer oaths, and oversee acknowledgements.

Becoming a Notary

To become a Notary Public, you must be 18 years of age or older, a resident of Oceana County. You must also complete the Michigan Notary Public Application and return it to the County Clerk’s office along with a $10,000 surety bond.

Notary Public Application Fees

You must pay a $10 application fee to the State of Michigan as well as a $10 fee to the County Clerk.

Learn more about the duties of a Notary Public and apply online through the State of Michigan website.

Contact the County Clerk


Amy L. Anderson County Clerk

Melanie A. Coon Chief Deputy Clerk

Kristina Linley Vital Records and Accounts Receivable Clerk

Arlene LaDoux Deputy Clerk

Main Phone: (231) 873-4328


Address Oceana County Building
100 S. State Street, Suite M-1
Hart, MI 49420

Hours Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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