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 and Elections Clerk (231) 873-6716

Jana Boundy Deputy Clerk (231) 873-6712

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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