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Notary Changes NOTARY CHANGES: With the signing of House Bill 776 into law, Emergency Video Notarization is restored until 6/30/2023 when a new Remote Online Notarization program is implemented.

NEW FEES: 1. For acknowledgments, jurats, verifications, or proofs the new fee is $10 per principal signature. 2. For oaths or affirmations without a signature, the fee is $10 per person, except for the identity of a principal or subscribing witness. 3. For an electronic notarization under G.S. 10B-188, the fee is $15 (E-Notarizations). 4. The new Remote Online Notary fee will be $25 per principal position when RON becomes effective in July of 2023.

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Business Registration Document Verification

What We Do

The duty of the Secretary of State is to ensure uniform compliance with the statutes governing the creation of business entities, record the information required to be kept as a public record, and provide that information to the public. The Business Registration Division acts in an administrative capacity only and cannot give legal advice.

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Customer Service
corpinfo@sosnc.gov
Annual Reports
arinfo@sosnc.gov
Annual Reports Fax
919 814-5394
Notice of Grounds Mailing
notice@sosnc.gov
Service of Process
sop@sosnc.gov
Telephone
919-814-5400
Fax
919 814-5393
Mailing Address
PO Box 29622
Raleigh, NC 27626-0622

Mailing Address for Regular Mail:

NC Secretary of State
Business Registration
Post Office Box 29622
Raleigh, North Carolina 27626-0622

Street Address for Overnight Mail:

NC Secretary of State
Business Registration
2 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27601-2903
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