Notary Public classes offered this fall in Surry and Yadkin

Staff Report

DOBSON — Many businesses are required to have notarized signatures as part of their normal business activity, and therefore employ people who hold North Carolina Notary Public credentials.

Surry Community College will offer four opportunities for Notary Public Training throughout the fall. The first class will be on Aug. 23 and Aug. 25 in Room 107 of The Elkin Center, 1461 N. Bridge St., Elkin. The second class offering will be on Sept. 27 and Sept. 29 in Room 110 of The Pilot Center, 612 E. Main St., Pilot Mountain.

The class also will be offered on Oct. 25 and Oct. 27 in Room A-121 of Surry Community College, 630 S. Main St., Dobson. The last class will be offered on Nov. 29 and Dec. 1 in Room A-202 of the Yadkin Center, 1001 College Drive, Yadkinville.

All classes run from 6 to 9:30 p.m.

This two-night, seven-hour course prepares students to become a Notary Public in North Carolina. Topics include notary qualifications, guidelines, and processes for notarizing documents. After passing the course test, students are eligible to submit an application to the Secretary of State to become a notary.

In order to take this class, students must reside legally in the United States, live or work in North Carolina, be at least 18 years old, possess a high school diploma or High School Equivalency diploma, be able to read and write English, have no felony convictions (some misdemeanors apply), and have a valid driver’s license or NC State ID.

Advanced registration and payment are required. Tuition is $71. The cost of the required textbook is $27.25. Textbooks will be distributed during the first class session.

Interested parties should contact Chelsea Swaim at 336-386-3580.

Staff Report

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