The Register of Deed’s office administers Notary Public oaths to Scotland County notaries. When an individual has received his/her notary commission notice from the Secretary of State’s office, the individual has within 45 days to go to the Register of Deeds to take the notary oath of office. The fee is $10 to administer the oath.
The North Carolina Secretary of State issues the Notaries Public their Notary Commission and has jurisdiction to enforce the Notary Public laws.
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