A notary public is someone who acts as a witness to the identity of a person who needs to get an official document signed. A notary can also:
- Administer oaths
- Take depositions, affidavits, and acknowledgments
A Tennessee notary public must be commissioned or licensed in their county of residence, but they have statewide jurisdiction (and they are state officials) so they can notarize within any county in their state.
Ready to become a notary public in Tennessee? First, you’ll need to get Tennessee Notary Public License and Tennessee Notary Bond. Here are the steps you need to take to become a notary in TN: