Background Checks

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The CBA offers BCI Background Check services before all of our in-person notary classes for class attendees at our office in Columbus, OH. We also offer background checks to the general public by appointment on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.

Cost: $35

When can I get a background check?

  • NEW NOTARY APPLICANTS: If you are scheduled for a Saturday New Notary Class, you may arrive at 8:00am to complete your BCI background check before your class. This time is reserved for those registered to attend the class and no additional appointment for class registrants is necessary. Class registrants will be processed on a first come first served basis beginning at 8:00am. Payment will be due at time of service. Debit or Credit card only.

  • RENEWAL NOTARY APPLICANTS: If you are scheduled for a Wednesday Renewal Class, you may arrive at 9:00am to complete your BCI background check before your class. This time is reserved for those registered to attend the class and no additional appointment for class registrants is necessary. Class registrants will be processed on a first come first served basis beginning at 9:00am. Payment will be due at time of service. Debit or Credit card only.

  • GENERAL PUBLIC: Background checks are available by appointment every Tuesday and Friday between 12:30pm and 3:30pm. Book your appointment here.
    Note: Your booking confirms that your BCI or FBI background check will be conducted during a 1-hour window. Once customers who have booked this 1-hour window arrive, they will be processed on a first come first served basis. Payment will be due at time of service. Debit or Credit card only.

Questions? Please contact us at notary@cbalaw.org or (614) 340-2031.

Notary Public Frequently Asked Questions
To be qualified to be commissioned as a notary public, a person must not have been convicted of, pleaded guilty or no contest to a disqualifying offense.

Contact Us

Phone: (614) 340-2031
Email: notary@cbalaw.org