How to Record a Commission

IMPORTANT! When you have received your notary commission certificate from the Secretary of State’s Office, you are required to file (record) that commission and your signature with any of the following locations of the clerk’s office - until recorded, your commission is not valid and cannot be used:

FRANKLIN COUNTY CLERK OF COURTS, CIVIL SECTION
Hall of Justice Building

345 S. High Street, 1st Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
614/525.3621
M-F, 8AM to 5PM

TITLE SOUTH
Great Southern Shopping Center

45 Great Southern Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43207
614/525.3090
M-F, 8AM to 5PM

TITLE EAST
1583 Alum Creek Drive
Columbus, OH 43209
614/525.3090
M-F, 8AM to 5PM
Sat, 8AM to Noon

TITLE NORTH
980 Morse Road, Suite A
Columbus, OH 43229
614/781.0060
614/525.3090
M-F, 8AM to 5PM
Sat, 8AM to 2PM

TITLE WEST
4153 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43228
614/525.3090
M-F, 8AM to 5:00PM

In order to file your commission, you must take your commission, a photo ID, and $6.00 payable in cash or money order. The Clerk's Office will give your commission back to you for safe-keeping and present you with a laminated card identifying you as a notary public along with your commission expiration date.