A notary public is a person appointed by the Ohio Secretary of State and authorized to perform the following functions:
- administer oaths required or authorized by law
- acknowledge signatures for deeds, mortgages, certificates of title and other documents
- take depositions
- receive, make, and record notorial protests
If you are a Hancock County resident who is interested in becoming a Notary Public, you should contact the Hancock County Clerk of Courts office at 419.424.7837 or visit the Hancock County Notary Public website.
For general information about Notaries Public, see the Ohio Notary Commission website