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Office of the Governor

The Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia (GOV) serves as the chief executive of the Commonwealth of Virginia for a four-year term.

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The Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth is responsible for the commissioning of Notaries Public in Virginia, pursuant to Section 47.1-8 of the Code of Virginia. At any given time, approximately 120,000 Virginians are commissioned as a Notary Public.

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For additional help regarding this service, please contact the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

For general help and information please contact:
Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth
By phone at (804) 692-2536 
By email at notary@governor.virginia.gov