2017 Georgia Code
Title 45 - Public Officers and Employees
Chapter 17 - Notaries Public
Article 1 - General Provisions
§ 45-17-2. Qualifications of notaries

Universal Citation: GA Code § 45-17-2 (2017)
  • (a) Any individual applying for appointment to be a notary public shall:
    • (1) Be at least 18 years old;
    • (2) Be a United States citizen or be a legal resident of the United States;
    • (3) Be a legal resident of the county from which such individual is appointed;
    • (4) Have, and provide at the time of the application, the applicant's operating telephone number; and
    • (5) Be able to read and write the English language.
  • (b) The qualification of paragraph (3) of subsection (a) of this Code section shall not apply to any nonresident individual applying for appointment as a notary public under the provisions of Code Section 45-17-7.
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