Notary Public and Commissioner of Deeds


To certify a notary signature, come to the County Clerk's Office, Room 189, Window #6, and pay $3 each, in cash or certified check or bank or postal money order payable to the Kings County Clerk. Please note: the notary stamp must read "QUALIFIED IN KINGS COUNTY."

For notary renewal, please submit the renewal card and the filing fee of $60. It takes approximately 4 months to receive the card from Albany. If you have received your cancelled check, your license has been renewed for 4 years from the date of the check. If you've received your cancelled check, but have not received your renewal card, contact the New York Department of State in Albany at 518-474-4429.

For Commissioner of Deeds, the fee for filing the signature card is $10. If you are coming in person, please go to Window #6 in Room 189, with your renewal card or signature card.

If you want to become a notary, visit:

IF YOU WANT TO APPLY TO BECOME A Commissioner of Deeds, please call the City Clerk at: 212-669-8095, located at 1 Centre Street, New York, NY 10001, or go to:

If you have any questions, you can email us