The Fayette County Superior Court Clerk, Sheila Studdard, is proud to announce that new and renewal notary public applications are now available to be completed online. In an effort to provide ease and convenience, Sheila Studdard, Fayette County Superior Court Clerk, in conjunction with the Georgia Superior Court Clerks’ Cooperative Authority, has developed an online notary public application process. Fayette County requires that you complete and pass the Notary Public Training course offered though the Clerks’ Authority. The Notary Public Training course is available to the public at no cost, to provide training regarding the duties and responsibilities of notaries public. In addition, an optional Notary Final Exam is offered for a cost of $10.  Upon successfully passing the Notary Final Exam, a certificate of completion is issued. Please present the certificate to the Clerk with your application. To access the training site, go to and register.

Pursuant to OCGA § 45-17-2.3 all new and renewing applicant must submit a current (within four weeks of the date of the application) criminal history background. The purpose of the background is to establish that the applicant has no felony convictions and is otherwise eligible to hold the office of notary public.

CLICK HERE to access the Georgia Notary Online Application. Fill out the application online and print a copy, and obtain the necessary signatures. Please contact my office via email at to set an appointment for bring commissioned as a Notary Public. You will be asked to scan your documents prior to the appointment.

Document processing office hours are: 9AM to 4:30PM -- Monday thru Friday.

To access a collection of files and forms to assist Notary Publics in Georgia please visit the GSCCCA Notary Files & Forms page.

We hope that you find this service to be beneficial as the Fayette County Superior Court Clerk’s office continues to explore and implement new ways to improve services delivered to the citizens of Fayette County.

Revised 1/2024