Executive Order #170
On 2020/07/31 Governor Murphy signed Executive Order #170. The affected statutory provision requires each notary to take an oath before the clerk of the county in which the notary public resides within 3 months of the receipt of the notary public’s commission. This extension will extend the time period to take and subscribe the oath to 90 days after the end of the Public health Emergency.

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Interested In Becoming A Notary Public?  Just click the link below and apply online:

Notary Application

A notary public is empowered to administer oaths, take acknowledgements, take proofs of deeds, and witness signatures. To become a notary, you must be a resident of New Jersey, be 18 years of age or older, and have a clear criminal record.


  • Application to State of New Jersey  – $25.00
  • Swearing In – $15.00

Please note:

Notary Oaths are administered at the Cumberland County New Jersey Clerk’s Office in the Cumberland County Court House without appointment
Monday – Friday 8:30am until 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am until 7pm

Notary Oaths can also be administered at the Cumberland County Store (in the Cumberland Mall) without appointment every
Monday & Wednesday from 1 pm to 7 pm.
Otherwise they would need to be scheduled.
Feel free to call with any questions: Main Office – (856) 453-4860 or County Store – (856) 300-7466.

Click on the button below for instructions and the application to become a notary public.

New Jersey Notary Web Site

Application for Notary Oath