To become a Notary Public in Minnesota you must apply to the Office of the Secretary of State
Once your new commission, reappointment, renewal or name change has been approved by the Secretary of State and you have received your commission certificate, you must record your commission with your resident county. County contact information for your county of residence is included in the instructions. The fee for recording your commission at the county is $20.
Apply via mail:
When you register with the county, please bring:
The same application can be used to change your name on your Notary Commission. The new card would need to be registered with the same county in Minnesota in which you originally registered.