Welcome to the Office of the Lieutenant Governor Division of Notaries Public. A notary public is a responsible person appointed to authenticate the signing of important documents and administer oaths. Below you will find document downloads pertaining to Notary Publics in the United States Virgin Islands.
Thank you for your willingness to serve a notary public. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us using the email form on this page.
- Notary Bulletin 2020-1
- English Apostille or Certificate of Authenticity Form
- Notary Renewal Application
- Virgin Islands Code TITLE 3. Executive Chapter 29. Notaries Public
Drop Box Service Available
Notary Services or Apostille Request Office Hours Monday – Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Payment can be submitted by way of money order or cashier’s check made payable to the Government of the Virgin Islands
Each notary public may charge and retain a fee not to exceed $5.00 for each document notarized or for each time his or her seal is affixed to a document.
Lt. Governor’s Office Not Accepting New Notary Applications
Pursuant to Title 3, VIC, Chapter 29, s. 771(a), Effective immediately, the Notary Division, under the Office of the Lieutenant Governor,
will not be accepting NEW APPLICATIONS. The Notary Division has officially began counting all registered notaries in the territory.
Only RENEWAL APPLICATIONS will be accepted.
VIRGIN ISLANDS CODE
TITLE 3. EXECUTIVE
CHAPTER 29. NOTARIES PUBLIC
- 771. Appointment of notaries public by Lieutenant Governor
(a) The Lieutenant Governor may appoint and commission not more than 600 notaries
public for the Virgin Islands, exclusive of notaries public ex officio and members of the
Virgin Islands Bar, who shall hold office for a period of four years. The Executive
Secretary of the Legislature of the Virgin Islands shall be granted a commission by the
Lieutenant Governor as a notary public ex officio. Each official court reporter and
assistant court reporter to the Territorial Court of the Virgin Islands and the District Court
of the Virgin Islands, each official reporter of the Legislature of the Virgin Islands, and
the Registrar and Deputy Registrars of Vital Statistics of the Department of Health shall
be granted commissions by the Lieutenant Governor as notaries public ex officio. Any
person admitted to practice law in the Virgin Islands as a member of the Virgin Islands
Bar shall upon application and a showing of his membership be issued a commission for
a period of four years…..