Notary Public Application: Risk Management - Northwestern University

The Office of Risk Management provides assistance to Northwestern University employees seeking Notary Public status for university business.

Notary Commission Assistance is only available to University employees.

To become an Illinois Notary Public, you must be an Illinois resident or a resident of a qualifying bordering state. Illinois residents are commissioned in the county in which they reside. Out of state residents are commissioned in the county in which they are employed.

Questions should be forwarded to Leland Roth, (847) 491-4334 or risk@northwestern.edu.

Follow these easy steps:

  1. Obtain an application.
  2. Forward a completed application to Leland Roth in the Office of Risk Management.
  3. Wait 4 to 8 weeks.