The Notaries Society

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Welcome to the Society Website

The Notaries Society is the representative society for the 800 or so Notaries Public practising in England and Wales. From this page you will find various topics of interest to members of the profession and the public alike. 

The Notaries Society was founded in 1882 and was incorporated in April 1907, the twenty fifth anniversary of its founding. Membership of the Notaries Society is open to all Notaries in England and Wales, and to other Notaries whose Faculty is derived from the Court of Faculties. 

Associate membership is open to notaries practising overseas. The Society is a membership body for the profession and has no disciplinary functions.

Scrivener Notaries are represented by the Society of Scrivener Notaries.


our Guide for Law Graduates  or

our Guide for Legal Practitioners

for more information about becoming a notary.