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EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2023, OUR LOBBY WALK-IN HOURS WILL BE 9 A.M. - 4 P.M. (CENTRAL), MONDAY - FRIDAY.

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Division Delivery Address:
 

Government Filings Division
Secretary of State
1019 Brazos
Austin, Texas 78701

Walk-In Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday

Authentications Unit: (512) 463-5705
(9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday - Friday)

This unit provides authentication of public officials on documents for use outside the United States of America. Questions/Comments may be submitted by contacting our Authentications Unit.

Unit Mailing Address:
Authentications Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13550
Austin, Texas 78711-3550

Notary Public Unit: (512) 463-5705 Notary Public Unit FAX number: (512) 463-5255
(9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday - Friday)

The Notary Public Unit processes notary public applications. Upon qualification, a notary public is mailed a four-year commission. This unit is also responsible for processing the notary public complaints received and distributing an educational notary public video. Questions/Comments may be submitted by contacting our Notary Public Unit.

Unit Mailing Address:
Notary Public Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13375
Austin, Texas 78711-3375

Notary Public Complaints Unit: (512) 475-2993 Notary Public Complaints Unit FAX number: (512) 463-5255

The Notary Public Complaints Unit processes notary public complaints received. Questions/comments may be submitted by contacting our Notary Public Complaints Unit.

Unit Mailing Address:
Notary Public Complaints Unit
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 13375
Austin, Texas 78711-3375