2011 ORS § 194.014¹
Application for appointment and commission

Every individual person, before entering upon the duties of a notary public, shall file with the Secretary of State a completed application for appointment and commission as a notary public. Application shall be made on a form prescribed by the Secretary of State and shall include an oath of office, the legal name and an official signature. Each applicant for appointment and commission as a notary public shall swear, under penalty of perjury, that the answers to all questions on the application are true and complete to the best of the applicants knowledge, and that the applicant is qualified to be appointed and commissioned as a notary public. The application process shall be ordered or arranged so that applications may be readily submitted by mail. [1989 c.976 §4]