New York County Law
Sec. § 534
County Clerk; Appointment of Notaries Public

Each county clerk shall designate from among the members of his or her staff at least one notary public to be available to notarize documents for the public in each county clerk’s office during normal business hours free of charge. Each individual appointed by the county clerk to be a notary public pursuant to this section shall be exempt from the examination fee and application fee required by section one hundred thirty-one of the executive law.
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