Commissioner for West Virginia Forms and Fees

Complete the Application for Appointment as a Commissioner for West Virginia (Form CWV-1) to apply for your initial appointment or to apply for reappointment. Select the form number below to download the application. Complete the application being sure to follow the instructions and return it to Secretary of State with the filing fee for the initial registration or to apply for recommission.

Filing Form Number Fee
Application for Appointment as a Commissioner for WV CWV-1 $500.00*
Commissioner for WV Stamp Seal CWV-2 No Fee
Commissioner for WV Name and/or Address Change CWV-3 No Fee
Commissioner for WV Recording Lost or Stolen Seal CWV-4 No Fee
Commissioner for WV Resignation CWV-5 No Fee

*$500.00 fee is nonrefundable, provided that the Secretary of State shall have the authority to refund some or all of the application fee for denials resulting from good-faith mistakes made by applicants. Federal employees are not eligible.

Filing a Complaint

Use the General Complaint Form to file a complaint against a commissioner for West Virginia suspected of fraudulent practices or to make a general complaint against a commissioner for West Virginia.

Contact the Notary Division for further assistance regarding Commissioners for West Virginia.


If we may be of any further assistance, please don't hesitate to contact us:  304.558.8000   toll free 866.767.8683  email:   Notary@wvsos.gov