A Notary Public is an official of integrity appointed by the secretary of state to serve the public as an impartial witness in performing a variety of official fraud-deterrent acts related to the signing of important documents.
As sworn public officials, notaries public serve an important role in the prevention of fraud and protection of the parties involved by acting as an official, unbiased witness for certain documents. Because of this important role, all notaries should understand the duties and responsibilities of notaries public and properly perform requested notarial acts.
ALL CLIENTS MUST HAVE A VALID FORM OF IDENTIFICATION. Driver's License, passport, etc.
The duties and responsibilities of a Notary Public can be found here
Notary Public handbook can be found here
Notary Public service fee is for the performance of an original notarial act. This also includes an Official Record Recording Fee. Notary Service Fee is required for ALL transactions. A Notarial Act is for 1 set of documents (known as the original in #'d pages in a package) that require the Notary's Seal and/or Signature. Any documents not part of the package set and requires seal and/or signature is subject to the service fee.
Notarized Copy service fee is for the performance of certifying and notarizing a copy of an original notarial act. This also includes an Official Record Recording Fee. Notarized Copy Fee is required for ALL transactions. If there are additional copies of the document set "Original" Notarial Act that require the seal and/or signature, including documents not part of the document set, Fees apply.
Additional signatures are for each individual required to sign the Notarial Act.
This fee includes the Official Recording Fee for each additional signature. Person or persons must have a valid ID to record transaction.
Urgent Services fee is for the request of a Notarial Act in a emergency time frame of within 2 hours of time of request.
This fee is incurred when the Notary Public must drop all business at time of urgent request to travel and perform services.
A Travel Fee for travel required for the performance of a notarial act. This is calculated from Notary Public's current location to the client's meet up location for the notarial act. Google Maps is the preferred mapping gps to calculate time and distance from both locations. The Notary Public will only travel up to 25 miles from the starting point location Annapolis, 21403.
The Notary Public's business hours are subject to change, however any requests for services after 10pm each day is considered After Hours.
This fee is incurred when services are requested after 10pm.
If the request is scheduled before 10pm, the fee is not charged.
Located in Annapolis, Maryland. Servicing Anne Arundel County, parts of Howard and Prince Georges County as well.