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Notary Public


 

Notary Public

 

Trust, knowledge, and attention to detail are key defining characteristics of FNL's Notary Public services. 

   FNL provides you with Notary Public Service when and where you need it. Just give us an advance notice and we can meet you in our centrally located San Francisco office or we can come to you. 

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Notary Public


 

Notary Public

 

Trust, knowledge, and attention to detail are key defining characteristics of FNL's Notary Public services. 

   FNL provides you with Notary Public Service when and where you need it. Just give us an advance notice and we can meet you in our centrally located San Francisco office or we can come to you. 

MORE THAN JUST A SIGNATURE AND A STAMP

 Whether your need for a Notary Public is for personal or business purposes you can count on FNL for an overall professional and reliable experience.

Trained by and Member of the National Notary Association.

Bonded and insured. 

 
 Since 2013

Since 2013

 

* We are not currently offering loan related notarizations or signing agent service. 

* We do not sign I-9 forms.

* Disclaimer: As one of our services, FNL provides Notary Public services to Spanish speaking customers but does not provide what is known as "Notario Publico" services. Be aware that the meaning and/or function of a Notario Publico in Latin American countries is different than a Notary Public in the United States. Again, FNL does not provide Notario Publico services, only Notary Public services. 

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Notary Public Services

Frequently Asked Questions

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Notary Public Services

Frequently Asked Questions

1 - How much do you charge per notarization?

California NotaryFees (Updated 01/01/2017)

  • Acknowledgments: $15 per signature
  • Jurats: $15 per individual taking oath or affirmation and certificate
  • Certified Copies of Power of Attorney: $15 for each power of attorney
  • Copies of Journal Entry: 30 cents

2 - Do I need to show Photo I.D. to have a notarization?

YES, signer(s) must be properly identified before proceeding with the notarization.

3 - What are the types of Photo I.D. accepted for a notarization?

The government of California accepts the following identification documents:

  • A California driver’s license or nondriver’s ID (State ID)
  • A U.S. passport (or passport card)
  • A driver’s license or official state ID issued by a U.S. state
  • A Canadian or Mexican driver’s license issued by an appropriate public agency (provided
    that it contains a photograph, description of the person, signature of the person, and an
    identifying number)
  • A U.S. military ID (provided
    that it contains a photograph, description of the person, signature of the person, and an
    identifying number)
  • A valid foreign passport from the applicant’s country of citizenship
  • An employee ID issued by an agency or office of a California city, county, or city and county
  • An identification card issued by a federally-recognized tribal government
  • A valid consular identification document issued by a consulate from the applicant’s country of citizenship (Provided
    that it contains a photograph, description of the person, signature of the person, and an
    identifying number). As of January 2017, Mexican Consular IDs are not allowed.
(Information extracted from the Notary Public 2014 Handbook published by the Secretary of State of California - http://notary.cdn.sos.ca.gov/forms/notary-handbook-2018.pdf and the National Notary Association website - https://www.nationalnotary.org/notary-bulletin/blog/2017/04/3-facts-california-notaries-identifying-signers)

4 - My I.D. is expired. Can I use it for a notarization?

California allows the use of expired I.D.s as long as the document has bee issued within five years. This is for notarization purposes only, not for fingerprinting.

5 - I've been told to have a document notarized but I don't know what it says. Could you explain it to me?

Unfortunately, no. Notaries Public are not allow to explain the content of a document or provide legal advice. If you have questions related to a document, you should ask the agency or entity asking you to notarize the document or consult with an attorney.

6 - Do you perform notarizations online?

No. Online notarization are not allowed in California.

7 - Do you provide mobile notarizations?

Yes. If you cannot come to our office, FNL can come to you place. Please contact FNL for this type of mobile services and the fees involved. 

8 - Where can I find more information about Notary Public services?

A good place to start is the website of the Secretary of State of California: http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/notary/

 


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