PO BOX 12785
LA JOLLA, CA 92039-2785
TEL: (858) 997-6415
FAX: (858) 997-2111
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What is a Notary Public? A Notary Public is a person of proven integrity appointed by the government to serve the public as an impartial witness in taking acknowledgments, administering oath and affirmations, and performing other acts authorizing by law.
What is a Signing Agent? A Notary Signing Agent is a Notary with distinctive expertise in notarizing loan document signings.
How much does a notarization cost? Generally, the cost is $10 per signature. Traveling expenses for mobile notary services depends on the distance traveled and the time expended. Loan signing fee is variable. Call for a quote for mobile services or loan signing.
What do you need to bring for a notarization? Proper identification is required for any notary service requiring verification of signature. California recognizes the following types of identification as valid if issued by the state within the last 5 years: California Driver License or ID Card or a US passport. The following types of identification are acceptable if they are current and have been issued within the last 5 years:
Driver license or ID card issued by another state Mexican or Canadian driver license issued by an authorized agency. US Military identification card foreign passport if stamped by the Immigration and naturalization service. All identification cards must contain a photo, physical description, signature and serial number.
Why are documents notarized? To deter fraud. An impartial witness (the Notary) ensures that the signers of documents are who they say they are and not impostors. The Notary makes sure that signers have entered into agreements knowingly and willingly.
What do we NOT notarize? Incomplete documents Copies of Birth, Death or Marriage records. (We are allowed to notarize Affidavit of Birth, Marriage, Death ). Documents signed outside of our presence Documents without proper notarial wording.