A Certified Public Notary’s task is to make sure that the individual who is signing is in fact the same person whose name appears on the documents. If you’re having trouble finding a Notary, you can start by calling and visiting the places mentioned below:
Finding a Certified Public Notary
Find a Notary within your Company
Check with your current employer, there’s a good chance that your company’s administrative assistant is a certified notary public. If you’ve received a document in an office, go ahead and ask the person who handed the document to you if they have a notary on their staff.
If you’re looking to notarize a financial document, you can visit your local bank and ask if they have a notary available. Remember to go in the bank with your financial document, if not, the Bank will refuse to notarize on the grounds that is not covered by their insurance.
These types of agencies deal with several legal documents regularly. Call your insurance company and find out if they have a notary available.
If you would liked to mail your documents, ask your local post office if they have a notary available.
Nearly every UPS owner is a certified notary. First call the store to confirm if they offer notary services, and don’t forget to ask if they are available by the time you get to their store.
You can always find a notary public or mobile notary with FindNotary. You can find a list of notaries by location by visiting their site.
Working with a Notary
There are several things to remember when working with a notary. You should never sign the documents before going to the notary. The notary has to witness the signing of the official document. The individuals involved in the signing of the documents are always required to be present. You must also provide a valid proof of identification, and this form of identification must display your photo and signature.