What is a notary? A notary public is appointed by New York State to help deter fraud. Notaries are present at the signing of important documents to verify the identity of the signer, their willingness to sign the document, and their awareness of the contents of the document.
When can I get something notarized? We provide notary public services at scheduled appointment times Please visit THIS WEBSITE , click book now above, or contact the library to make an appointment to be sure a notary will be available.
What do I need to bring? All signers must bring a valid government-issued ID such as a driver’s license or passport. You will also need to bring the document that needs to be notarized. Bring witnesses (if required) with valid IDs. Please wait to sign the document ONLY in the presence of the notary.
What can I get notarized? With some exceptions, notaries can notarize any document with a notarial statement included on the document. Please note that:
- Notaries cannot provide legal advice or prepare legal documents.
- Notaries cannot notarize wills, codicils, copies of documents, photographs, or blank forms.
- A Notary must be able to communicate directly with the signer of any document. Notaries cannot use translators, even family members, to communicate with signers.
Is there a fee? The following is the fee schedule for notary services
For Acknowledgements and Jurats, the maximum fee is $2.00 each per signer plus $2.00 for each sworn witness on an Acknowledgement.
For Oaths and Affirmations, the fee is $2.00 each.