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Obtaining a California Notarization

Interested in getting documents notarized in California? Have questions about obtaining a proper California notarization. Check out this article.

What is a California Notary?

First let’s start with a summary of a notary in California. California notary is an impartial witness to the signing of important documents. In short, when needing documents authenticated you can seek a notary for witnessing the signing. For more on what a notary public is click here>>

Who appoints a California notary public?

The California secretary of state approves notaries.

Steps for a California Notarization:

When notarizing for signers, they are required to ensure each of these steps.

  1. witness the signing of documents,
  2. verify signer’s identity,
  3. scan documents for completeness,
  4. record a journal entry,
  5. lastly complete their notarial act by providing their signature and notary stamp to the document.

With these steps comes an impartial witness to the signing of many documents. For instance, forms like power of attorney and documents affecting real property such as deeds.

Can a California notary notarize my document remotely? 

California law does not provide the public with authority to perform remote online notarization, also known as RON. In California, we require the personal appearance of the signer. In other words, if a signer cannot appear for notarization, they cannot get it done through internet.

Notaries cannot proceed with a notarization without the physical appearance of a signer. Signer appears in front of notary and shows willingness to have signed the document.

How can I find a notary to notarize?

Check out how to find a notary public article. Ultimately search engines, financial institutions, ups and great starters.

If I can’t leave, how can I get a notary?

California citizens who want their documents notarized remotely can hire a mobile California notary public. Notary may charge for coming to you however they can’t exceed their maximum fee per signature of $15.

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