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Notaries Public in Florida

Welcome to the Notary Near Me ™ page for Florida. Click on the links above to find a notary in Florida by city. Once you locate a Florida Notary Public, view details of their professional notary experience on their profile page, such as whether they are a loan signing agent, or can receive e-docs.

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Become a Notary Public in Florida

The information and links below provide a general overview of how to become a Notary Public in Florida

Qualifications

In order to become a Notary Public in Florida, you must be 18 years of age or older and be a legal resident of Florida. Applicants may not have had a felony conviction and must be able to read, write, and understand English.

A complete overview of qualifications and requirements for being appointed as a FL Notary Public can be viewed on the Secretary of State website: http://notaries.dos.state.fl.us/notary.html

Notary Education

First time notary commisssion applicants must complete a three hour education course. For more information on approved educational providers, visit: http://www.flgov.com/notary_how_to

Notary Public FL Mobile Notary Fees

There are not any restrictions on the amount a Florida Mobile Notary may charge as a travel fee. Mobile notaries may charge extra for late night signings, as well as hospital and jail signings.

Notary Public FL Maximum Notary Fees

Florida notaries public may charge a maximum fee of $10 per notarial act, except as provided in the Florida Government Code Section 117.045. Refer to the sections of the Florida Statutes pertaining to Notaries Public to see the maximum fees.

Florida Notary Public Acknowledgment Information

An acknowledgment is the notary act of a signer declaring to a Notary Public that they have willingly signed a document. The act of presenting a signed document before a Notary Public and asking the Notary Public to notarize the signature constitutes acknowledging signing the document. The signer may sign the document before being in the presence of the Notary Public, however, the signer must appear before the Notary Public to sign the notary journal and receive the affixation of the notary seal on the notary certificate.

Florida Notary Public Jurat Information

A Jurat is the notary act of a signer swearing under oath before a Notary Public that the statement in the notarized document is true. Jurat certificate wording must accompany all Jurat notary acts in one of the following: within the document itself, after the signature area(s), or on an attached certificate form.