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Welcome to the Notary Near Me ™ page for Georgia. Click on the links above to find a notary in Georgia by city. Once you locate a Georgia 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 Georgia

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

Qualifications

Notaries in Georgia are appointed and commissioned by the Clerk of Superior Court in their county of residence. In order to become a Notary Public in Georgia, you must be 18 years of age or older and be a legal resident or reside in a neighboring state while having a principal place of business or employment in Georgia. Applicants must be able to read and write English.

A complete overview of qualifications and requirements for being appointed as a GA Notary Public can be viewed on the Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority (GSCCCA) website: https://www.gsccca.org/notary-and-apostilles/notaries/general-notary-information

Notary Training

Although notary training is not considered mandatory, it is highly recommended to take a free web-based training course. The training course covers Georgia notary law. You can find more information on the Georgia Superior Court Clerks' Cooperative Authority website.

Notary Public GA Mobile Notary Fees

There are not any restrictions on the amount a Georgia 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 GA Maximum Notary Fees

Georgia notaries public may or may not charge fees for performing notarial services. At the request of a notarial act, the Notary Public shall inform the signer whether a fee will be charged and the amount permitted by law for each act prior to performing the service. The authorized fee is $2 for per notarial act, and the notary may charge an additional $2 for providing a certificate from the Clerk of Superior Court of the effectiveness of the notary commission.

Georgia 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.

Georgia 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.