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Notaries Public in Kentucky

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

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

Qualifications

In order to become a Notary Public in Kentucky, you must be 18 years of age or older and be a legal resident of or have a principal place of business or employment in the country from which they apply. You must be of good moral character and capable of discharging the duties imposed upon you by law.

A complete overview of qualifications and requirements for being appointed as a KY Notary Public can be viewed on the Secretary of State website: http://www.sos.ky.gov/bus/businessrecords/notaries/Pages/default.aspx

Notary Public Kentucky Mobile Notary Fees

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

Maximum notarization fees are based on the Kentucky Government Code Section 64.300. Refer to the Notary Public Handbook for the state of Kentucky to see the maximum notary fees.

Kentucky 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.

Kentucky 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.