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Notaries Public in Massachusetts

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

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


In order to become a Notary Public in Massachusetts, you must be 18 years of age or older and be a legal resident or regularly conduct business in the state of Massachusetts. A notary commission is valid for a term of 7 years, at which time the Notary Public may apply for renewal of their commission.

For more information on being appointed as a MA Notary Public, visit the Secretary of State website:

Notary Public Massachusetts Mobile Notary Fees

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

Maximum notarization fees are based on the Massachusetts Government Code Section 262-41. Refer to the Official Website of the Governor of Massachusetts for more information.

Massachusetts 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.

Massachusetts 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.