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Notaries Public and Signing Agent listings by city in New Jersey:

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

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

Qualifications

In order to become a Notary Public in New Jersey, you must be 18 years of age or older and be a legal resident of New Jersey. The State Treasurer appoints a Notary Public for a term of 5 years, at which time their appointment may be renewed.

A complete overview of qualifications and requirements for being appointed as a NJ Notary Public can be viewed in the New Jersey Notary Public Manual.

Notary Public New Jersey Mobile Notary Fees

Mobile notaries in New Jersey may charge a reasonable travel fee to perform a notarial act.

Notary Public New Jersey Maximum Notary Fees

Notaries may charge only the statutory fee of $2.50 for administering an oath or affirmation. Refer to the New Jersey Notary Public Manual to see the maximum notary fees.

New Jersey 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.

New Jersey 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.