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Notaries Public in Oregon

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

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

Qualifications

In order to become a Notary Public in Oregon, you must be 18 years of age or older and be a legal resident of Oregon or employed within the state of Oregon. You must be able to read and write English. Applicants may not have had a felony conviction or Notary commission revoked within the previous 10 years. You must have completed a notary training course within the last 6 months (not required of current Oregon notaries with an active commission at the time the new application is received). Applicants must pass the Secretary of State's Notary Public exam.

A complete overview of qualifications and requirements for being appointed as an OR Notary Public can be viewed on the Secretary of State website: http://sos.oregon.gov/business/Pages/notary-qualification.aspx

Notary Exam

Preparation for the Secretary of State's Notary Public exam should include in-person seminars or online notary education. Refer to the Secretary of State's website for information on notary training and taking the exam..

Notary Public Oregon Mobile Notary Fees

There is no statutory fee schedule offering direction on what an Oregon Mobile Notary should charge for traveling to performing a notarial act. The Notary shall determine the reasonable amount to charge as a travel fee, so long as the charge is agreed to by the Notary and client in advance.

Notary Public Oregon Maximum Notary Fees

Maximum notarization fees are based on the Oregon Revised Statutes Section 194.400. The maximum fee that an Oregon notary may charge and collect is $10 per notarial act. Refer to the Oregon Notary Public Guide provided by the Oregon Secretary of State to see the maximum notary fees.

Oregon 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.

Oregon 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.