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Notaries Public in Rhode Island

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

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


In order to become a Notary Public in Rhode Island, you must be either: (a) a resident and registered voter in the state of Rhode Island, (b) a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association, or (c) a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

A complete overview of qualifications and requirements for being appointed as a RI Notary Public can be viewed on the Secretary of State website:

Notary Public Rhode Island Mobile Notary Fees

Rhode Island notaries public may charge a travel fee of up to 10 cents per mile.

Notary Public Rhode Island Maximum Notary Fees

Maximum notarization fees are based on the Rhode Island Government Code Section 42-30-13. Refer to The Rhode Island General Laws to see the maximum notary fees.

Rhode Island 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.

Rhode Island 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.