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Notaries Public in South Carolina

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

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


In order to become a Notary Public in South Carolina, you must be registered to vote, able to read and write English, submit an application with no significant misstatement or omission of fact.

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

Notary Public South Carolina Mobile Notary Fees

Mobile notaries in South Carolina may charge a travel fee to perform a notarial act if the travel fee is agreed to by the Notary and client in advance. The client must understand that the travel fee is in addition to the fee for performing the notarial act and is not required by law.

Notary Public South Carolina Maximum Notary Fees

Maximum notarization fees are based on the South Carolina Code of Laws Section 26-1-100, which states that notaries public may charge up to $5 per notarial act. Refer to the South Carolina Code of Laws to see the maximum notary fees.

South Carolina 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.

South Carolina 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.