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Notaries Public in Washington

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

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

Qualifications

In order to become a Notary Public in Washington, you must be 18 years of age or older and be a legal resident of Washington or a resident of Idaho or Oregon while having a place of business or employment in Washington. Applicants must be able to read and write English.

A complete overview of qualifications and requirements for being appointed as a WA Notary Public can be viewed on the Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) website: http://www.dol.wa.gov/business/notary/nrequirements.html

Notary Public Washington Mobile Notary Fees

Mobile notaries in Washington 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 notarial fee and is not required by law.

Notary Public Washington Maximum Notary Fees

Maximum notarization fees are based on the Washington Government Code Section 308-30-020. Refer to Washington Administrative Code to see the maximum notary fees.

Washington 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.

Washington 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.