Fees

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING ARE REQUIRED AT ALL NOTARY APPOINTMENTS. IF POSSIBLE, I PREFER THAT NOTARY APPOINTMENTS BE CONDUCTED OUTSIDE

All fees for notary work are due when services are rendered, NO EXCEPTIONS!   

I will accept payment by cash, Apple Pay, Zelle, Venmo, or Paypal.  No checks accepted! 

Pursuant to California Government Code sections 8211 and 8322, a notary may charge the following fees for each notary act:

Acknowledgement, including the seal and the writing of the certificate $15
Oath/Affirmation to one person  $15
Executing the jurat including the seal $15
All services rendered in connection with taking a deposition, and:     $30
-Administering the oath to the witness    $7
-Certificate to the deposition $7
Certifying a copy of a power of attorney under Probate Code section 4307 $15

The above fees are in addition to travel/time fees, which are subject to change and may increase or decrease depending on location and time.  All notary and travel fees are agreed upon in our initial conversation, and are due at the time of service.  

Travel fees for the City of Clearlake start at $40. All area outside of Clearlake are generally $40 to $55.   

***Notary publics are prohibited form charging to notarize signatures on vote by mail ballot identification envelopes or other voting materials. We are also not allowed to charge for notarizing signatures to a United States military veteran’s application or claim for a pension, allotment, allowance, compensation, insurance, or any other veteran’s benefit. ***