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San Diego Mobile Notary Public Services

Local Notary Services for You

  • What is a Notary Public?
    A notary public is an official of integrity by the state government, typically by the Secretary of State, to serve the public as an impartial witness to verify the identity of the document signer with proper identification to prevent fraud. A notary public performs copy certifications, administer oaths and affirmations.
  • What is a Notarization?
    A notarization is a certificate completed by a notary, certifying certain facts about the document and the signer. Keep in mind, the notary does not verify the accuracy or validity of the document.
  • What type of Notarizations can a Mobile Notary Public perform?
    A mobile notary public can perform a variety of notarization services, including: ​ Administering an oath or affirmation - Allowing the person to make a formal declaration that they are telling the truth. ​Acknowledgement - A formal statement made by a person acknowledging that they have signed a document of their own free will. The notary public can take an acknowledgement of the document and notarize it. ​ Jurat - A statement made by a person under oath or affirmation that they have read a document and that the contents of the document are true to the best of their knowledge. The notary public can perform a jurat and notarize it. ​ Copy Certification - A notary public can certify that a copy of a document is a true and accurate copy of the original (Power of Attorney only). For copy certification for other documents, a signer may write a statement about the document and sign it. Then, the notary can notarize the signature by proving the identity of the signer as in an acknowledgement or have the signer sear what they wrote in the statement is true with a jurat. ​ Deposition Services - A service that involves the notarization of deposition transcripts during a legal proceeding. The notary’s role in this process is to verify the identity of the witness and to confirm that the transcript is an accurate and complete record of the testimony given by the witness. The notary may also administer an oath to the witness, requiring the witness to swear or affirm that the testimony given in the specific deposition is true and accurate.
  • What type of Documents can be Notarized?
    A mobile notary public can notarize an array of documents, including legal documents, financial documents, and personal documents.
  • How do I know if I need a Notarized Document?
    Typically, a document requires notarization if it will be used in a legal or official capacity and needs to be authenticated.
  • What type of Identification is Required to get a Document Notarized?
    For the State of California, you will need to present a valid government-issued identification (ID) to a notary public to have a document notarized. Acceptable forms of identification must contain a photograph, signature, and physical description. An identification card or driver’s license issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles A United States Passport Inmate identification card issued by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, if the inmate is in custody in California state prison Any form of inmate identification issued by a sheriff's department if the inmate is in custody in a local detention facility Note: All these ID cards must be either current or issue within the last 5 years Other acceptable forms allowed provided it contains a photograph, description of the person, signature of the person, and an identifying number: Valid consular identification document issued by a consulate from the applicant’s country of citizenship, or a valid passport. Driver’s license issued by another state or by a Canadian or Mexican public agency Identification card issued by another state United States Military identification card An employee identification card issued by an agency or office of the State of California, or an agency or office of a city, county, or city and county in California An identification card issued by a federally recognized tribal government Note: Since a Mexican Passport provides a gender description (male/female), it qualifies as a primary form of identification.
  • Can I still get a Document Notarized if I don't have Valid Identification?
    If you do not have a current, valid ID such as a Driver's License or Passport, you can do one of two things: You may be identified on the oath or affirmation of one credible witness personally known to the notary or;​ Two credible witnesses unknown to the notary but each need to know the signer. ​A credible witness will need to present a valid state-approved ID to the notary and must not have any financial interest or be named in the document.
  • What Documents do not get Notarized by a Notary Public?
    A notary public does not notarize the following: Immigration Documents Photographs Blank/incomplete documents Documents that do not require a signature Documents that do not indicate which notarial act to perform, and for which the client cannot choose which notarial act they prefer ​
  • What is a Certified Notary Signing Agent (NSA) and how does it Differ from a General Notary Public?
    A notary signing agent (NSA) has a certification and extended training specializing in real estate transactions that a general mobile notary public does not. Typically, NSA's are hired by mortgage, escrow, or title companies to notarize documents related to mortgage loans. They are highly trained in understanding all real estate loan closings for home refinances, home purchases, or home equity lines of credit. The notary signing agent will review, prepare, and print documents to meet with the signers to verify their identity, witness their signatures and ensure that all documents are complete and accurate.
  • What is a 'Signature by Mark' and When can it be Used?
    Signature by mark allows a signer to sign a document by making a mark typically a X rather than writing their signature as they are unable to write or may have difficulty writing due to a physical disability. The mark requires two witnesses to observe and sign the document. One of the witnesses must write the signer’s name next to the mark, provide an ID and also sign the notary journal.
  • How do I Prepare for a Mobile Notary Appointment?
    To prepare for your appointment, have all the necessary documents readily available to notarize as well as valid identification to provide to the notary.
  • What is an Apostille?
    The State of California's Secretary of State defines an apostille as a certificate that authenticates the signature of a public official on a document for use in another country. An apostille certifies the authenticity of the signature of the public official who signed the document, the capacity in which the public official acted and when appropriate, the identity of the seal/stamp which the document bears. An apostille does not validate the contents of a document.
  • Do you Offer Same Day Appointments Within the Hour?
    Yes, depending on my schedule, same day appointments or within the hour are available. You can call directly to book your notary needs.
  • How Much does Mobile Notary Services Cost?
    The cost of mobile notary services can vary depending on the number of signers, location, and number of documents requiring notarization. It's best practice to ask for a quote so San Diego Notary Signing Agent can be transparent with your out-of-pocket costs.

San Diego specialty mobile notary work goes beyond typical notarial acts, offering expertise and personalized service. At San Diego Notary Signing Agent, we provide a range of mobile notary services, including general notary work, adoption, medical document notarization, financial services, and estate planning.


Our mobile notary services offer accessibility, affordability and scheduling at your preferred location so we can guide you through the process with ease and convenience.

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