Navigating Notary Services FAQ

Common Questions

A Notary Public, as a certified official appointed by the government, holds the vital role of verifying and witnessing important document signatures. In this capacity, they ensure the authenticity of signatures, effectively preventing fraud, and offering an unbiased presence during transactions. Notaries not only confirm identities but also administer oaths and certify copies, thereby playing an indispensable role in various legal, business, and financial dealings. The invaluable work of notaries significantly contributes to the credibility and security of documents and transactions alike.

When it comes to document signatures, a Notary Public plays a crucial role in not only verifying their authenticity, but also thwarting potential fraud. Whether facilitating legal agreements, overseeing financial transactions, or maintaining official records, a notary seamlessly integrates trust and validity into your documents. This integration subsequently renders them not only legally binding, but also highly credible.

Obtaining notarization extends to a variety of documents, encompassing contracts, affidavits, deeds, powers of attorney, wills, and an array of others. Within the realm of legal, financial, and official papers, notaries meticulously verify signatures, thereby instilling a sense of credibility and legality into these essential document

Opting for a mobile notary service has the distinct advantage of bringing the notary public directly to your chosen location. As opposed to making a trip to an office, the notary instead travels to you, significantly enhancing the convenience of the process. This specialized service proves especially beneficial for individuals with packed schedules, senior citizens, or those faced with travel limitations.

When coming to a notary appointment, please bring the following:

  1. Identification: Bring a government-issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license or passport. This ensures that I can verify your identity.

  2. Unsigned Document: Bring the document that needs to be notarized, but please refrain from signing it beforehand. I’ll witness your signature during the appointment.

  3. All Signers: If multiple parties need to sign the document, make sure all signers are present during the appointment.

These items help ensure a smooth and efficient notarization process.

The duration of notarization typically varies based on the complexity of the document and the number of signers. Generally, a single notarization can take around 10 to 15 minutes. However, more complex documents or multiple signers might require a bit more time. Rest assured, I’ll work efficiently to complete the process promptly while ensuring accuracy and adherence to legal standards.

Navigating Notary Services

FM Notary Services

Yes, I am licensed and insured in both MN and ND. Additionally, I am bonded and insured through State Farm, ensuring your peace of mind when using my notary services.

I provide notary services in the following ways:

Public Setting:

I extend notary services in public places, such as libraries or city halls, which ensures a secure and accessible location crafted for your convenience.

Mobile Notary:

Embracing mobile notary services, I bring my expertise directly to your chosen location. Whether your preference is your home or any other convenient spot, this personalized approach ensures ease and accessibility.

Your Home:

From the comfort of my home office, I offer notary services, fostering a setting that prioritizes both comfort and privacy during our interactions.

Remote Online Notarization:

Empowering the digital realm, I employ Blue Notary for remote online notarization, streamlining the notary process and transcending geographical limitations.

  1. Standard Notarization at My Home:

    • $20 per document
    • Each document notarized at my home carries a fee of $20.
  2. Specialized Document:

    • $100
    • For specialized documents that require extra attention or expertise.
  3. Loan Signings:

    • $100 per signing
    • For loan signings, the cost is $100 per signing.
  4. International Documentation:

    • $75 per document
    • International documentation incurs a fee of $75 per document. Additional charges might apply for any extra steps or certifications needed for international notarization.
  5. Mobile Notary Service:

    • Flat fee: $50
    • Mileage fee: $0.50 per mile traveled
    • Mobile notary service carries a flat fee of $50 for each visit, along with a mileage fee of $0.50 per mile traveled.

Please note that these fees cover the professional service of notarization and may vary based on your specific needs. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or require further clarification about the pricing structure.

Yes, appointments are necessary to ensure that I can provide you with dedicated and efficient notary services. You can conveniently schedule an appointment by using the contact form on my website. Simply let me know your preferred date and time, and I’ll make sure to accommodate your needs. This helps streamline the process and ensures that I can give you the attention you deserve.

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Important Information and Usage Guidelines

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Notary Laws and Regulations


The official website of the MN Secretary of State provides comprehensive information about notary services, laws, and regulations in the state.

Minnesota Secretary Of State – Notary & Apostille

MN statutes that covers the laws related to notaries public.

Ch. 358 MN Statutes

The MN State Bar Association’s website might have resources and information related to notary laws and practices.

Minnesota State Bar Association (

North Dakota

The official website of the North Dakota Secretary of State provides information about notaries, including laws and regulations. Step by Step Guide to Performing Notarial Acts | Secretary of State (

North Dakota Century Code that pertains to notaries public.

t44c06-1.pdf (

The ND State Bar Association’s website might have resources and information related to notary laws and practices.

State Bar Association of North Dakota (