Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is a Notary Public?

A notary public is a public state officer commissioned (not licensed) by the appointed authority (in Florida, this is the Governor) in the state of residence.

2. What Does a Notary Do?

Florida Notaries can notarize signatures and perform other statutory notarial acts anywhere within the state including

  • Administer oaths and affirmations

  • Take Acknowledgements

  • Attest to photocopies of certain documents

  • Verify VIN (Vehicle Identification Numbers)

  • Certify the contents of a safe deposit box

  • Solemnize Marriages