Notary

Notary 7 Days

Notary Public is an individual commissioned by the Secretary of State to witness the signing of documents and establish the identity of the signer using proper identity verification.

At PostalAnnex of Azusa all of our staff members go through mandatory training, take the Notary state exam and go through a background check to become a qualified Notary Public to assist you at our location. Because all of our staff members have  earned their notary public commission, we are proud to announce that we have a notary public on site during all our business hours.

Real Life Documents Notarized by Notary Public

  • Loan Documents

  • Grant Deeds and other Deed Documents

  • Consent for minor traveling with adults other than parents

  • Statement of Consent for Issuance of U.S. Passport to a minor (Under Age 16) – Download Form

  • Fictitious Business Name Registration

  • Vital Record Application

  • Contracts

  • Notarize documents in other language

These are just a few examples of documents we have notarized since we opened. There are  more types of documents, including sworn statements (Jurat) and Acknowledgements we have notarized.

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Benefits of using Notary Services at PostalAnnex of Azusa

You save time and money with notary services at PostalAnnex of Azusa
  • You never need an appointment for notarizing your documents

  • Simply walk in to get your documents notarized

  • We are open all 7 days. That means a Notary Public is available all 7 days

  • No need for mobile Notary in most commons cases

  • No need to pay a hefty price for late and/or weekend appointment with Notary Public

  • Since everyone is a Notary Public, we share a vast pool of knowledge

  • If you ever need to prepare a document or find one appropriate for the notary you need done, we have a rental computer. Here you can create a document on word or find a document on the internet

  • Every single in store qualified transaction earns you reward. Once accumulated $10 reward coupon will be emailed to you.

We are members of the National Notary Association (NNA)

On top of all other benefits, we are members of NNA. This helps us prevent fraud and assist you in the right direction to make sure your document is notarized properly.

Member of National Notary Association

Charges for Notarizing Documents

Notary charge goes per signature. We charge $15i per signature that needs to be notarized per Assembly Bill 2217, effective January 1, 2017. That means if you have one (1) signature to notarize, then you only pay $15i for that signature to be notarized; if you have two (2) signatures, then $30i; so on and so forth. We do not charge extra for –

  • Staying open till 7 during weekdays or

  • For notarizing documents on the weekend

  • Any type of payment method – credit card, debit card, Samsung Pay, Apply Pay, etc.

We make it easy to pay us at PostalAnnex of Azusa

How does Notary Public identify the person

Notary Public is required to check if the identification requirements set by the Secretary of State are met for the IDs provided by customer(s). Over the years of experience we have gathered what list of IDs customers bring in, out of which some are allowed and some aren’t.

Acceptable IDs

  • CA Driver’s License, ID or Senior ID issue by DMV

  • Other state driver’s license or ID

  • US passport book or card

  • US military ID (if includes signature)

  • Foreign passport, endorsed by USCIS

  • Canada or Mexico Driver’s License

  • CA state employee ID card

  • Inmate ID issued by CA Department of Corrections

Notary Public CANNOT accept the following pieces of identification

  • Social security cards

  • Credit cards

  • Birth certificates
  • Mexican consular ID

  • An expired ID (unless it was issued in the last 5 years)

  • Temporary driver’s license (paper from DMV)

  • Permanent Resident Card/Green Card

  • Any ID where the name does NOT match the document (even if it is an acceptable ID)

  • Any form of ID that is written in another language

What can a Notary Public not do?

Notary Public Law doesn't allow notary public to do certain things - like preparing documents

Per Notary Public Law, we are not allowed to give you any advice or prepare any documents for you.

Apostille after notarizing your document

Once we help you notarize, we can also help you mail your documents to and from Sacramento Office of the California Secretary of State to get an Apostille that will help validate  our Notary Public signatures on documents to be used outside the Unites States of America. Per Secretary of State website You will need four documents for processing an Apostille –

  1. Original Notarized Document
  2. Cover sheet. You can use the cover sheet provided by the Secretary of State – https://notary.cdn.sos.ca.gov/forms/apostille-request-form.pdf
  3. A check or money order payable to Secretary of in the amount of $20ii and
  4. A self-addressed envelope.

We have USPS, FedEx, DHL and UPS options to help you send your documents along with the self-addressed envelope that we can help you prepare.

Other services customers have used with Notary Service

Most of the time when customer notarized documents, they need to give these  documents to someone. We have helped them various ways to achieve that task –

FAQs

Why is it $15 per signature for notary? Wasn’t that $10 per signature?2019-11-28T11:34:13-08:00

On January 1, 2017 Governor Jerry Brown passed the AB 2217 bill that raised the maximum fee for notarial acts from $10 to  $15.

When is your notary public usually available?2020-03-21T15:58:47-07:00

There is always a notary public on site and can assist you during our regular business hours. We are open all seven days and do accept walk-ins. If you would like, you can also call ahead of time and schedule an appointment. The good news is we are closed for 4 holidays throughout the year. So we are available 361 (362) days to notarize your important documents. :-)

What is the price of a notary? Do you have a mobile notary? Do I need appointment?2019-11-28T11:34:22-08:00

Our notary is only an in-store service, but we do have one available at all operating hours, no appointment needed.  It would be $15 per signature that needs notarization.

What if I need a notary, but I do not have a specific form/document?2020-03-22T12:09:12-07:00

As a notary public, we legally cannot advise which form you need exactly. However, we do have a rental computer that you can use to find the necessary documents or you can type up a statement on word. We also have notary certificate that you can use to write out a statement to swear to that we can notarize.

If I do not have an ID, how do I go about getting a document notarized?2020-03-22T12:14:06-07:00

If you cannot provide a government issued ID that is not expired, then you can have two credible witnesses who do not have a financial interest and are not named in the document signed. These two individuals must have a valid government issued ID and be present when you come for the notary. Unfortunately, the notary public cannot be one of the credible witnesses. However, we are available all 7 days and accept walk-ins for this service.

If I do not have a driver’s license, what other forms of ID can I bring for the notary?2020-03-22T12:14:46-07:00

If you do not have a driver’s license, there are a few more types of acceptable IDs for notary:

-US Passport book or card

-Foreign passport, endorsed by USCIS

– Senior ID issued by CA DMV

-Other state driver’s license or ID

-Mexico or Canada Driver’s License

-CA State employee ID card

-Employee ID from any city/county within CA

-US military ID (only if it includes signature)

-Inmate ID issued by California Department of Corrections

-2 Credible witnesses that can each provide one of the following IDs above

*Just note that the ID needs to be physical and photos are not acceptable

How much do you charge to get a document notarized?2020-03-21T15:54:10-07:00

We charge $15 per signature being notarized. For example, if it is one document that requires two signatures to be notarized, then it will be $30 altogether.

Do you assist with apostille services?2020-03-21T15:58:23-07:00

Yes, we can help you with the notary and with the apostille service, including printing and shipping. You do not need an appointment and can simply walk-in all 7 days.

Can you help me with Notary, Live Scan and/or Shipping on Saturday and/or Sunday?2019-11-28T13:28:47-08:00

We can help you with notary, live scan, and shipping on saturday and sunday during all hours.  No appointment needed for a notary or live scan.

Are you open during COVID-19 outbreak?2020-04-17T20:57:40-07:00

Yes, we are open during the COVID-19 outbreak. We are taking all possible precautions, while serving you in store. We recommend that you have face mask on during your visit in store. For fingerprinting services, it is mandatory that customers wear face masks for their and our team members safety.

We are open all 7 days with our regular business hours. We are off for only 4 holidays throughout the year.

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i All prices are subject to change without prior notice
ii Please refer to Secretary of State website for most up-to-date fees requirements