Notary Public

Notarize Important Documents

Many documents aren’t valid until they receive a notary stamp. At PostNet, we do more than printing and shipping. Our authorized notary publics can authenticate wills, property deeds, contracts, and more. A notary public near you will review documents for accuracy and help you understand the information on every page.*

*Notary service available at select PostNet locations. Please check with your local PostNet center to see if notary service is offered at your selected location.

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Accepted Documents at PostNet’s Notary Service

When you’re handling big transactions, PostNet is here to help. Our notaries assist families and businesses with the transfer of funds, assets, and capital. Financial documents we notarize include:

  • Mortgage closings
  • Property deeds
  • Vehicle transfers
  • Loan documents
  • Credit documents

Important documents need to be accurate, especially when the law gets involved. A notary can help you thoroughly complete legal documents to avoid repercussions later. Here are some common legal documents that require a notary seal:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Affidavits
  • Power of attorneys
  • Custody and guardianship agreements

Running a business involves lots of paperwork. Notary services at PostNet will explain all the fine print before you finalize important decisions. These are some of the business documents we frequently notarize:

  • Articles of incorporation
  • Vendor contracts
  • Commercial leases

How to Notarize a Document at PostNet

PostNet will help approve all your important documents in three easy steps.

  1. Call ahead of time. Notary services are available at select PostNet locations. Call your local PostNet center to verify that an authorized notary public can stamp your documents. 
  2. Schedule an appointment. Save time and make sure that your notary is available when you need them. Secure a time slot at the notary near you to avoid waiting in line. Appointments fill up fast, so reserve your spot as soon as you can.
  3. Bring everything you need. When you show up for the appointment, make sure you have everything necessary to notarize the documents. This includes a government-issued ID, the completed documents, and everyone who needs to sign. The notary needs to check a valid ID to confirm the signer’s identity.

Here are some things to keep in mind about IDs:

  • Every signer needs their own ID.
  • Make sure your ID isn’t expired.
  • Valid IDs have your photo, description and signature.

Once the notary process is complete, signers have the option to mail their documents. PostNet will ship notarized documents wherever they need to go! Our full line of services lets you sign, notarize and mail documents all in one trip.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Notary Services

Learn the basic facts about notary publics at PostNet.

  • What is a notary?
    A notary is a neutral third party that stands witness as you sign important documents. A notary’s main job is verifying each signer’s identity to avoid fraudulent signatures. They can also answer any questions you might have about the document before signing it. Notaries make sure the signer is informed and agrees to the document’s terms.
  • Why do some documents need a notary public’s signature?
    Some documents have to be notarized because they handle important matters like business ventures, legal guardianships and property transfers. Governing bodies won’t accept these documents until a notary public confirms they’re authentic, accurate, and completely filled out.
    A notarized document will contain a stamp or seal that only notary publics are allowed to use. Approximately 1.25 billion documents in the United States receive a notary stamp every year. People who review documents for authenticity look for this special stamp.
  • Where can I have a document notarized?
    A notary public is available at many participating PostNet locations. Call your local PostNet center to confirm that they have a notary public on staff. 
  • How do I get an email notarized?
    The notary process is the same, regardless of whether the original document is digital or on paper. If you need an email notarized, your local notary public will ask you to print a copy of the email. In order to have it legally notarized, all documents need a signature with pen and ink.

If you need a document notarized, PostNet is here to help. Check with your local PostNet center to schedule an appointment with a notary today.

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