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All notary services (except online notarization) delivered by Notary Arlington will incur a travel charge, which is separate from Texas Notary Fees. All non-notary services delivered by Notary Arlington will incur a travel charge.

Texas Notary Public Fees

Texas Government Code § 406.024 sets out the standard fees a Notary Public may charge for notary public services. In addition, § 406.111 sets out the fee of an online notarization.

Online Notarization $25.00
An Online Notarization, also known as a Webcam Notarization, Remote Online Notarization or RON, is an electronic notarization conducted over the Internet, where a remote signer personally appears before a specialized Texas Online Notary Public, using live audio-visual technology. The digital document is electronically signed and notarized, meeting the standards adopted under Subchapter C. Chapter 406 of the Texas Government Code and Texas Administrative Code § 87.41.

Acknowledgment / Proof of Acknowledgement – first signature $6.00
An Acknowledgement / Proof of Acknowledgement is a certification that a signer personally appeared before the notary, was identified by the notary, and formerly declared to the notary that the signer willingly signed the document for its intended purpose.

Acknowledgment / Proof of Acknowledgement – each additional signature $1.00

Jurat – including oath or affirmation $6.00
A Jurat is a certification that a signer personally appeared before the notary with an unsigned document, was identified by the notary, was put under sworn oath or affirmation to attest the statements in the document were true, then signed the document is the presence of the notary.

Verification – including oath or affirmation $6.00
A Verification is a certification that a signer personally appeared before the notary, was identified by the notary, acknowledged signing the document, was put under sworn oath or affirmation and verified the statements in the document were true.

Oath-Affirmation – Witness/Deponent in a Deposition $6.00
The witness/deponent personally appears before the notary and is identified by the notary. The notary administers an oath or affirmation to the witness/deponent, including completion of the notarial certificate and seal.

Certified Copy of Non-Recordable Document – per certificate $6.00
A Certified Copy of a Non-Recordable Document is a certification that a document was presented to the notary by the document’s custodian, was photocopied by the notary, and is a true, exact, complete and unaltered copy. The document is neither a public record nor a publicly recordable document.

Certified Copy of Notarial Record – per page $0.50
A Certified Copy of a Notarial Record is a certification, pursuant to Texas Government Code § 406.014(c), that a preceding or attached document is a true, exact, complete and unaltered copy made by the notary of a notarial record, the original of which is held in the custody of the notary. The Texas Secretary of State suggests that all requests for copies of entries in a notary’s record book be made in writing through a certified letter to the notary’s official address on file. Requests should include the name(s) of the document signer(s), the type of document(s) signed, and the month and year of the notarization.

All Other Notarial Acts – not otherwise provided for $6.00
Performing any other notarial act or completing a certificate and seal not otherwise provided for under Texas Government Code § 406.024.

Form I-9 Verification Fees

Form I-9 verification fees are not statutory fees and are listed separately from Texas notary fees.

Form I-9: Verification Service (electronic – includes image uploads)    $45.00
This is a non-notarial contracted service for electronic verification of an employee Form I-9 (including identification credential image uploads). Notary Arlington serves as an authorized agent of the employer. (1) The agent receives an email from the employer with a link to their Form I-9 portal. (2) The agent meets the remote hire employee, physically examines the identification documents presented, ensuring the documents are acceptable in establishing both identity and employment authorization. (3) The agent records images of the identification credentials. (4) The agent returns to the office and accesses the employer portal, completing the Form I-9, Section 2 and uploads the identification images. A travel charge is additional.

Form I-9: Verification Service (paper)     $30.00
This is a non-notarial contracted service. Notary Arlington serves as an authorized agent of the employer. The agent (1) meets a remote hire employee to review Section One of their Form I-9 for completeness, (2) physically examines employee-provided identification documents, ensuring the documents are acceptable in establishing both identity and employment authorization, (3) completes Section Two of the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification. Note: Unless otherwise instructed, the completed Form I-9 is returned to the employee. A travel charge is additional.

Form I-9: Employer – Secure email link – Completed Form I-9 (optional add-on service)    $15.00
Notary Arlington emails the employer a password protected link to access and print a .pdf file containing the completed Form I-9, securely stored on the Adobe Document Cloud. The file will be permanently deleted, once accessed and printed.

Form I-9: Employer – Secure email – Identification credentials (optional add-on service)     $15.00
Notary Arlington emails the employer a password protected link to access and print a .pdf file containing the employee’s identification document(s), securely stored on the Adobe Document Cloud. The file will be permanently deleted, once accessed and printed.

Form I-9: Document Package Drop Off Fee (optional add-on service)     $35.00
This fee is for delivery of completed document packages to either a UPS Store or FedEx Shipping Center for customer pre-paid overnight shipping. 

Signing Agent Fees

Real estate closing/loan signing package fees are not statutory fees and are listed separately from Texas Notary Fees.

Each real estate closing/loan signing is custom quoted, based on:

  • Scheduling and lead time
  • Total number of signers, including a non-borrowing spouse and any required witnesses
  • Representative capacity signers (attorney-in-fact for another individual, designated officer of an organization or legal entity, etc.)
  • Travel distance to the signing location
  • Conference room rental requirements (equity loans)
  • Timing of document delivery
  • Document package size
  • Printing requirements
  • Quantity and type of notarizations
  • Document scan back requirements
  • Completed document shipping requirements
  • Other unique transaction details.

Conference Room Rental Fee – $ Variable $
HELOC/equity cash back loan signings. Per the Texas Constitution, these types of loan closings are required to be closed at the office of an attorney, lender, or title company. If a conference room rental is needed, this charge will apply once scheduled, whether or not the closing is completed.

Document Package Print Fee – $25.00 (up to 125 pages x 2 copies)
Additional pages are billed at $0.10 each. Documents are printed immediately upon receipt. This fee is charged whether or not a transaction is completed.

Document Scan Back Fee (1-25 pages) – $20.00 
Normally related to a real estate transaction.

Document Scan Back Fee (26-50 pages) – $35.00 
Normally related to a real estate transaction.

Document Package Drop Off Fee – $35.00
Travel and delivery of completed document package to a FedEx Shipping Center or UPS Store for pre-paid overnight delivery.

Non-notarized Document – Completed by Notary – $6.00
The notary public completes a form that is not notarized, relating to a function performed by the notary public in the current notary transaction. Forms of this type are normally generated by Title Companies, related to a real estate transaction.

Non-notarized Document – Presented for Signature – $6.00
This is a document presented for signature that is not notarized. Normally, this is part of a real estate signing package.

Signer – Copy of Identification – $15.00
Notary Arlington emails the closing agent / lender / title company / attorney a password protected link to access and print an encrypted .pdf file securely stored on the Adobe Document Cloud. This file contains the identification credential(s) of a signer participating in a real estate transaction.

Signers Acting in a Representative Capacity (Real Estate Closing/Loan Signing only) – $25.00
Facilitating and journaling additional information for signers acting in a representative capacity. Examples include: attorney-in-fact for another individual, designated officer of an organization or legal entity, etc. (Fee per document package).

Document Resigning – Lender/Title Company E&O (≤5 pages) – $65.00
Follow up visit requiring resigning of documents, due to Lender/Title Company errors & omissions. Five pages or less.

Document Resigning – Lender/Title Company E&O (>5 pages) – $ Full Original Fee $
Follow up visit requiring resigning of documents, due to Lender/Title Company errors & omissions. (Over five pages or documents redrawn)

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Travel / Time Charges

Travel / Time charges are not statutory fees and are listed separately from Texas Notary Fees. 

Discounted Mobile Service (9 am – 8 pm)     $25.00
Discounted Mobile Service (9 am-8 pm) is a travel charge to meet you at the RaceTrac gas station, 1350 Debbie Lane, Arlington TX 76002 (TX-360 @ Debbie Lane in Southeast Arlington), for 30 minutes of service. Locations beyond 10 miles may incur a mileage surcharge. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Standard Mobile Service (9 am – 8 pm)     $35.00
Standard Mobile Service (9 am – 8 pm) is a travel charge to meet you at a mutually agreed upon location (within 10 miles of TX-360 @ Debbie Lane, in Southeast Arlington), for 30 minutes of service. Locations beyond 10 miles may incur a mileage surcharge. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Late Evening Surcharge (8-10 pm)     $15.00
A late evening surcharge is applied to appointments scheduled between 8-10 pm. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Late Night Surcharge (10 pm – midnight)     $40.00
A late night surcharge is applied to appointments scheduled between 10 pm – midnight. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Overnight Surcharge (midnight – 8 am)    $90.00
An overnight surcharge is applied to appointments scheduled between midnight – 8 am. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Mileage Surcharge (>10 miles)      $2.00
A mileage surcharge is applied when a customer-designated location for service is greater than 10 miles from State Highway 360 @ Debbie Lane, Arlington. Charged at $2.00 per mile (one way). This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Surcharge: Sunday Service     $20.00
A surcharge is applied for service required on a Sunday. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Surcharge: Extended Appointment Time (each 15 minute segment)     $15.00
Appointments for Express/Standard Mobile Service are scheduled for 30 minutes (unless otherwise noted in the estimate or invoice). Appointments extending beyond the scheduled time will incur a $15.00 surcharge, applied at the beginning of each additional 15 minute segment. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Toll Charges – $ variable $
Highway tolls charges incurred (round trip) are billed as a Travel Charge. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Surcharge – Collar County Service      $50.00
Service outside Tarrant, Dallas, Johnson and Ellis counties will incur a collar county travel surcharge. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Miscellaneous Fees

Cancellation charges are not statutory fees and are listed separately from Texas Notary Fees.

Customer Late Cancellation – $ Full Original Fee $
Cancellations made less than two hours from the scheduled appointment time will incur a cancellation charge equaling the full amount of the notary/Form I-9 Verification/Signing Agent Service fees and the associated travel charges, as documented in the estimate or invoice.

Customer No-Show – $ Full Original Fee $
A customer who is a no-show to a scheduled appointment will incur a cancellation charge equaling the full amount of the notary/Form I-9 Verification/Signing Agent Service fees and the associated travel charges, as documented in the estimate or invoice.

Customer Proof of Identity Issue – $ Full Original Fee $
Texas has specific identification requirements to all signing parties participating in a notarization transaction. Inability to complete a scheduled transaction, due to any signer identification issue (no valid identification credential issued by the federal government or any state government, containing their photograph and signature | inability to provide a credible identifying witness, etc.) will incur a cancellation charge equaling the full amount of the notary/Signing Agent Service  fees and the associated travel charges, as documented in the estimate or invoice.

Customer Late Arrival – $ Full Original Fee $
Appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes, unless otherwise noted on the estimate or invoice. The late arrival of a customer which prevents a transaction from completing within the scheduled time frame (and the appointment cannot be extended, due to other scheduled appointments) will incur a cancellation charge equaling the full amount of the notary/Signing Agent Service fees and the associated travel charges, as documented in the estimate or invoice.

Customer Failure to Complete Transaction – $ Full Original Fee $
Any scheduled transaction that fails to complete, due to the unwillingness or inability of a customer to complete the transaction (including not having qualified witnesses available, when required), will incur a cancellation charge equaling the full amount of the notary/service fee and the associated travel charge, as documented in the estimate or invoice.

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