Texas Notary Fee Chart

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

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 notary administers an oath or affirmation to a witness/deponent in a deposition, including completing the certificate, affixing the seal, and other connected business.

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.

Travel Charges

A travel charge is not included in the Texas Notary Fee Chart, as it is not a statutory fee. It is a separate charge, established by Notary Arlington, to facilitate delivery of service to you.

Express Mobile Service: 09:00 am to 08:00 pm     $25.00

Express Mobile Service is a discounted travel charge to meet you at the RaceTrac fueling station, located at 1350 Debbie Lane, Arlington, TX 76002 (1/8 mi. west of SH 360), for 30 minutes of service during regular business hours (9 am – 8 pm). This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Standard Mobile Service: 09:00 am to 08:00 pm     $35.00

Standard Mobile Service is a travel charge to meet you at a mutually agreed upon location (within 10 miles of 1350 Debbie Lane, Arlington, TX 76002), for 30 minutes of service, during regular business hours (9 am – 8 pm). Locations beyond 10 miles may incur an additional mileage surcharge. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Surcharge – Evening Service: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.     $10.00
This travel surcharge is applied to Express/Standard Mobile Service when you request service outside of regular business hours – between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Surcharge – Overnight/Early Bird Service: 10:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.     $25.00
This travel surcharge is applied to Express/Standard Mobile Service when you request service outside of regular business hours – between 10:00 pm and 9:00 am. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Surcharge – Additional Mileage (>10 miles): per mile – one way     $2.00
This travel surcharge is applied to Standard Mobile Service when a customer-designated location for service is greater than 10 miles from 1350 Debbie Lane, Arlington, TX 76002. Charged at $2.00 per mile (one way). This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Time Charges

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 15 minute segment. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Cancellation Charges

Customer provides less than two hours notice for cancellation     $35.00 (minimum)
Cancellations made less than two hours from the scheduled appointment time 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. (Minimum charge of $31.00)

Customer No-Show     $35.00 (minimum)
A customer who is a no-show to a scheduled appointment 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.

Customer Proof of Identity Issue     $35.00 (minimum)
All signers must be properly identified to complete a transaction. Inability to complete a scheduled transaction, due to a signer identification issue (no valid identification credential issued by the federal government or any state government, containing their photograph and signature) 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.

Customer Late Arrival – Unable to Complete Transaction     $35.00 (minimum)
Appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes, unless otherwise noted. 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/service fee and the associated travel charge, as documented in the estimate or invoice.

Customer Unwilling or Unable to Complete the Transaction     $35.00 (minimum)
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.

Form I-9 Verification Fees

Form I-9: Basic Verification Service     $25.00
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: (Add On Option 1) Ship Completed Form I-9 Verification to the Employer     $20.00
Notary Arlington ships (same day or next business day) the completed Form I-9 Verification to the employer, via UPS Ground Delivery. A tracking number is provided.

Form I-9: (Add On Option 2) Email the Employer a copy of the Completed Form I-9 Verification     $10.00
Notary Arlington creates a .pdf file of the completed Form I-9 Verification. The file is emailed to the employer on the same day as the service. Note: Unless otherwise instructed, the original Form I-9 Verification will be returned to the employee. For privacy protection, the .pdf file and the email containing the .pdf file attachment is deleted, once receipt is acknowledged by the employer.

Form I-9: (Add On Option 3) Email the Employer a Copy of the Employee-Presented Identification Document(s)     $5.00
Notary Arlington creates a .pdf file containing a copy of the identification document(s) presented by the employee. The file is emailed to the employer on the same day as the service. Note: For privacy protection, the .pdf file and the email containing the .pdf file attachment will be deleted, once receipt is acknowledged by the employer.

Notary Signing Agent (NSA) Fees

Each closing is custom quoted, based on transaction details including: loan package size, number of notarizations, number of signers, mileage to the signing location, scheduling and lead time, timing of document delivery, and other unique transaction details. Please call for your quote today.

Cash Deal     $ Call for Quote $
This is a signing of title documents only, as there are no loan documents.

Seller’s Package    $ Call for Quote $
This is a signing of title documents only, as there are no loan documents.

Purchase Loan    $ Call for Quote $

Piggyback/Combo Loan    $ Call for Quote $
This fee is for signing documents for the 2nd of two loans that are opened simultaneously, usually to purchase a home.

Refinance Loan    $ Call for Quote $
This fee is for signing a mortgage refinance that replaces a home loan with a new one.

Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)    $ Call for Quote $
This signing must occur at a title company office, an attorney’s office, or a lender’s branch office. Any conference room rental fees are separate.

Loan Modification    $ Call for Quote $

FHA Loan    $ Call for Quote $

VA Loan    $ Call for Quote $

USDA Home Loan    $ Call for Quote $

Scan Back Fee     $25.00 (up to 25 pages)

Document Print Fee     $20.00 (up to 125 pages x 2 copies)

Trip Fee     $50.00 (0-10 miles)

Travel Surcharge – Additional Mileage (>10 miles): per mile – one way     $2.00
This travel surcharge is applied to a loan signing fee or Trip fee when a signing location is greater than 10 miles from 1350 Debbie Lane, Arlington, TX 76002. Charged at $2.00 per mile (one way).

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