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. 

All notary service delivered by Notary Arlington will incur a travel charge, which is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

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.

Form I-9 Verification Fees

Form I-9: Basic Verification Service     $30.00
Notary Arlington serves as an authorized agent of the employer. The agent (1) meets a remote hire employee to review Section 1 of their Form I-9 for completeness accuracy and readability, (2) physically examines employee-provided identification documents, ensuring the documents are acceptable in establishing both identity and employment authorization, (3) completes Section 2 of the Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification. Note: Unless otherwise instructed, the completed Form I-9 is returned to the employee. This is not a notarial act. A travel charge is additional.

Form I-9: Email Encrypted Copy of the Completed Form I-9.     $15.00
Notary Arlington creates an encrypted .pdf file of the completed Form I-9, which is emailed to the employer on the same day as service. 

Form I-9: Email Encrypted Copy of the Employee-Presented Identification Document(s)     $15.00
Notary Arlington creates an encrypted .pdf file of the identification document(s) presented by the employee, which is emailed to the employer on the same day as service. 

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).

Travel Charges

Travel charges are separate from Texas Notary Fees, as they are not statutory fees. 

Express Mobile Service (09:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.)     $25.00

Express Mobile Service is a discounted travel charge during regular business hours (9:00 a.m. to – 8:00 p.m.) 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. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Standard Mobile Service (09:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.)     $35.00

Standard Mobile Service is a travel charge during regular business hours (9:00 a.m. to – 8:00 p.m.) to meet you at a mutually agreed upon location (within 10 miles of State Highway 360 @ Debbie Lane, Arlington), for 30 minutes of service. Locations beyond 10 miles may incur an additional mileage surcharge. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Late Evening Mobile Service (8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.)     $70.00

Late Evening Mobile Service is a travel charge between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. to meet you at a mutually agreed upon location (within 10 miles of State Highway 360 @ Debbie Lane, Arlington) for 30 minutes of service.  Locations beyond 10 miles may incur an additional mileage surcharge. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Night Owl Mobile Service (10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.)     $105.00

Night Owl Mobile Service is a travel charge between 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. (midnight) to meet you at a mutually agreed upon location (within 10 miles of State Highway 360 @ Debbie Lane, Arlington) for 30 minutes of service.  Locations beyond 10 miles may incur an additional mileage surcharge. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Overnight/Early Bird Mobile Service (12:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.)    $140.00

Overnight/Early Bird Mobile Service is a travel charge between 12:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. to meet you at a mutually agreed upon location (within 10 miles of State Highway 360 @ Debbie Lane, Arlington) for 30 minutes of service.  Locations beyond 10 miles may incur an additional mileage surcharge. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Sunday Service Surcharge     $20.00

A surcharge is applied for service required on a Sunday. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Mileage Surcharge (>10 miles) per mile – one way     $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.

Collar County Service Surcharge     $50.00

Service outside the following counties will incur a collar county travel surcharge: Tarrant, Dallas, Johnson and Ellis counties. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Toll Charges – $ variable $

NTTA tolls incurred (round trip) will be charged. The amount will vary, based on the location of service. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Time Charges

Time charges are separate from Texas Notary Fees, as they are not statutory 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 15 minute segment. This charge is separate from Texas Notary Fees.

Cancellation Charges

Cancellation charges are separate from Texas Notary Fees, as they are not statutory fees. 

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.

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