Instructions to Obtain Notarization

Notary Service Hours

No appointment is necessary for notary services, but we do not always have a notary on duty.
Best hours for notary services are from 9 am to 3 pm M-F. Please call 845.223.6030 to see if a notary is on duty.  
We are not attorneys and by law cannot provide any advice with regard to your transaction.

Notarization Steps
  • The person whos signature is being notarized must personally appear before the notary.
  • Provide Proper identification.  
Proper Identification
Valid Government Issue Photo Identification as proof of identity for your notary request.
  • A valid Government-issue Photo Identification. Must be current, contain your signature and have a serial number.
  • Valid forms of Government Identification include: Current Passport, Driver's License, State ID, Resident Cards, Armed Forces or other Government Agency ID.
  • Unacceptable Forms of Identification include: Credit cards, Social Security Cards, Birth Certificates, temporary driver's licenses and drivers licenses without photographs.
What a Notary Can & Cannot Do
  • New York Notaries cannot certify copies of documents. 
  • New York Notaries cannot notarize photos.
  • New York Notaries can notarize a document in another language if the Notarial Certificate and document signature block are in English.  
Notarization Fees

Maximum Fees a NYS Notary can charge are set by law. 

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