The Commissioning and Declarations can be done in person or virtually via video conference. However, notarizing true copies and signature witnessing must be done in person.
- Fees for notarizing true copies is $25.00 plus HST and each additional page is $5.00 Plus HST.
- Fees for commissioning for taking affidavit of oath is $25.00 plus HST and each additional page is $5.00 plus HST.
- For sending documents via Xpress Post there’s an additional fee of $15.00.
- For sending documents via regular post – included in the fee noted above.
- Gold seal sticker included (if it is required).
After contacting our office and making an appointment, please provide the following documents:
- Cash or company cheque payment, no credit allowed (in order to reduce transaction fees and save you money).
- One government issued photo identification (example, citizenship card, permanent resident care, driver’s license, OHIP) or TWO government issued non-photo identification (examples include: SIN card, birth certificate)
CERTIFYING / NOTARIZING TRUE COPIES:
- Bring the photocopy and the original document- the notary must view the original.
- If you are photocopying multiple documents onto a single page, by law each photocopied image requires its own seal. A fee for each seal is required.
- A multi-page document and signature stamp must be done for other pages. The Notary will seal the first page and signature stamp other pages.
BEFORE COMING TO OUR OFFICE:
- Before arriving at our office, please mark an ‘X’ at each place the Notary is to sign (to save us both time).
- Complete all of your documents: fill in forms, enter ID numbers, attach photographs if required, etc., BEFORE arriving at our office.
- Do not sign or date the documents before seeing the It is the Notary’s job to properly identify you and witness you signing.
- The name on the Government issued photo ID you bring must match the name you are using on your document; this is especially important when you have two last names.
- Notary fees are charged per notary signature and seal, not per document.