Notary Public


A notary public is a public official who performs valuable services to the legal, business, financial and real estate communities by certifying or witnessing signatures on official documents.

The Clerk division of San Mateo County does not offer notary public services.

To service commissioned notaries public, the division does:

  • record a notary public oath and bond and
  • verify a notary’s signature.

Also, the division accepts and catalogs returned or retired notary public journals.

Schedule of Notary Public Fees

For more detail on Notary Public, visit California Secretary of State Notary Public and Authentications.