Notary Service

Do you need a document notarized? Notary service is available at the library, by appointment only.

Please review the following information:

  • Notary Service is limited to five document per person, per visit.
  • Service is unavailable 30 minutes before closing
  • you must provide your own witnesses, neither library staff nor patrons can be used in that capacity
  • We notarize most forms, but our notary service is not available for the following:
    1. certified copies (e.g. birth and marriage certificates)
    2. I-9 Forms
  • We cannot give legal advice regarding your documents or which type of notarization you require, although we will explain the difference between giving an acknowledgement and taking an oath or affirmation (jurat).
  • The Library reserves the right to decline service for any reason. Notary laws are detailed in the New Jersey Notary Public Manual.

Get Notary Service

Step 1.Make an appointment

Call us at 973-285-6930 to schedule an appointment.

Do not visit for notary service unless you have an appointment.

Step 2.Bring your document(s) and ID

You must bring a government-issued photo ID to your appointment.

Don't leave any blank lines in the document you want to have notarized, except for the signature line.

Step 3.Meet the notary and sign your document

Sign your document in front of the notary. Do not sign before your notary appointment.

Other Libraries Offering Notary Service

These local libraries also provide notary service. Read about their services, and make sure to call first to confirm.

Other Options

These sites often offer notary service:

  • Most municipal clerks offices and courthouses. You should always call first.
  • Banks, law offices, your insurance company, and your real estate agent. These are generally limited to account holders/clients who need documents notarized for current services rendered.
  • Office of Hispanic Affairs in Dover (Spanish language). Call 973-366-4770.
  • UPS Stores.
  • US Postal Service, Mendham Twp., Brookside. Call 973-543-7878.
  • 123Notary – mobile notaries will come to your home or office.