Notary Services

Required Documents

Bring the following items to your notary appointment:

  • Photo identification (ID)
  • Unsigned document(s)
  • Witnesses (if required)

Scheduling

The City provides notary services by appointment only.

Appointments available Wednesdays from 2 – 4 p.m.

(360) 491-3214 | notary@ci.lacey.wa.us to schedule an appointment.

Cost & Payment

Notary services are provided for a fee of $3 per document for each notarial act.

The City accepts cash or check for payment.

The City does not charge to notarize passport documents, City of Lacey claims, or other City-related business.

Simple Rules Regarding Notary Services

1

Limitations To Offered Services

  • No walk-ins, appointment only.
  • Not all Notary services are performed at this location. For example, the following will not be notarized:
    • Complex real estate documents
    • Wills and estate documents
    • Blank documents or documents without notarial language
    • Notary block in a foreign language
  • Notaries cannot give legal advice or prepare documents on your behalf.
  • Notaries cannot sign a document that does not contain a legally acceptable notary acknowledgement or jurat.
  • Notaries cannot serve as signature witnesses on the document.
2

All Signers & Witnesses Are Required to Attend

  • All required signers must appear in-person before a Notary can complete the transaction.
  • If witnesses are required, signer must bring witnesses with them. The City does not provide witnesses.
3

Only Sign When Instructed

Do not sign the document until instructed by the Notary.  Even if you require.

4

Signer & Witness Required Identification

Signers & witnesses must have acceptable photo identification:

  • ID must be current or expired for less than three years
  • ID must be issued by a federal or state government (Driver’s License, Passport, or State ID)
  • ID must contain the individuals photograph, signature, and physical description
Department Contact
Peri Edmonds, CMC

City Clerk

TEL: 360-486-8704

EMAIL: pedmonds@ci.lacey.wa.us

Department
City Clerk

email: cityclerk@ci.lacey.wa.us

phone: 360-491-3214

Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm