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Notary Fees: New York State Information

It is extremely important that when you start your notary business or seek out the services of a notary public, you understand the state requirements and laws regarding notary fees. In many states there is a maximum fee that a notary can charge for a notorial act and this may differ from service to service. As a notary public, you should use these fees to create your notary fee schedule that you will provide to clients. As someone seeking notary services, it is important to understand these prices to ensure you are getting a good value. Learn about specific state notary fees below.


Becoming a Notary in New York and New York's Notary Exam Requirements

Notary Fees in New York

New York Notary Public Application Fee

The New York notary application fee is $60.00.

New York Notary Public Renewal Fee

The New York notary renewal fee is $60.00.

New York Notary Public Bond Cost

In the state of New York, to become a notary public you will not need a surety bond.

New York Notary Public Fees: What a Notary Public Charges

In the state of New York, a notary public is entitled to the following fees:

  • For administering an oath or affirmation, and certifying the same when required, except where another fee is specifically prescribed by statute - $2.00
  • For taking and certifying the acknowledgment or proof of execution of a written instrument, by one person - $2.00, and by each additional person, $2.00, for swearing such witness thereto, $2.00