The purpose of an acknowledgement is for an affiant, whose identity has been verified, to declare to a notary public that he or she has willingly signed an affidavit.
An acknowledgment requires the following steps:
- The signer must physically appear before the Notary
- The notary must positively identify the signer according to your state’s rules.
- The signer must declare (acknowledge) and signing the document for its intended purpose.
Notarial Act Fees
Pricing for Notarial Acts (per sitting) are as follows:
First Notarial Act – $5.00 (*)
Additional Notarial Acts – $2.00
Customers (65 or older) – Free (all acts) (*)(**)
Current or past Military Personnel – Free (all acts) (*)(**)
(*) Additional fees for travel, copies and scanning may be owed.
(**) Services rendered with in Rockford, Loves Park, Machesney Park and Cherry Valley Will not incur a travel Fee