308-30-220 - Fees for notarial acts

308-30-220. Fees for notarial acts

(1) The maximum fees a notary may charge for notarial acts are:

Notarial Act Fee
Witnessing or attesting a signature $10.00
Taking an acknowledgment or a verification upon oath or affirmation $10.00
Certifying or attesting a copy $10.00
Administering an oath or affirmation $10.00
Certifying that an event has occurred or an act has been performed $10.00

(2) A notary public need not charge for notarial acts.

(3) A notary public may not charge fees for receiving or noting a protest of a negotiable instrument.

(4) A notary public may additionally charge the actual costs of copying any instrument or record.

(5) A notary public may charge a travel fee when traveling to perform a notarial act if:

(a) The notary public and the individual requesting the notarial act agree upon the travel fee in advance of the travel; and

(b) The notary public explains to the individual requesting the notarial act that the travel fee is in addition to the notarial fee in subsection (1) of this section and is not required by law.

(6) Notwithstanding the maximum fees set forth in subsection (1) of this section and the prohibition set forth in subsection (3) of this section, a notary public may charge a maximum fee of twenty-five dollars to perform a remote notarial act.

(Adopted by WSR 18-12-028, Filed 5/29/2018, effective 7/1/2018 Amended by WSR 21-05-039, Filed 2/11/2021, effective 3/14/2021)

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