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  • Writer's pictureMitch Tandeske

Mobile Notary Questions Answered

Updated: Oct 14, 2022

If you need documents notarized in the Portland area and don't have time to go find a notary then a Mobile Notary from Notary of Portland is the answer. Enjoy the convenience of avoiding the drive through traffic, the search for parking and the wait time to see a notary. A Notary of Portland Mobile Notary will travel to you at a convenient time and place of your choice to conduct the notarization process.

What is a Mobile Notary?

A Mobile Notary, also known as a traveling notary, is a commissioned Notary Public who meets you personally at the time and place of your choice. A Notary Public is a person of proven integrity, commissioned by the state as a ministerial officer to act as an impartial witness of a legal proceeding.

Contract with pen on desk before signing and mobile notary notarization in Portland.

Mobile Notaries often meet clients at their home, office, place of work or a specific business location. In some cases, Mobile Notaries are dispatched to hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, jails or prisons to perform notarization for people that are not able to leave their location.

Mobile Notaries are tasked with reviewing the document for authenticity, identifying the signer and any witnesses, determining the signers willingness and awareness, annotating the notarization in their journal, then completing the Notarial Certificate and affixing the official notary stamp to the page.

Why hire a Mobile Notary?

Time-Saving: Your time is valuable and in short supply. Choosing a Mobile Notary leaves the navigating, driving and parking time to us. Often when a notarization is needed urgently, it's during a very busy time. Notary of Portland offers the flexibility of 24/7 online scheduling. Simply choose the time and place convenient for you and we will be there!

Affordable: Notary of Portland offers Mobile Notary Service at a reasonable cost. Notarial Act fees in Oregon are state regulated. Travel fees are affordably set at rates similar to the convenience fees for other mobile professional services.

Convenient: Mobile Notaries from Notary of Portland are available for same-day travel to any location within the greater Portland Metro area including Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, Marion, Yamhill and Columbia counties. With our mobile notary service, it is not necessary for all signers to meet at the same location. Our mobile notary can visit all the signers individually at the time and location convenient for them.

Flexible: If you are busy with work during business hours and only able to schedule a notarization appointment before or after work, Notary of Portland offers the flexibility of mobile notary service before and after regular business hours and on weekends. There is no additional fee for weekend mobile notary service from Notary of Portland.

Considerate: Notarization may be urgently needed during particularly sensitive times or during difficult circumstances. Notary of Portland's mobile notaries offer safe and discreet mobile notary service. We are considerate of healthcare circumstances and are prepared to arrive wearing masks and gloves as needed. We always sanitize our hands and writing instruments before we begin. Or, if the parties involved prefer to meet at different locations we are glad to accommodate the circumstances.

Why choose Notary of Portland?

Notary of Portland offers a professional mobile notary service in the greater Portland metro area. Easy online scheduling of same day appointments at all hours and all days is available 24/7. Our traveling notaries are trained, experienced, licensed and insured. We travel to you at the time and to the place you choose. When you need a notary at home, work or any other location, choose Notary of Portland to schedule your appointment. We will arrive on time and complete your notarization professionally and promptly.


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