Services Include


The City of Northville offers notary services. Notary services will be provided pursuant to the laws of the State of Michigan. Please be aware that a Notary is actually witnessing you sign a document and not verifying the accurateness of the document being signed. Do not PRE-SIGN your documents before coming into a Notary's office.

Notaries acting on behalf of the City of Northville shall:

  • Only notarize documents written in English, or with the English translation attached.
  • Notarize completed documents, which shall not contain blanks.
  • Confirm the identity of all individuals requesting notary service against a government issued photo identification card (i.e. driver's license or state id). All individuals requesting notary service must be present.
  • Act as a witness to and notarize the same document.
  • Not certify or notarize that a record is an original or true copy of another record. If you need a "certified True Copy" of a document, you must go to the place of origin to obtain it.
  • Not notarize copies of passports or I-9 forms, closing documents, trusts, or wills.
  •  Not certify that a statement is true or certify documents attesting that you are citizen, are alive, etc.

We reserve the right to refuse to notarize any document.

The Notary fee is $5 for each notarial act performed.