Notary Service

Notary Services

The City of Northville offers notary services pursuant to the laws of the State of Michigan. 

The Notary Public is witnessing your signature on a document.  The Notary does not verify the accuracy or legality of the document being signed.

Notary Policies

  • All parties must sign in the presence of a Notary.  Do not pre-sign your documents.
  • Documents shall not contain blanks.  Incomplete documents will not be notarized.
  • The document must be written in English, or with the English translation attached.
  • All individuals requesting notary services must be present.
  • We will confirm the identity of all individuals against a government issued photo ID (i.e. driver's license or state id).
  • Notaries do not certify copies of documents or notarize that 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.
  • Our notaries will not notarize copies of passports or I-9 forms, or copies of closing documents, trusts, or wills.
  • Notaries will not certify that a statement is true or certify documents attesting that you are citizen, are alive, etc.

The City of Northville reserves the right to refuse to notarize any document.

$5 fee for each notarial act.

Notary Service Hours
City Hall hours are 8am to 4:30pm.  Notary service is "walk-in" service.  Effective 11/30/2020:  City Hall is closed to the public and open by appointment only.  Please call 248-349-1300 to make an appointment for notary services.