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PDFWAC 308-30-220

Fees for notarial acts.

(1) The maximum fees a notary may charge for notarial acts are:
Notarial Act
Maximum Fee
Witnessing or attesting a signature
Taking an acknowledgment or a verification upon oath or affirmation
Certifying or attesting a copy
Administering an oath or affirmation
Certifying that an event has occurred or an act has been performed
Remote notarial act
(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 $25 to perform a remote notarial act.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.45.170 and 42.45.250. WSR 24-11-162, § 308-30-220, filed 5/22/24, effective 6/22/24. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.45.250. WSR 21-05-039, § 308-30-220, filed 2/11/21, effective 3/14/21; WSR 18-12-028, § 308-30-220, filed 5/29/18, effective 7/1/18.]
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