FAQs

Having signatures and forms notarized in the SF Bay Area is easy with Champion Mobile Notary.

Here are some of my notary public clients’ frequently asked questions.

Why do I have to show my ID to have a document notarized?

Effective January 1, 2008 per the State of California, any acknowledgement or jurat may only be executed with proper identification.

What is proper ID?
A photo ID that is current or ISSUED (not expired) within the last 5 years

  • Driver’s license
  • Passport
  • ID card issue by any state
  • A valid consular ID issued by a consulate from applicant’s country of citizenship
  • ID card issued by a federally recognized tribal government

What do clients have to say about Champion Mobile Notary service?
Find out on the Testimonials web page.

What cities or counties do Champion Mobile Notary service?
For a complete list, visit the Services & Fees web page, near the bottom.

Which title company notary approval lists include Champion Mobile Notary?
For a complete list, visit the About Me web page, near the bottom.

Why do you have travel fees?
It is part of doing business with a traveling notary. This fee covers costs associated with travel time and expenses.

When does your commission expire?
June 4, 2018

What resource do you use to deal with traffic?

  1. www.traffic.com
  2. www.google.com use maps with “traffic” option
  3. While on the road, a useful tool is dial 511 for traffic conditions.

Where is a post office with passport service on Saturdays?

By appointment only 9AM-3PM

US Post Office
1050 Kiely Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-243-0128

What is the Secretary of State’s contact information?

California Secretary of State
1500 11th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-653-6814

Where is the San Mateo County Clerk-Recorder’s office?

555 County Center, First Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063-1665
650-363-4500

Where is the Santa Clara County Clerk-Recorder’s office?

70 W. Hedding Street, East Wing, First Floor
San Jose, CA 95110
408-299-2481

Where are the State of California Apostille/Certification offices?

For more information: visit the State of California website.

Main Office:

Notary Public Section
1500 11th Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
916-653-3595

Mailing Address:
Notary Public Section
P.O. Box 942877
Sacramento, CA 94277-0001

Regional offices:

Los Angeles
300 S. Spring Street, Room 12513
Los Angeles, CA 90013
213-897-3062