Notary embosser

Revised

April 29, 2019

Need an auto title or a legal form notarized? Worthington Libraries offers free notary public service!

Notarizations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Notary publics may not be available at all times the Library is open; to check availability in advance, please call 614-807-2626 or email notaries@worthingtonlibraries.org.

Preparing for your appointment

You will need to bring the following to your appointment:

  1. Valid form of photo identification, such as a current driver's license, state-issued ID, US passport, US military ID or US Permanent Resident Card ("Green Card"). If you're under 18, bring a certified copy of your birth certificate or a current school ID (with photo). International identification cards and/or international drivers' licenses cannot be accepted.
  2. All documents requiring notarization. Bring unsigned documentsDocuments must be signed in front of the notary in order to be valid.
  3. Any additional witnesses, if more than one is required. Witnesses must know you personally and must bring valid photo identification. You may not solicit library staff or patrons as witnesses.

Further guidelines

  • Auto titles must include the buyer's name and address.
  • Library notaries can only offer basic services. For complex requests, or requests outside our notaries' experience or expertise, we may refer you to another provider.
  • Notaries at the library cannot certify true copies of passports, driver's licenses or any other similar documents. Only issuing agencies can certify true copies.
  • Library notaries cannot complete Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification.
  • Our notaries reserve the right to decline service in cases that raise any issue of authenticity, ambiguity or doubt.
  • All applicable Ohio laws apply to notary public services offered at Worthington Libraries.

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