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Notary Signature Authentication

Notary Signature Authentication 

 ​A notary signature authentication verifies that the notary oath and bond was registered in Santa Clara County, duly commissioned by the State of California and was active at the time of notarization. 
 
Notary signature authentication is for the notary public signature only. It does not validate the information within the document.
 
Notary Signature authentication service is available in person or by mail.

 
In Person
  • Bring the document with the notary signature. The notary seal must indicate Santa Clara County in order to continue the process. The seal must clearly show the name of the notary, commission number and date of expiration. All seals and signatures must be original.
  • Fee
By Mail
  • Mail the document with the notary signature. The notary seal must indicate Santa Clara County in order to continue the process. The seal must clearly show the name of the notary, commission number and date of expiration. All seals and signatures must be original.
  • Fee
  • Provide a self-addressed stamped envelope
  • Mail the above items to:

    Santa Clara County Clerk-Recorder's Office
    ATTN:  Business Section
    70 West Hedding Street, First Floor, East Wing
    San Jose, CA  95110​​​​​
Last updated: 3/28/2018 12:42 PM