Frequently asked questions

Notary Questions

What do I need for my appointment?


  1. Have your State Issued ID to verify identity or another acceptable form of Identification such as a Passport, a Credible Witness with ID, U.S Military ID, Resident Alien ID (Greencard)
  2. Bring your witness(es) (If required on document) & their ID(s).
  3. Bring documents to be notarized. (advise if printing assistance needed)
  4. Bring your payment for notary. (unless you've paid in advance)




What is a Notary Public?


A notary public is a commissioned representative of a state government and is charged with verifying your identity as the signer, ensuring you sign under your own free will, and witnessing the signing event. A Notary's role is to prevent fraud and to ensure the appropriate people execute documents freely. Institutions rely upon notaries so they may have full faith in important documents. After witnessing a signing, a notary public applies their own details, such as their signature, seal, and notary commission details. These materials serve as a means of verifying the transaction so others may rely upon it. When you see a notary’s seal on a document, it means a trusted notary public represents that it is authentic and properly executed. Notaries can notarize a variety of documents, but all documents do not require notarization. Please send us an email if you have any questions.




How much does it cost to notarize a document?


Our fees are based on distance traveled and the number of signatures notarized. Most Notarized charges $10 for the first signature notarized, $5 for additional pages, and a small travel fee if we're traveling to your location. For traveling notary services the price begins at $5 for Detroit residents ($1.25 per addtional mile) Travel fees are required as a deposit. Please email for quotes. Please be advised, the pricing of a notary varies from state to state. In Michigan, the price of a notary is $10 per document. Most banks will notarize for free if they are open, and if the notary is available at that time.




Why get something notarized?


The Notary Public officiates at the signing and insures that the documents are signed correctly. The notary makes sure that the signers are entering into agreements knowingly and willingly. It is required by law for certain documents to be notarized or to have an impartial witness to the signing. Some businesses request notarization to feel more confident that the signer indeed did sign the document requested.





Officiant Questions

What do I need to get married in Michigan?


In order to get married in Michigan, couples must apply in person or online, with current valid driver's license or state I.D. to obtain a marriage license from the County Clerk of the COUNTY in which either applicant resides. The marriage license fee is $20.00 for residents of Michigan. $30 for non-residents. Along with your I.D you will also need certified copies of your birth certificates. There is a three (3) day waiting period in Michigan. The waiting period does not include the application day.
Bring your copies of your blank marriage licenses to your ordained minister ahead of time or the day of your wedding. Also bring two witnesses unless noted that witnesses will be provided for signing your marriage liscense. Marriage licenses are valid for 33 days from the date of issuance. You must get married within thirty days. If you don't have your wedding within the required time frame, you will have to apply for another marriage license and pay the fee again. ***Don't wait until the last minute to apply for your marriage license. We recommend that you get your marriage license about a month before your scheduled wedding date. After a couple is married and after the marriage certificate is signed by the bride and groom and their witnesses, your officiant files the marriage license with the local government authority that issued your license. With this registration process, the marriage becomes part of the public record. A marriage certificate is then issued and usually a certified copied is to be ordered by the recently married couple. https://www.usmarriagelaws.com/marriage-license/michigan/county-clerks/office-requirements.shtml For more information visit your countys vital record website.




How can I find out more information about your services?


Select "Officiant Services" on the Services menu, there you'll be able to view all of our current elopement packages. Schedule a free consultation to chat with our officiant before you book to get some of your questions answered, and to see if Most Notarized is a good fit for your occasion. After selecting a package, select the date in which you'd like to Elope on and you'll recieve a confirmation of our appointment to your email. Your officiant will reach out via email and/or phone to discuss the details of your special occasion. You may choose to meet prior to your event in person or via video-chat. After our meeting & confirming the details, the next step is submitting your deposit. A deposit of half the price is required to hold your date. Your invoice will be sent via paypal and is due in full the morning of your ceremony. On the day of your nuptials, officiant will arrive on site to solemnize the union and sign the marriage license. Licenses will be sent out within (2) business days unless you choose to send them in yourself. Please send me an email if you have additional questions.





General Questions

Why should I choose Most Notarized LLC?


Most Notarized LLC is a state of Michigan bonded and insured mobile notary service. We gained our experience working hands on with attorneys, business owners, and business proffessionals in the Metro Detroit area. Our standard is to provide efficient, convienient, and secure services to individuals and businesses. Check out our creditials by clicking the underlined links on our home page! We offer our clients the convienient option of traveling to their preferred location, virtual assistance, and also offer on-site notarizations at select locations. Most Notarized is available by appointment at unconventional times and even most holidays, just send us an email to inquire about your date/time. Our officiant was ordained by United Life Church in 2018.




What is the cancellation policy?


All deposits are final. If you need to reschedule an appointment you may do so within 2 hours of appointment, your deposit will be applied to your next appointment. To cancel an appointment please advise within 2 hours of the appointment to avoid being charged for the full service. Thank you!




What area does Most Notarized service?


Most Notarized LLC services the Metro Detroit area. Including all of Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb County. We also offer our service throughout Southeast, Michigan upon request. Please send us an email for an exact quote.




When is Most Notarized available for services?


Our current hours of availability are: Monday-12:00 pm- 8:00 pm Tuesday-10:00 am- 6:00 pm Wednesday-12:00 pm- 8:00 pm Thursday: 10:00 am- 6:00 pm Friday: CLOSED Saturday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Sunday: CLOSED​ Clients are able to book an appointment same day up to 2 hours before the requested appointment time, and as far as 2 weeks in advance. Please book in advance to guarantee the selected date and time. If you would like to schedule an appointment in advance for a time outside our normal business hours please send an email inquiry.





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