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Notary Public Toronto

 “Document Notarization Services,” i.e., Sworn Declaration, Certification of Passports and Travel  Documents, Letter of Invitation, Consent to Travel Letters, Statutory Declarations, Real Estate Transactions, Business documents, Name Change Applications, Wills and Estates, Powers of Attorney.

Notary Services

Notary Public Toronto is your one-stop destination for all your notarial needs. Our notary public professionals provide seamless and trustworthy commissioning of oaths and affidavits services to Toronto residents. We understand the importance of accuracy and legality in notarization, so we handle your documents with utmost care and precision.

We offer various services, including affirming a declaration, taking an oath, and providing legal, personal, or business affidavits. Our fast, efficient, and reliable service is designed to meet your unique requirements. We are committed to delivering exceptional customer service, and our competitive pricing makes us a go-to notary public in Toronto.

We are conveniently located in the heart of Toronto and offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your busy lifestyle. At Notary Public Toronto, we prioritize your satisfaction and guarantee quality service and peace of mind. Trust us to be your trusted partner for all your notarization needs. Book an Appointment Now.

Are you looking for certified true copy services in Toronto? As a trusted notary public, we understand the importance of having accurate and legally recognized copies of your documents. Our certified true copies service ensures that your documents are authenticated and can be used for legal, personal, or business purposes.

We offer certified true copies of various documents, including passports, diplomas, transcripts, birth certificates, marriage certificates, and more. Our notary public professionals take great care to ensure that your documents are accurately copied and certified according to legal standards. We provide fast and reliable service, ensuring your documents are certified immediately.

At Notary Public Toronto, we prioritize your satisfaction and guarantee quality service. Our competitive pricing makes us a go-to notary public in Toronto for all your certified true copies needs. We are conveniently located in the heart of Toronto and offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your busy lifestyle.

Trust Notary Public Toronto to provide you with certified true copies services that are accurate, reliable, and legally recognized. Contact us today to schedule your appointment and experience our exceptional customer service.

Are you planning on sending an invitation letter to an international visitor? Most consulates require invitation letters notarized. Notary Public Toronto specializes in notarizing invitation letters, offering a reliable service that ensures your documents meet all legal or embassy requirements with ease. Our licensed notary public will guide you through the process, making the notarization of your letter of invitation straightforward and stress-free.

Located in the heart of Toronto, Notary Public Toronto is your trusted partner for all your notarization needs. We understand the importance of precision and speed in the notarization of invitation letters, ensuring your documents are processed quickly and accurately. Our commitment to exceptional customer service, competitive pricing, and convenience sets us apart, making us the preferred choice for Toronto residents seeking a letter of invitation notarization services.

Choose Notary Public Toronto for your invitation letter notarization needs and experience the peace of mind from working with us. We’re dedicated to providing a hassle-free service, ensuring your invitation letters are notarized correctly, and helping to smooth the way for your guests’ visit. Trust us to deliver professional, efficient notarization services that meet your requirements. Book an Appointment Now.

Are you looking to grant someone the authority to act on your behalf through a Power of Attorney (POA)? At Notary Public Toronto, our professional Notary Public offers Power of Attorney notarization services to ensure your document is legally binding and recognized. We specialize in carefully handling POA documents, providing peace of mind to Toronto residents navigating these important legal waters.

We understand the intricacies involved in creating and notarizing Power of Attorney documents. Whether you’re managing financial affairs, property transactions, or personal decisions, our expert notarization services ensure that your POA is executed flawlessly. We pride ourselves on our fast, reliable, and customer-centric service, making the process as accessible and convenient as possible.

Entrusting your crucial legal documents to experienced professionals is vital. At Notary Public Toronto, we are dedicated to providing a seamless and supportive experience. We ensure that your Power of Attorney accurately reflects your intentions and fully complies with legal standards. Let Notary Public Toronto be your trusted partner in securing your interests with our Notary Public power of attorney notarization services. You can download our Free Fillable Power of Attorney form from here.

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Notary Public Toronto Pricing

Notary Red Seal (RS)

$20

Flat Fee

Notary Stamp

$10

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EXHIBIT STAMPS

$10

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of notarizing a document, letter or certifying true copies?

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Our notary services are set at a competitive flat rate of $10, with an emphasis on speed, reliability, and convenience for all Toronto residents. We aim to demystify notarization, making it accessible and straightforward for everyone.

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Have all necessary documents ready and understand their content before booking an appointment with us. Our Notary Public will only authenticate documents and witness signatures but will not provide legal advice. Additionally, proper identification is required during the notarization process for identity verification.

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Yes, we require clients to book an appointment to ensure a smooth and efficient service. This helps us promptly cater to your needs and maintain our service excellence standard. However, for urgent matters, we do accommodate Walk-Ins. However, be prepared to wait as we may be attending to clients with appointments with us when you visit.

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Absolutely! Notary Public in Toronto focuses on the authentication of signatures and identities, regardless of the document’s language. This flexibility ensures that we assist a diverse clientele across Toronto.

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A Notary Public in Toronto is a lawyer or licensed paralegal in good standing who has been appointed by the Attorney General of the province of Ontario to witness, certify and attest to the execution of various legal documents, such as affidavits, powers of attorney and contracts, and attest documents to be true copies of the original.

The role of a Notary Public is to ensure that the signatories of the documents are who they say they are, that they are signing the document voluntarily and with a complete understanding of its contents and that they are aware of the legal consequences of the document. The Notary Public also verifies the authenticity of the signatures and seals on the documents. It provides a certification or notarial seal to the executed documents.

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In Toronto, notaries public use both red and gold seals for notarizing documents. However, there are distinct differences and benefits associated with each seal, particularly in terms of their recognition and visibility on documents. The choice of seal colour often depends on the specific requirements of the document being notarized and the preference of the notary or the client. The choice of seal colour might also be influenced by the jurisdiction’s legal requirements where you want to use the document. In many cases within Ontario, the colour of the notary seal is not mandated by law. However, for documents intended for international use, specific requirements might necessitate using a gold seal for better recognition and visibility.

Gold Seal

The Gold seals also have practical advantages in terms of visibility through photocopying, scanning, and faxing. Gold seals retain their distinctiveness when copied or scanned, ensuring the notarization mark is clearly visible on electronic versions of the document.

Red Seal

A red seal might not be as clearly visible as a gold seal in these cases, potentially making it less suitable for documents that require electronic submission or archiving. Unlike gold seal, red seals might appear as a dark smear.

Answer: 

In Toronto, and more broadly in Ontario, a Notary Public can use either a notary seal or a notary stamp to authenticate documents and verify their actions. Although both serve the same purpose, there are some differences in their functionalities and legal acceptances.

A notary seal traditionally refers to an embossed mark made by a metal crimping device, leaving a raised imprint on the document. This embossment includes critical information like the notary’s name, commission expiration date, and jurisdiction.

On the other hand, a notary stamp is an inked impression that provides similar information for document authentication. The stamps are available in various shapes and sizes, usually round or rectangular, and like seals, contain the notary’s details.

The main difference lies in the form (embossed vs. inked) and how each mark is visible on the document (raised vs. flat).

Both are legally accepted; the choice between a seal and a stamp can depend on jurisdictional requirements and the specific needs of the document.

Answer: 

When you go to a notary to sign a document, they will not review it for accuracy or provide legal advice. Their role is to certify your signature and confirm your identity (they will request your identification to ensure that you are who you claim to be.)

What is the cost of notarizing a document, letter or certifying true copies?

Answer: 

Our notary services are set at a competitive flat rate of $10, with an emphasis on speed, reliability, and convenience for all Toronto residents. We aim to demystify notarization, making it accessible and straightforward for everyone.

Answer: 

Have all necessary documents ready and understand their content before booking an appointment with us. Our Notary Public will only authenticate documents and witness signatures but will not provide legal advice. Additionally, proper identification is required during the notarization process for identity verification.

Answer: 

Yes, we require clients to book an appointment to ensure a smooth and efficient service. This helps us promptly cater to your needs and maintain our service excellence standard. However, for urgent matters, we do accommodate Walk-Ins. However, be prepared to wait as we may be attending to clients with appointments with us when you visit.

Answer: 

Absolutely! Notary Public in Toronto focuses on the authentication of signatures and identities, regardless of the document’s language. This flexibility ensures that we assist a diverse clientele across Toronto.

Answer: 

A Notary Public in Toronto is a lawyer or licensed paralegal in good standing who has been appointed by the Attorney General of the province of Ontario to witness, certify and attest to the execution of various legal documents, such as affidavits, powers of attorney and contracts, and attest documents to be true copies of the original.

The role of a Notary Public is to ensure that the signatories of the documents are who they say they are, that they are signing the document voluntarily and with a complete understanding of its contents and that they are aware of the legal consequences of the document. The Notary Public also verifies the authenticity of the signatures and seals on the documents. It provides a certification or notarial seal to the executed documents.

Answer: 

In Toronto, notaries public use both red and gold seals for notarizing documents. However, there are distinct differences and benefits associated with each seal, particularly in terms of their recognition and visibility on documents. The choice of seal colour often depends on the specific requirements of the document being notarized and the preference of the notary or the client. The choice of seal colour might also be influenced by the jurisdiction’s legal requirements where you want to use the document. In many cases within Ontario, the colour of the notary seal is not mandated by law. However, for documents intended for international use, specific requirements might necessitate using a gold seal for better recognition and visibility.

Gold Seal

The Gold seals also have practical advantages in terms of visibility through photocopying, scanning, and faxing. Gold seals retain their distinctiveness when copied or scanned, ensuring the notarization mark is clearly visible on electronic versions of the document.

Red Seal

A red seal might not be as clearly visible as a gold seal in these cases, potentially making it less suitable for documents that require electronic submission or archiving. Unlike gold seal, red seals might appear as a dark smear.

Answer: 

In Toronto, and more broadly in Ontario, a Notary Public can use either a notary seal or a notary stamp to authenticate documents and verify their actions. Although both serve the same purpose, there are some differences in their functionalities and legal acceptances.

A notary seal traditionally refers to an embossed mark made by a metal crimping device, leaving a raised imprint on the document. This embossment includes critical information like the notary’s name, commission expiration date, and jurisdiction.

On the other hand, a notary stamp is an inked impression that provides similar information for document authentication. The stamps are available in various shapes and sizes, usually round or rectangular, and like seals, contain the notary’s details.

The main difference lies in the form (embossed vs. inked) and how each mark is visible on the document (raised vs. flat).

Both are legally accepted; the choice between a seal and a stamp can depend on jurisdictional requirements and the specific needs of the document.

Answer: 

When you go to a notary to sign a document, they will not review it for accuracy or provide legal advice. Their role is to certify your signature and confirm your identity (they will request your identification to ensure that you are who you claim to be.)

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The requirement for witnesses on a Power of Attorney (POA) document varies by jurisdiction, including differences across countries, states, or provinces. Here’s a general overview, with a note on Ontario, Canada, as an example:

General Requirements:
Two Witnesses: Many jurisdictions require the signature of the Power of Attorney document to be witnessed by two mentally competent adults who are not named in the document. This is a common standard to help ensure the document’s legitimacy and the Principal’s voluntary act of signing.

Notary Public: Some places require the document to be notarized in addition to or instead of witnesses. A notary public can also serve as a witness but adds the extra layer of formally acknowledging the document through a notarial seal, which can enhance its acceptance in various legal and financial situations.

Ontario, Canada:
As of my last update in April 2023, Ontario requires that a Continuing Power of Attorney for Property or a Power of Attorney for Personal Care must be signed in the presence of two witnesses. These witnesses cannot be the spouse or partner of the person giving the power of attorney (the Principal), the attorney, the attorney’s spouse or partner, the Principal’s child, or someone whom the Principal treats like a child. It’s always best to check the most current legal requirements or consult with a legal professional in your jurisdiction, as laws and regulations can change.

Special Cases:
Durable Powers of Attorney: Requirements for a durable power of attorney, which remains in effect if the Principal becomes incapacitated, may have stricter witnessing or notarization requirements to ensure the document’s validity and durability.

Health Care Power of Attorney: Some jurisdictions have specific requirements for health care directives or medical powers of attorney, including who can act as a witness, aiming to avoid conflicts of interest.

Practical Tips:
Witness Selection: Choose witnesses who are impartial and have no stake in the POA to ensure there are no questions about undue influence or the voluntary nature of the document.

Consult Legal Advice: Because witnessing requirements can be nuanced and subject to change, it’s wise to consult a legal professional in your specific jurisdiction to ensure all legal requirements are met for your Power of Attorney to be valid and effective.

Always ensure that your Power of Attorney complies with the latest legal standards in your jurisdiction to avoid any issues with its recognition and enforcement when needed.

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