Notary Services

Library Now Offers Notary Services Free of Charge

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The Library now offers Notary Services at the Hopewell Location for free for the public. Appointments are strongly recommended. We cannot guarantee walk-in availability. Availability will be limited in the evenings and on Saturdays. Please call 804-458-6329 x1001 and ask to schedule a notary appointment. In many cases we can schedule same day appointments.

Please make sure you arrive with a current photo ID for notary services examples of accepted IDs include: U.S. Passport book, U.S. Passport card, Certificate of U.S. Citizenship, Certificate of Naturalization, Foreign passport, U.S. Green Card with photo, U.S. Military ID card, state-issue driver’s license, or a state-issued ID card.

We cannot notarize the following documents:

• Birth certificates
• Death certificates
• Marriage licenses
• Divorce decrees
• Deeds
• Mortgages
• Certificate of Citizenship
• Certificate of Naturalization
• Student records (transcripts) kept in public education offices
• Already filed federal or state tax returns
• Social security cards
• Patent filing
• Company documents in the custody of the State Corporation Commission
• Court documents including federal, district, municipal, traffic, and criminal courts (i.e. wills that have been recorded, civil lawsuits filed, traffic tickets, judgements, titles)

Documents we can certify as a true copy include:

• Passports
• Driver’s licenses
• Receipts
• Contracts
• Agreements
• Leases
• Insurance policies
• Financial records
• Medical records

Our Notaries are not attorneys and cannot offer legal advice or perform a legal act. We are insured.