Notary Services

Order, pay, and schedule your appointment for notary at the Permit Center.

What to do

Order Online

You must pay with a credit card or e-check. 

You payment confirmation email will include a link to schedule an in-person notary appointment at the Permit Center. No Same Day Appointments.

Be prepared for your notary visit.

  • Gather your documents
  • Bring a valid, government issued photo ID to your appointment.
  • Check in at the Permit Center Help Desk.

Permit Center

49 South Van Ness
2nd floor
San Francisco, CA 94103

Types of documents that may require notarization:Plans, Deeds, Contracts, Affidavits, Wills, and Trusts. 

Acceptable forms of photo identification

All ID cards must be either current or issued within the last 5 years.

  • Identification card or driver’s license issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles;
  • United States passport;
  • Inmate identification card issued by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, if the inmate is in custody in California state prison;
  • Any form of inmate identification issued by a sheriff’s department, if the inmate is in custody in a local detention facility; or
  • Valid consular identification document issued by a consulate from the applicants country of citizenship, or a valid passport from the applicant’s country of citizenship;
  • Driver’s license issued by another state or by a Canadian or Mexican public agency authorized to issue driver’s licenses;
  • Identification card issued by another state;
  • United States military identification card (caution: current military identification cards might not contain all the required information);
  • Employee identification card issued by an agency or of office of the State of California, or an agency or of office of a city, county, or city and county in California.
  • Identification card issued by a federally recognized tribal government.

Get help


Permit Center Customer Service

Leave a voicemail and include your email address. We will contact you within 2 business days.

Last updated June 6, 2024