Berkeley Law Notary Services

Please note:

This page only applies to law school faculty, students, and staff. Non-law school staff and faculty should refer to the list of campus notaries available on the Campus Resources panel on the Blu homepage. Other local Berkeley notaries can also be found here.

SCHEDULE A notary appointment

Berkeley Law has three employees with active notary public commissions who volunteer this service at no charge to law school faculty, students, and staff.  Only professional documents which directly relate to the business of Berkeley Law will be notarized.

Prior to setting an appointment with Berkeley Law Notary Services, please:

  1. Identify the document(s) to be notarized;
  2. Specify the type of notarization required (acknowledgment, jurat, apostille, etc. – if unknown, contact the requesting/issuing agency or individual for confirmation);
  3. Allow30 minutes for the notarization process; and
  4. Ensure that all signatories to the document(s) are present and can produce a valid picture ID.

Please right-click to download the notary pre-appointment information form and, when completed, email to schedule an appointment.


Any U.S. state-issued driver's license or ID card; Canadian or Mexican driver's license; U.S. passport or foreign passport stamped by USCIS; USCIS ID card (green card, naturalization or immigration documents); State, county, or city employee ID card (issued by the State of California only).

Identification cards must be current or, if expired, issued in the past five years, and must contain a photograph, signature, physical description, and a serial or identifying number.  U.S. passports are acceptable even if they do not contain the bearer's physical description.

Other available notaries

Please refer to the list of campus notaries available on the Campus Resources panel on the Blu homepage.  A quick link to Blu is located on the UC Berkeley homepage to the right of the photo. 
Other local Berkeley notaries can be found here.