John P. McDonough, Secretary of State
Welcome to the Notary Division
Peter Fosselman, Deputy Secretary of State ~ Teresa Owens, Administrator
NOTARY PUBLIC SIGNATURE FEE INCREASE
The Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2013 granted the Secretary of State's Office the
authority to raise the fee charged by Notaries Public for their service. The current fee is $2.00
per signature. Beginning April 1, 2014, the NEW fee will be $4.00 per signature. If you have
any questions, please contact our office at 410-974-5521 or Notary@sos.state.md.us.