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Notary Services

Available Now
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MCPL provides free notary services at the following branches: AntiochColbern Road Library Center, North IndependencePlatte City, SmithvilleRaytown, Riverside, and the Woodneath Library Center.

MCPL CAN notarize items such as MCPL CANNOT notarize items such as
  • Absentee Ballots
  • Mail-in Ballots
  • Real Property Deeds
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Trusts
  • Affidavits
  • Depositions
  • Copy certifications.
  • Birth certificates, death certificates, divorce decrees or marriage licenses. These documents must be obtained from and certified by the issuing agencies
  • Electronic or remote online notarization
  • School enrollment forms

Important Notes:

  • Do not sign documents to be notarized ahead of time. They must be signed in front of the notary.
  • Documents to be notarized must display official notary language.
  • You must bring an current, valid, official, government-issued photo ID such as a state issued Driver’s License/Non-Driver’s License, Passport or Military ID.

Use the Notary Public Appointment Scheduler and follow the simple steps below to schedule your time:

  1. Select a branch location.
  2. Select an available time slot. The details will be displayed on the confirmation screen.  You will also receive an email confirmation with appointment details.
  3. Arrive at the selected branch location 5-10 minutes before your allocated time and let a member of the branch staff know you have arrived.
  4. Appointments are limited to one customer per appointment.  

Schedule Your Appointment

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