Massachusetts notaries can charge a fee to administer an oath, take an acknowledgment, or provide proof of execution. However, this fee varies depending on the allocated service time and travel distance. The state does not regulate the maximum amount of fees that mobile notaries can charge. Mobile notaries may charge a fee to travel to a customer’s home. These notaries can charge an additional fee for the mileage and time spent on the job. Fees may be based on several factors, including the type of document being notarized and the number of signatures.
Notaries must follow state regulations to notarize power of attorney documents. This can vary from state to state, but the National Association of Notaries recommends checking with your state’s notary regulations before notarizing power of attorney documents. This document gives a person the power to make financial decisions on another person’s behalf.