name, the Notary Department is responsible for more than just document
notarization and Notary Renewal.
Notary is also responsible for the filing and registration of Business
Certificates, Veterans' Peddlers' Licenses, First time Notaries and
Commissioner of Deeds in the County
of the Bronx. Below you can find a summary of the different services
provided by the Notary Department. Where applicable you can follow
the link to get more information on a specific service.
The County Clerk's Office offers free
Notary services for up to 5 (five) documents. In order to
have a document notarized, the person
whose signature is to be notarized must be present with proper signature
identification. The signature
must be an original and the document has to be completely
filled out or must be in the form of a statement made by the person
signing the document.
Notary Renewal and Commissioner of Deeds
The Bronx County Clerk's Notary Department
is where Bronx qualified Notaries
go to renew their Notary license.
This department also handles the registration of Commissioner
of Deeds in Bronx County. In addition to registering this
information the Notary Department also maintains the files on Notaries
and Commissioner of Deeds filed within the County of the Bronx and
offers Notary and Commissioner of
Deeds authentication. For more information about these services
Section 130 General Business Law requires every person who conducts business in New York State under an assumed name, or who conducts business as a member of a partnership, to execute a Certificate of Business and file in the County Clerks Office in which the business address is located. For information on how to obtain a Business Certificate in the County of the Bronx click here. If you would like to search our Business Records please login if you are a registered user or register if you are a first time user.
Veterans' Peddlers' Licenses
If you served active duty in the United States
Armed Forces for a minimum of two years and were honorably discharged,
you are eligible for a Veterans' Peddlers' License. The license is
offered at no fee to those who qualify and who present the following
to the Notary Clerk in our Office:
Original or certified copy of the DD-214 (not a Xerox copy)
of Address (Must reside within the County of Application)
Passport Photos (one for our records and one for the license)