Frequently Asked Questions
Below is information relating to some of the common ways in which a Notaries services are required. Click on one of the links below to jump to that section.
What is Notarisation?
Notarisation is the process whereby a Notary Public officially appointed by a state or Central government certifies a document. Usually, this is done by attaching a notarial certificate with the document. The notarial certificate contains statements of fact or law in relation to the document being certified. Our Notaries issue certificates in the English language.
What is a signing agent?
A signing agent is a Notary public who is legally authorized by a Central or State Government to administer oaths, witness the signing of documents, and deter fraud by verifying the identity of a person who signs a document. A lender, Corporate may hire a signing agent to handle & getting documents delivered, signed, or processed efficiently on time.
Do I need an appointment?
Yes, although we are sometimes able to accommodate walk in clients it is preferable to book an appointment in advance in order to ensure a Notary will be available to see you. This also allows us to ensure we have all necessary documents in advance and that the appointment is as brief as possible for you.
Why do I need to bring proof of identity and proof of address?
It is the duty of Notary Public to properly identify his or her client. This requirement is laid down by our practice rules and legislation.
How much will it cost?
This will depend on the document being certified and exactly what the notary is required to do. Our notaries will be happy to discuss this with you prior to your appointment (please note it will often be necessary to see the document in advance in order to provide an accurate fee estimate).
Where do you provide your services?
If you prefer to come to our Kolkata office during business hours, this can also of course be arranged or We will come to you at a place that is convenient for you. This can be your home or office.
*Currently we are providing On-Site Services within Kolkata & West Bengal only.
**Please have a look to our Online Notarization Services.
What documents do you notarise?
Law House Notary offers a full range of Notarial Services. We notarise documents for use in all countries around the world, often in a foreign language or in a bilingual format.
Do you notarize on weekends?
Our Office timings are below. In case of emergency, we often do Notarizations on the Sunday.
- Monday : 09:00–21:00
- Tuesday : 09:00–21:00
- Wednesday: 09:00–21:00
- Thursday : 09:00–21:00
- Friday : 09:00–21:00
- Saturday : 09:00–21:00
- Sunday : Closed
Can I Come To Your Location?
Yes, You are welcome to visit our office. We recommend taking prior appointments before coming. Here is our office address.
3/53, Bijoygarh, Jadavpur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700032
What Other Services Do You Offer?
In addition to Notary Services, we also offer Attestation, Agreements, Affidavits, Declaration, Will, Deed, Power of Attorney, Property Registration, Mutation etc. Click on the “Services” link to see the list of all the services we offer.
How Much Do You Charge For Your Services?
Our fees vary based on what service(s) you require as well as your location and availability of our notaries/service providers in your area. Please fill out an online request or call 9831171795 for a free estimate.
How Soon Can You Get Here?
In order to better serve you we request that all appointments be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. We will, however, make every attempt to fulfill “same-day”, “last minute” and “emergency” requests.
What Area(S) Do You Cover?
We almost cover the whole of Kolkata. Apart from that if we need to outside of Kolkata area then prior appoint is mandatory.
Why Are Documents Notarized?
To put it simply a Notary Public’s main purpose is to deter fraud. As an impartial witness, the Notary ensures that the signers of documents are who they say they are and not impostors. The Notary also makes sure that signers have entered into agreements knowingly and willingly.
What Are Your Terms And Policies?
At least 24 hours advanced notice required whenever possible.
Advanced payment required for same-day appointments.
No Cancellations/Refunds for same-day appointments.
Signings in remote areas and under extreme circumstances (rush jobs, long waiting, inclement weather, long distances, etc…) may result in additional fees.
Errors & Omissions caused by our notaries will be corrected at free of charge.
Cancellations should be made via email or phone no later than 4 hours prior to the scheduled appointment. This does not apply to same-day appointments.
I Am A Notary. How Can I Add Myself To Your Database?
Please send your request through the “Contact-us” page.