Notary public

Discussion in 'Recommend advisors - solicitors, accountants etc.' started by Palerider, 12 Sep 2018.

  1. Palerider

    Palerider Frequent Poster

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    I need some documents notarised in the greater Dublin area, any idea what this may cost and any recommendations please, it is witnessing my signature on a few documents nothing complex.
     
  2. POC

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    A Peace Commisioner doesn’t charge anything. Would that be acceptable?
     
  3. noproblem

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    Hmm, many do and in this day and age who can blame them.
     
  4. Palerider

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    PC’s cannot notarise but good thinking ..
     
  5. RedOnion

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    It's been a little while since I used one, so can't advise on current costs. I think at the time it was 20 per doc, but less cause I was getting a few. But I understand 50 is regularly the price.

    Official list of Notaries, with a convenient map:
    http://www.notarypublic.ie
     
  6. dublin67

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    I'd agree that €50 is the typical cost per document. You can always ask for a quote in advance and see how it goes.

    The principal difference between a notary and a Commissioner for Oaths/Practicing Solicitor/Peace Commissioner is that a notary is principally for documents used abroad. The price is controlled for a Commissioners/Practicing Solicitor in relation to swearings etc but not for notaries. As mentioned above Peace Commissioners can't charge.
     
  7. noproblem

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    I've had reason to use them over the past few years and i've paid them. I just didn't give it to them but asked was there a charge and each time was told €20. I paid and didn't mind to tell you the truth. I certainly didn't know there was no charge.
     
  8. Palerider

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    That is ridiculous, peace commissioners are an Honorary appointment and you should never be charged, only in Ireland...
     
  9. noproblem

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    It would be interesting to know if others have had a similar experience? Who appoints Peace Commissioners and what, if any, qualifications do they have or need? Any I know are politically minded though some would have you believe they're not.
     
  10. odyssey06

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    The only one I had dealings with with a retired Garda. He would not have charged for the service although in the end it turned out I needed a notary public :(
     
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  11. Palerider

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    Minister for Justices appoints PC's, you have to be seen as a mover/shaker/ leading member of your community, a stand out guy ( or gal ) so to speak, no particular qualifications are necessary and no naughty stuff in your background, I'm not sure they have that much of a relevance anymore.
     
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