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Marriage Licences & Ceremonies
Fictitious Business name Fillings
Oaths & Authentications/Certifications
Legal Document Assistant
Process Server
Professional Photocopier
Unlawful Detainer
Fish & Game
Sureties/Other
Miscellaneous Fees

Official Certifications & Professional Registrations

CERTIFICATIONS

Notary Public Requirements

In Person Bring:

  1. Original notary commission certificate issued by the Secretary of State
  2. Two unsigned oaths of office issued by the Secretary of State
  3. Original bond in the amount of $15,000 indicating the same dates referenced on the oaths of office for a term of four years and signed by notary (principal)
  4. Valid government issued photo identification
  5. Fees – cash, check, money order or debit/credit card (additional $2.50)

By Mail Send:

  1. Original notary commission certificate issued by the Secretary of State
  2. Two completed oaths of office, signed and subscribed before another notary public located in the same county where the filing is to take place
  3. Original bond in the amount of $15,000 indicating the same dates referenced on the oaths of office for a term of four years and signed by notary (principal)
  4. Valid government issued photo identification
  5. Fees – payable with a check or money order made out to Imperial County Clerk

Notary Public Authentication

A notary authentication verifies that the notary’s bond was filed and recorded in Imperial County, duly commissioned by the State of California and active at the time of notarization. It does not validate the contents within the document.

To have a signature of an Imperial County Notary Public authenticated, the supporting documentation presented in person or by mail must include original seals and signatures. The seal must clearly show the name of the notary, commission number and date of expiration

NOTE

  • We do not have a notary public on staff to notarize documents and cannot authenticate notaries from other counties.

CERTIFICATION OF REGISTERED TRANSLATOR/INTERPRETER

Imperial County Clerk verifies Translators/Interpreters declarations completed by a Translator/Interpreter registered with the American Translator Association or California Court Interpreter.

Submit your request in person or by mail. Your request must include:

1) Original document in the foreign language

2) Document translated into English

3) Original, completed Translator/Interpreters Declaration

To locate a translator/interpreter, visit the American Translator Association online or the California Court Interpreter online.

Notary Public Requirements

In Person Bring:

  1. Original notary commission certificate issued by the Secretary of State
  2. Two unsigned oaths of office issued by the Secretary of State
  3. Original bond in the amount of $15,000 indicating the same dates referenced on the oaths of office for a term of four years and signed by notary (principal)
  4. Valid government issued photo identification
  5. Fees – cash, check, money order or debit/credit card (additional $2.50)

By Mail Send:

  1. Original notary commission certificate issued by the Secretary of State
  2. Two completed oaths of office, signed and subscribed before another notary public located in the same county where the filing is to take place
  3. Original bond in the amount of $15,000 indicating the same dates referenced on the oaths of office for a term of four years and signed by notary (principal)
  4. Valid government issued photo identification
  5. Fees – payable with a check or money order made out to Imperial County Clerk

Notary Public Authentication

A notary authentication verifies that the notary’s bond was filed and recorded in Imperial County, duly commissioned by the State of California and active at the time of notarization. It does not validate the contents within the document.

To have a signature of an Imperial County Notary Public authenticated, the supporting documentation presented in person or by mail must include original seals and signatures. The seal must clearly show the name of the notary, commission number and date of expiration

NOTE

  • We do not have a notary public on staff to notarize documents and cannot authenticate notaries from other counties.

CERTIFICATION OF REGISTERED TRANSLATOR/INTERPRETER

Imperial County Clerk verifies Translators/Interpreters declarations completed by a Translator/Interpreter registered with the American Translator Association or California Court Interpreter.

Submit your request in person or by mail. Your request must include:

1) Original document in the foreign language

2) Document translated into English

3) Original, completed Translator/Interpreters Declaration

To locate a translator/interpreter, visit the American Translator Association online or the California Court Interpreter online.

Apostille and Authentication

The California Secretary of State provides authentication of public official signatures on documents to be used outside the United States.

Please check the Secretary of State website for the latest fee schedule.

IMPORTANT

If a record to be apostille was purchased from the Imperial County Public Health Department or notarized by an Imperial County Notary Public, the signatures of the health officials and notary public must be verified by the Imperial County Clerk prior to the apostille process.

  • Apostille In Person
  • Apostille By Mail
Apostille In Person
Apostille By Mail

REGISTRATIONS

Notary Public Requirements

In Person Bring:

  1. Original notary commission certificate issued by the Secretary of State
  2. Two unsigned oaths of office issued by the Secretary of State
  3. Original bond in the amount of $15,000 indicating the same dates referenced on the oaths of office for a term of four years and signed by notary (principal)
  4. Valid government issued photo identification
  5. Fees – cash, check, money order or debit/credit card (additional $2.50)

By Mail Send:

  1. Original notary commission certificate issued by the Secretary of State
  2. Two completed oaths of office, signed and subscribed before another notary public located in the same county where the filing is to take place
  3. Original bond in the amount of $15,000 indicating the same dates referenced on the oaths of office for a term of four years and signed by notary (principal)
  4. Valid government issued photo identification
  5. Fees – payable with a check or money order made out to Imperial County Clerk

Notary Public Authentication

A notary authentication verifies that the notary’s bond was filed and recorded in Imperial County, duly commissioned by the State of California and active at the time of notarization. It does not validate the contents within the document.

To have a signature of an Imperial County Notary Public authenticated, the supporting documentation presented in person or by mail must include original seals and signatures. The seal must clearly show the name of the notary, commission number and date of expiration

NOTE

  • We do not have a notary public on staff to notarize documents and cannot authenticate notaries from other counties.

CERTIFICATION OF REGISTERED TRANSLATOR/INTERPRETER

Imperial County Clerk verifies Translators/Interpreters declarations completed by a Translator/Interpreter registered with the American Translator Association or California Court Interpreter.

Submit your request in person or by mail. Your request must include:

1) Original document in the foreign language

2) Document translated into English

3) Original, completed Translator/Interpreters Declaration

To locate a translator/interpreter, visit the American Translator Association online or the California Court Interpreter online.

Notary Public Requirements

In Person Bring:

  1. Original notary commission certificate issued by the Secretary of State
  2. Two unsigned oaths of office issued by the Secretary of State
  3. Original bond in the amount of $15,000 indicating the same dates referenced on the oaths of office for a term of four years and signed by notary (principal)
  4. Valid government issued photo identification
  5. Fees – cash, check, money order or debit/credit card (additional $2.50)

By Mail Send:

  1. Original notary commission certificate issued by the Secretary of State
  2. Two completed oaths of office, signed and subscribed before another notary public located in the same county where the filing is to take place
  3. Original bond in the amount of $15,000 indicating the same dates referenced on the oaths of office for a term of four years and signed by notary (principal)
  4. Valid government issued photo identification
  5. Fees – payable with a check or money order made out to Imperial County Clerk

Notary Public Authentication

A notary authentication verifies that the notary’s bond was filed and recorded in Imperial County, duly commissioned by the State of California and active at the time of notarization. It does not validate the contents within the document.

To have a signature of an Imperial County Notary Public authenticated, the supporting documentation presented in person or by mail must include original seals and signatures. The seal must clearly show the name of the notary, commission number and date of expiration

NOTE

  • We do not have a notary public on staff to notarize documents and cannot authenticate notaries from other counties.

CERTIFICATION OF REGISTERED TRANSLATOR/INTERPRETER

Imperial County Clerk verifies Translators/Interpreters declarations completed by a Translator/Interpreter registered with the American Translator Association or California Court Interpreter.

Submit your request in person or by mail. Your request must include:

1) Original document in the foreign language

2) Document translated into English

3) Original, completed Translator/Interpreters Declaration

To locate a translator/interpreter, visit the American Translator Association online or the California Court Interpreter online.