Notary Public Services

The Town of Bourne is pleased to offer Notary Public Services as a courtesy service to the public. Notaries witness document signing or signing a sworn statement on a document. They verify, by their signature and seal, that you are who you say you are. Notaries do not provide legal advice. 


Town Hall - Room 101

24 Perry Ave

Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

No appointment necessary*   

508-759-0600 x1503

Jonathan Bourne Public Library

19 Sandwich Road

By appointment only

Book Online

508-759-0600 x6

Bourne Council on Aging

Community Center

239 Main Street

By appointment only

508-759-0600 x5300

*If the document involves multiple signature pages, you will need an appointment to ensure that we have enough staff in the office to assist you


  • A valid, government issued photo ID is required of any person seeking Notary Services
  • The document(s) CANNOT be signed or dated prior to appearing in front of the Notary 
  • If the document requires a witness(s), they must accompany you
  • By law, Notaries may not notarize real estate documents such as closing paperwork, deeds, mortgages (M.G.L. c 222 section 17(e)). This includes any real estate that is located in or outside of Massachusetts.
  • Documents in any language other than English will not be notarized
  • Town of Bourne Notaries are not certified translators and cannot notarized documents requiring a translation certification 


In accordance with Massachusetts Notarial Law, Notaries reserve the right to deny notarial services if the customer, document, or circumstances of the request for Notary Services raise any issue of authenticity, ambiguity, doubt, or uncertainty.