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Massachusetts Notarial Certificate – Witness a Signature

Perhaps the simplest of notary forms, the Massachusetts signature witness notarial certificate is the endorsement of a signature on a particular legal document by a notary public. The document (without signatures) must be presented to the notary public with the witness notary certificate attached. The notary will verify the signer’s identity and witness their signature before signing and sealing the certificate themselves.

Laws§ 222:15




Commonwealth of Massachusetts
County of _________

On this _____ [day] of _______________ [month], 20___, before me, the undersigned notary public, ____________________ [name of document signer] personally appeared, proved to me through satisfactory evidence of identification, which were ____________________ [type of identification], to be the whose name is signed on the preceding or attached document in my presence.

[Notary Public Signature]