A Notary Public is a public officer constituted by law to serve the public in non-contentious matters usually concerned with foreign or international business. He/ She is empowered by law and by custom and usage of notaries through the ages to:
- Administer Oaths
- Attest Signatures
- Authenticate Documents
- Give Notarial Acts
- Take Affidavits (other then for the courts in Ireland)
- Take Affirmations and Declarations
- Receive and make Protests and other legal documents customarily prepared by Notaries Public
The acts of Notaries Public have worldwide recognition.
Gráinne is committed to providing quality services, but going above and beyond to ensure the satisfaction of Appearers. Appointments can be made out of office hours or at a location that suits be it your home or office.
Having made an Appointment with Gráinne you will need to bring proof of identity to establish identity and place of residence of all persons requiring a document to be notaries. Similar to anti-terrorism and anti-money laundering formalities and you should bring with tow of the following forms of identity:-
- Current Passport
- Current Driving Licence
- Original Utility Bill
Complete the documents, fill in all gaps in the documentation to the best of your ability. If you are having any difficulty please call or send an email with your contract phone number.
With foreign language documents the Notary will require you to acknowledge in writing in a standard form, that you understand the contents and the nature of the document.
If a Notary suspects that a transaction is “tainted”, the Notary is legally obliged to report such suspicion to An Gárda Siochána.