List of rulemaking activity

Fees for notarial acts

  • All business and professional licensing
    • Notaries public
In progress

Current rule(s)

Fees for notarial acts (308-30-220)

We're considering raising the maximum fees a notary may charge for notarial acts from $10 to $15. This proposed change is based on a rulemaking petition and additional industry feedback.

Current step

February 21, 2024

Intent to change a rule

Public hearing or comments

You can participate in the rulemaking process by emailing us at rulescoordinator@dol.wa.gov.

Remote notarization

  • All business and professional licensing
    • Notaries public
Completed

Current rule(s)

Notaries public (WAC 308-30)

We're changing our rules to allow licensed Washington notaries to perform remote notarization under SB 5641, a law passed during the 2019 legislative session.

Current step

February 11, 2021

Rule change adopted

Public hearing or comments

Public hearing held February 9, 2021