This industry comprises establishments (except offices of lawyers and attorneys) primarily engaged in drafting, approving, and executing legal documents, such as real estate transactions, wills, and contracts; and in receiving, indexing, and storing such documents.


NAICS Code 541120 - Offices of Notaries is a final level code of the “Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services” Sector.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 541120 - Offices of Notaries are:

  • Offices of notaries


For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 541120 - Offices of Notaries that is a better classification match. Establishments of lawyers and attorneys primarily engaged in the practice of law are classified in NAICS Code - 541110 - offices of lawyers; and establishments of notaries public engaged in activities, such as administering oaths and taking affidavits and depositions, witnessing and certifying signatures on documents, but not empowered to draw and approve legal documents and contracts, are classified in u.s. industry 541199, all other legal services..