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2012 Edition

national industry 541120

Offices of Notaries


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.

The immediate parent of national industry 541120 is international industry 54112: Offices of Notaries

2012 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Establishments of lawyers and attorneys primarily engaged in the practice of law are classified in Industry 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.


  1. 541120 - Offices of notaries


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 541120
2007 541120
2012 541120
2017 541120
2022 541120

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Mappings

  1. 8111 - Legal Services

Insurance Industry Mappings

The US Property and Casualty Insurance Industry may use the following classification descriptions which might encompass national industry 541120, Offices of Notaries:

  1. legal service
  2. notary office
  3. notary quebec public notary
  4. office of notary
  5. office of notary naic
  6. professional scientific and technical service
  7. professional scientific and technical service not otherwise classified naic
  8. public notary notary qu bec


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