Notary Bulletin

NNA June Webinar To Focus On 'Signature By Mark'

The next installment of the NNA’s “Commonly Asked Questions” webinar series launches June 29, and will focus on how to perform a “signature by mark” notarization. This webinar is offered at no charge to all Notaries.

A signature by mark notarization occurs when an individual is physically unable to write his or her signature. In these cases, the Notary may still be able to perform a notarization, as long as the signer is able to scribe an “X” or another mark — otherwise known as a “signature by mark.”

The 30-minute webinar will be hosted by Susi Sivkov and will take place on June 29 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2 p.m. (PST). It will focus on the following topics:

  • The Notary’s responsibility during the notarization process
  • The circumstances in which you may encounter the need for a signature by mark
  • The steps involved in performing a signature by mark notarization

For those unable to register for and attend the live event, the webinar will be made available on demand on Monday, July 2.

More in-depth answers to the questions frequently posed to the NNA Hotline can be found within the “Commonly Asked Questions” series archives, including the following recently archived webinars:

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Quiz: The Many Types Of Notarial Acts

Notaries perform many different duties for the public — and it’s easy to lose track of the different acts and what states they’re authorized in. Test your familiarity with common — and uncommon — notarial acts.

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