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Notary Bulletin

Hotline TIp: What Is 'Locus Sigilli'?

NNA Hotline Tips For NotariesSome notarial certificates are marked with the initials "L.S." which stands for the Latin phrase "locus sigilli" meaning "location of the seal." This is used to mark the area where the seal is affixed. While an embosser seal can be affixed over the letters, an ink seal should be placed near, but not covering, the "L.S."

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