Notary Bulletin Hotline Tip: What Is The Correct Language For A Jurat Oath Or Affirmation? By NNA Staff on November 22, 2011 in Hotline Tips When notarizing a jurat, what is the correct verbal wording I should use for the oath or affirmation? – A.K., Beverly Hills, CA The appropriate verbal wording for an oath for a jurat is as follows: “Do you solemnly swear that the statements in this document are true to the best of your knowledge and belief, so help you God?” The verbal wording for an affirmation for a jurat is as follows: “Do you solemnly affirm that the statements in this document are true to the best of your knowledge and belief?” Confronted with a tricky notarization? Unsure how to proceed? NNA members have unlimited access to our expertly trained NNA Hotline counselors to help you with all of your notarial questions. Call (888) 876-0827, Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. PST; Saturday, 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST Email Share Leave a Comment Required * Name * Email *(for verfication purposes only) Comment * Enter the text shown in this image *(text is case sensitive)All comments are reviewed and if approved, will display.