If I have already recorded the signer’s signature, thumbprint, identification, and document information in my journal, am I required to affix the Notary seal or stamp in the signer’s presence, or can I complete this part of the notarization later? – M.E., Boulder, CO
All parts of the notarization process should always take place in the presence of your signer, including completing the notarial certificate and affixing your official Notary seal impression.
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