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Notary Laws

Notary Law Updates By State

Use this database to find updated Notary laws and regulations in your state or jurisdiction.

Notary Legal Case Designates a legal case
Notary Executive Order Designates an executive order
Notary Guidance Designates guidance
Notary Law Designates legislation that has become law
Notary Regulation Designates an administrative regulation or rule

Executive OrderMar 26, 2020 - Alabama
AL Governor Fourth Supplemental Proclamation (2020) - Alabama Governo Kay Ivey has signed a proclamation allowing attorneys who are Notaries and Notaries working under the supervision of an attorney to use videoconferencing technologies to perform notarial acts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

GuidanceMar 26, 2020 - Illinois
IL Guidance on Remote Online Notarization (2020) - The Illinois Secretary of State has issued guidance for temporarily performing remote notarial acts under the Illinois Governor's Executive Order 2020-14.

Executive OrderMar 25, 2020 - Georgia
GA Executive Order (2020) - Georgia Governor Kemp extends all valid driver's licenses and identification cards set to expire between March 25, 2020, through June 30, 2020, by 120 days.

RuleMar 25, 2020 - Vermont
VT Emergency Remote Notarial Act Rules (2020) - The Vermont Secretary of State has adopted emergency rules for implementing remote notarial acts in Vermont.

Legal CaseMar 25, 2020 - Tennessee
TN Supreme Court Order No. ADM2020-00428 - The Tennessee Supreme Court publishes an order related to the suspension of in-person court proceedings and encourages the use of remote online notarization.

Executive OrderMar 25, 2020 - West Virginia
WV Governor Executive Order 11-20 - West Virginia Governor Justice issues an executive order temporarily suspending the personal appearance rule for notarizations.

GuidanceMar 25, 2020 - North Dakota
ND Guidance on Remote Online Notarization (2020) - The North Dakota Secretary of State has published guidance on remote online notarizations (RONs) for North Dakota Notaries in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis.

GuidanceMar 24, 2020 - Wyoming
WY Emergency Guidance on Remote Online Notarization (2020) - The Wyoming Secretary of State has issued temporary emergency guidance on its determination that remote online notarizations satisfy the personal appearance requirement under Wyoming law and may be performed by Wyoming Notaries during the present state of emergency.

GuidanceMar 24, 2020 - Vermont
VT Guidance on Remote Notarization - The Vermont Secretary of State has issued guidance on its emergency rules for remote notarization during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

Executive OrderMar 23, 2020 - New Hampshire
NH Governor's Emergency Order #11 (2020) - Governor Sununu of New Hampshire issues a temporary order authorizing Notaries to perform remote online notarizations (RON).

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