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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.

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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.

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

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.

LawMar 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.

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).

Executive OrderMar 23, 2020 - Connecticut
CT Executive Order No. 7K (2020) - Connecticut Governor Lamont issues a temporary executive order related to the performance of remote online notarial acts in Connecticut.

Executive OrderMar 22, 2020 - Iowa
IA Governor Executive Order (2020) - Iowa Governor Reynolds issues a temporary order allowing remote online notarizations (RON) to be performed immediately.

LawMar 22, 2020 - Iowa
IA Waiver Guidance on Remote Online Notarization (2020) - The Iowa Secretary of State has issued guidance for performing notarial acts for remotely located individuals under the Governor's executive order waiving the requirement of personal appearance for notarial acts.

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