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Tips & Tutorials for Notaries

NNA training and education programs provide you with leading intelligence and guidance in accordance with state-specific requirements and best practices. To get you started, we've compiled a list of commonly asked questions often asked by Notaries who are just starting out.

Notary 'How-To' Guides

Administer an Oath or Affirmation

Avoid Unauthorized Practice of Law

Correct a Certificate

Determine If an ID Is Acceptable

Determine If Blank Spaces Are Acceptable

Fix a Bad Seal Impression

Handle a Name Discrepancy

Notarize a Foreign Language Document

Notarize a Will

Use my Notary Seal Stamp Properly?

Additional Notary Resources:

Check out the Notary Bulletin for more tips and training or call the NNA Hotline toll free at 1-888-876-0827 (NNA Membership or Hotline subscription required).

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