Notary Bulletin Hotline Tip: What Should I Do If I Applied My Stamp Upside Down? By NNA Staff on February 21, 2012 in Hotline Tips I mistakenly placed the stamp upside down on the certificate I was notarizing; do I have to start over? – C.B., Tolleson, AZ A document that you stamped upside-down will still be acceptable, as long as it is a clear and legible seal impression. 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.