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Hotline Tip: Do I Need To Include My Employer's Information On My Notary Application?

NNA Hotline Tips For NotariesOn my Notary application, am I required to include my employer’s information if I plan on using my commission both at work and outside of work? Will doing so restrict me to only notarizing at work? – M.P., Pittsburgh, PA

While you are required to include your employer’s information on your application, doing so will not restrict you to only notarizing at your workplace. Your Notary commission is issued to you as an individual, and you can notarize whether you are at work or any other time, as long as you are within the borders of Pennsylvania.

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