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Notary Bulletin

September 2015

Can A Document Signed Overseas Be Notarized?

It would not be legal for a Notary in the U.S. to notarize a document signed in another country if the signer cannot appear in person before the Notary.

Can A Notary Accept An Expired ID?

If you’re not allowed to accept an expired driver's license or state ID card, there may be alternatives to identify your signer, but these methods also vary by state.

How To Notarize For A Signer Who Has Power Of Attorney

A signer with power of attorney is authorized to sign the principal's name and have that signature notarized without the principal being present. But before you notarize, know these important facts.