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September 2015

Can I Accept A Hunting License As Proof Of Identity?

By NNA Staff on September 30, 2015 - Signers in PA must present an ID that is current, issued by a government, bears an ID number and contains a photo, signature or physical description.

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9 Important Safety Tips For Notaries And Signing Agents To Follow

By David Thun on September 23, 2015 - Stay safe during Notary assignments with these five safety tips from the National Notary Association.

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Can A Document Signed Overseas Be Notarized?

By NNA Staff on September 23, 2015 - 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.

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How To Handle A Notarization Involving An Attorney In Fact

By David Thun on September 23, 2015 - An attorney in fact has authority to sign the principal's name and have that signature notarized without the principal being present. But keep these things in mind.

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Is An Expired ID Acceptable For A Notarization?

By Kelle Clarke on September 23, 2015 - Notaries who are presented with an expired ID from signers are not always allowed to accept them. Learn what your options are for handling the notarization.

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Stranger Danger: Real Estate Professionals, Notaries Face Similar Risks

By David Thun on September 23, 2015 - The death of an Arkansas real estate agent revealed the serious need for improved safety precautions to protect those working in the real estate industry.

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Can Your Boss Stop You From Notarizing Outside The Office?

By NNA Staff on September 16, 2015 - Even if your employer has paid for your Notary commission, they do not have the right to limit or restrict you from notarizing outside of work hours.

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NNA Notary Signing Agent Certification Course Receives 2015 Business Award For Excellence

By David Thun on September 16, 2015 - The NNA was honored in the “Best Certification Program” category for its Notary Signing Agent Certification Course at the 2015 Brandon Hall Group Awards.

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Notary Essentials: Ensure Your Certificate Language Is Compliant

By Kelle Clarke on September 16, 2015 - Learn what you should do when given a notarial certificate with wording that is unfamiliar and does not comply with your state’s Notary laws.

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Quiz: Test Your Knowledge Of The New Closing Disclosure Rules

By David Thun on September 16, 2015 - The new 2015 Closing Disclosure rule is almost here! Test your knowledge of the rule with the NNA’s TRID quiz.

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