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What Happens To My Commission If My Job Moves To Another State?

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I am a Pennsylvania Notary, and our company is moving to Ohio. Can I still use my Pennsylvania commission in Ohio or do I have to re-apply in the new state? P.J., Pennsylvania

No, you would not be able to use your old commission because a Pennsylvania Notary’s jurisdiction is for that state only. You would need to apply for a new Notary commission in your county of residence in the state of Ohio.

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Richard Cocca

14 Feb 2017

I'm moving to Florida from Nj . Will your insurance , etc still be in effect

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