Your Cookies are Disabled! NationalNotary.org sets cookies on your computer to help improve performance and provide a more engaging user experience. By using this site, you accept the terms of our cookie policy. Learn more.

January 2019

Duping Notaries: The Tricks Fraudsters Use

By Michael Lewis on January 30, 2019 - Here's how to spot 5 tricks that crooks often use when trying to scam Notaries.

Read full article

NNA Hotline Consultant Completes More Than 70,000 Notarizations

By David Thun on January 30, 2019 - How many notarizations have you performed? NNA Hotline Counselor Denese Turner has completed more than 70,000 over the course of her career.

Read full article

May I Notarize A Document Written In Spanish?

By NNA Staff on January 29, 2019 - A Notary asks if it's OK to notarize a document written in Spanish. The NNA Hotline has the answer.

Read full article

How Do I List Different Documents For One Signer In My Journal?

By NNA Staff on January 24, 2019 - A Notary asks how to make a journal entry for one signer with three documents. The NNA Hotline Team has the answer.

Read full article

What Notaries Need To Know About Name And Address Changes

By David Thun on January 24, 2019 - If you need to update your name or address on your Notary commission, be aware of these important tips.

Read full article

What's The Difference Between A Mobile Notary And A Notary Signing Agent?

By David Thun on January 17, 2019 - Mobile Notaries and Notary Signing Agents may seem alike at first glance, but the services they provide are different. This chart compares and contrasts both roles.

Read full article

How Notaries Can Resolve A Signer's Name Discrepancies

By NNA Staff on January 15, 2019 - “What do I do if the signer’s name on the document doesn’t match the name on the ID?” is one of the most common questions Notaries ask. Here are suggestions to help you.

Read full article

Notary Quiz: How Much Do You Know About REAL IDs?

By Keesing Technologies on January 15, 2019 - How familiar are you with REAL ID-compliant driver's licenses and IDs? Test your knowledge with this quiz from the publishers of the 2019 Keesing Documentchecker Guide.

Read full article

What Are My State's Rules For Disposing Of An Old Notary Seal?

By NNA Staff on January 11, 2019 - An Illinois Notary asks about state laws regarding disposing of an old seal. The NNA Hotline Team answers your questions.

Read full article

California Notaries Will See Driver’s Licenses Listing A New Gender Choice In 2019

By David Thun on January 10, 2019 - Starting this year, California Notaries can expect to see driver's licenses and ID cards listing "Nonbinary" as a new gender choice. These new licenses and IDs may still be accepted as proof of identity.

Read full article