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Answers To Urgent Questions Notaries Are Asking About Remote Online Notarization

By NNA Staff on March 26, 2020 - Many Notaries have contacted the NNA with urgent questions about performing remote online notarization. To help you, we’ve provided answers to some of these questions below.

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Notarize Recruiting 1,000 Signing Agents For Remote Notarizations.

By NNA Staff on March 25, 2020 - To meet the sudden demand for remote online notarizations during the coronavirus emergency, technology provider Notarize is looking for eligible Notary Signing Agents to join their platform and provide online notarization services.

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States Take Emergency Action On Remote Notarization And Signers’ ID

By NNA Staff on March 25, 2020 - DEVELOPING STORY: In response to the coronavirus emergency, numerous states have put in place emergency measures to help Notaries to carry out their duties.

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CA SOS: State’s Notaries May Work During ‘Shelter In Place’ Order, With Precautions

By Phillip Browne on March 24, 2020 - The California Secretary of State reports that Notaries may perform notarizations and will not be penalized during the state's "shelter in place" order as long as you follow all federal, state and local guidelines to protect public health.

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U.S. Treasury Secretary: Signing Agents Are Part Of ‘Essential Services’ During COVID-19 Emergency

By David Thun on March 24, 2020 - The U.S. Secretary of the Treasury clarified Signing Agents and mobile Notaries who provide services in critical infrastructure like finance may continue to perform their duties but also must follow official health guidelines.

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NNA Open And Operational Amid COVID-19 ‘Stay At Home’ Order

By NNA Staff on March 20, 2020 - The National Notary Association will remain open for business amid the growing number of “Stay at Home” orders being issued. To maintain quality service to you, the NNA implemented its emergency business continuity plan and has equipped its workforce with the support tools it needs to work from home.

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Should I Add A Signer's Professional Degree To A Notary Certificate?

By NNA Staff on March 20, 2020 - A signer asks if the professional title "M.D." should be added to a signer's name in an acknowledgment. The NNA Notary Hotline has your answer.

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Understanding Notary Technology: eSeals, eSignatures And Digital Certificates

By David Thun on March 18, 2020 - What's the difference between electronic seals, electronic signatures and digital certificates? How do Notaries use them? This article has your answers.

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Coronavirus Closures Affecting Notary Agencies And Recording Offices

By David Thun on March 17, 2020 - In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, many Notary agencies and recording offices have announced closures. Be prepared for delays in filing commission and bond documents.

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Notary Commissioning Agencies Impacted By COVID-19 Crisis, Expect Delays And Extensions

By Michael Lewis on March 17, 2020 - With state and county government offices closing or restricting services, here is important information regarding new and renewed Notary commissions.

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