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Do I need to provide the state with a sample of my Notary seal?

I have renewed my commission in the state of Idaho. I have received my new seal and obtained my bond. Do I need to provide the state with a sample of my seal?C. M., Idaho

No, you are not required to provide the state with a copy of your seal impression.  The Idaho secretary of state’s website indicates: “Once you have purchased your stamping device your commission is complete.”

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