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Do I have to include state-required wording in a Notary certificate sent to Canada?

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For a filing in Canada, would the California disclaimer box statement on the jurat form regarding the Notary only identifying the individual need to be included? The jurat language is to be included on an exhibit page.R.G., California

Yes, pursuant to Government Code 8202, the disclaimer box is required on a jurat regardless of where the document is going or will be filed.

For more guidance on notarizing documents from other countries, or documents being sent to other countries, please see our article, “Notarizing documents from other countries.”

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