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COVID-19

3 Things Notaries Should Avoid During COVID-19

By David Thun on May 21, 2020 - Here are 3 things Notaries should avoid when notarizing during the current health crisis.

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CA Notary Tip: Taking Thumbprints During COVID-19 Crisis

By Michael Lewis on April 07, 2020 - California Notaries are required to take signers’ thumbprints in their journal entries for many notarizations. Learn how to do so safely during the COVID-19 crisis.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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NNA California Live Notary Seminars Canceled Through April, All Other Services Remain Open

By NNA Staff on March 16, 2020 - Based on newly released federal guidelines, the National Notary Association has made the difficult decision to cancel all California live Notary seminars and live scan services through March 31, 2020. All other services remain operational, including the NNA Hotline, Customer Care, Trusted Notary, bonds and insurance and our entire self-service website.

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