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May I Accept An ID Without A Signature?

By NNA Staff on October 07, 2015 - When presented with an ID that has no signature on it, a New York Notary may accept it as proof of identity for a signer.

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Notary Challenge: How Do I Handle A Credible Identifying Witness?

By Kelle Clarke on October 07, 2015 - When a signer does not possess ID, a Notary may need to use one or more credible identifying witnesses to verify the signer’s identity.

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Which States Have The Toughest Notary Exams?

By David Thun on October 07, 2015 - Updated 1-25-16. Requirements to receive a Notary commission are becoming more difficult in many states. Find helpful resources to help you pass your state’s exam.

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Customer Service Key To A Successful Notary Business

By David Thun on October 06, 2015 - Notaries must meet the needs of many different clients, and this can be difficult. Build your customer base with a few important customer service tips.

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The Best And Worst Customer Service Practices For Notaries

By David Thun on October 06, 2015 - Get some basic customer service tips from experienced Notaries to help you build a good business reputation.

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Notaries At Risk: What Claims Statistics Say

By Michael Lewis on October 02, 2015 - 80% of the Notaries who suffer a payout from their surety bond do not have errors and omissions insurance. So they must reimburse the bond company.

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Borrower Myths About Notary Signing Agents

By David Thun on October 01, 2015 - Notary signing agents often deal with borrowers who misunderstand the NSA’s role at a closing. Prevent confusion with tips from fellow Notaries.

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Important Facts Notaries Should Know About Copy Certification

By David Thun on October 01, 2015 - Sometimes Notaries are asked to certify a copy of a document. But before accepting a request to do this, Notaries need to know a few important facts.

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Notary Signing Agent Education: Showing Proof Of Completion To Clients

By Michael Lewis on October 01, 2015 - Many title and settlement services companies are now asking NSAs to provide verification that they have completed the NSA continuing education course.

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Can I Accept A Hunting License As Proof Of Identity?

By NNA Staff on September 30, 2015 - Signers in PA must present an ID that is current, issued by a government, bears an ID number and contains a photo, signature or physical description.

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