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Are International IDs Acceptable For Notarizations?

By NNA Staff on October 29, 2015 - It’s not uncommon for Notaries to be given a foreign ID to perform a notarization. But is this permitted by law? Learn more in the Notary Bulletin.

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A ‘Thank-You’ To Our Notaries Of The Year Who Have Served Their Country In The Military

By David Thun on October 28, 2015 - The NNA is saying “thank you” to our nation’s veterans and giving special recognition to past Notary of the Year recipients who served in the military.

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Can I Notarize A Business Document With No Signature?

By NNA Staff on October 28, 2015 - Every document you notarize must contain a signature and the signer must be physically present to sign it in front of you.

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Notaries Earn Extra Income Serving As A Remote Testimony Witness

By Kelle Clarke on October 28, 2015 - Notaries look to expand their business offerings by serving as remote testimony witnesses for telephone hearings. Learn more about this opportunity.

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Can I Be Commissioned In Virginia And D.C.?

By NNA Staff on October 22, 2015 - I live in Virginia and work in Washington, D.C. Can I be commissioned in two states?

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Notaries Then And Now

By NNA Staff on October 22, 2015 - The role of a Notary has changed a lot since the eighteenth century. Learn about Notaries “then and now” as the NNA reviews the history of this office.

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Seeking The Right To Be A Notary

By NNA Staff on October 22, 2015 - As part of our celebration of Notary Public Day November 7, we look back at the struggles women faced to become Notaries in the early 20th century.

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When ‘Tricks’ Or ‘Treats’ Aren’t Fun And Games For Notaries

By David Thun on October 22, 2015 - Sometimes Notaries run into shady signers who try to “trick” them with a false ID, or offer “treats” such as gratuities that may not be appropriate to accept.

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Guest Notary Column: Dealing With A Problem Signing

By Amanda Doumanian Reeves on October 21, 2015 - “Why won’t you just notarize it for us?” This is never an easy question.

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What To Do If Your Notary Seal Or Journal Go Missing

By David Thun on October 21, 2015 - Your Notary seal and journal are essential tools of your trade. Unfortunately, crooks covet Notary tools to obtain private information or falsify notarial acts. That’s why it’s crucial to take immediate steps if you find your tools missing.

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