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How Do I Identify Homeless Signers Without ID?

By NNA Staff on November 12, 2015 - Performing a notarization for a homeless signer without ID may require the use of a credible identifying witness.

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How Notaries Can Use ‘Personal Knowledge’ To Identify Signers

By Kelle Clarke on November 12, 2015 - Notaries can rely on their “personal knowledge” of a signer when verifying his identity. Learn how well you must know the signer to rely on this method.

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Long-Term Outlook For Notary Signing Agents Strong

By Michael Lewis on November 12, 2015 - The housing market will experience strong growth in the next decade, according to a research report from the MBA. Find out what this means for NSAs.

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Notaries Post Mixed Results In Face-Matching Research Survey

By Michael Lewis on November 12, 2015 - Members of the Notary community who took part in a recent face-matching research survey correctly identified imposters about 72% of the time.

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Texas Notary Seal FAQs: What You Need To Know

By Michael Lewis on November 12, 2015 - Updated 2-10-16: On January 1, 2016, a new law went into effect in Texas, changing the seal requirements for the state’s Notaries. Learn how to avoid potential liability issues.

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Texas Bar Advises Notaries To Replace Seals Now To Avoid Legal Challenges

By Kat Garcia on November 05, 2015 - Following the introduction of a new state law, Texas Notaries are encouraged to replace their seals with ones that include their Notary ID numbers.

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Can I Perform A Marriage For An Undocumented Immigrant?

By NNA Staff on November 04, 2015 - Florida Notaries may perform a marriage ceremony for an undocumented immigrant if the couple has a valid marriage license and proper ID.

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How To Determine If An ID Card Is Acceptable For Notarization

By Kelle Clarke on November 04, 2015 - Determining if an ID is acceptable for a notarization can be a challenge. Use the NNA’s guide to understand acceptable ID standards.

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Show Your Pride In Our Veterans With A Medal Of Honor Journal

By David Thun on November 04, 2015 - Notaries can now purchase a commemorative journal for Veterans Day on November 11, 2015. $5 from each sale will be donated to CMOHF.

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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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