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Alexandria, VA - June 07, 2016


Agreement with Leading National Authority on Professional Notary Standards Marks Milestone For Notarize and its Electronic Notaries 

Notarize, a digital, end-to-end, remote notarization platform, today announced an agreement with the National Notary Association (NNA) to provide industry-leading training and support for its electronic notaries. Through the agreement, Notarize will leverage the NNA’s award-winning training programs to ensure that its network of remote notaries, based in Virginia, adhere to the highest professional, security and customer service standards as they serve clients nationwide. The company’s electronic notaries will also have access to the NNA’s Hotline, national community and vast support services.

As a leading authority on America’s notary industry, the NNA’s support will advance Notarize’s ability to improve the way notarization services are delivered through its revolutionary, on-demand platform. The full range of benefits for Notarize’s electronic notaries, include:

  1. Training and certification for essential common notarial acts and advanced Certified Notary Signing Agents (NSAs) to handle loan document signings for customers nationwide
  2. Annual NNA membership with a full suite of benefits and support services
  3. NNA Hotline support specifically tailored to both the basic and additional needs of electronic notaries performing remote notarizations
  4. Annual errors and omissions insurance
  5. Background screenings in accordance with industry leading practices

“We are privileged to work with a talented professional class of notaries who have undergone rigorous screening and testing, and working with the NNA allows us to provide a wider breadth of support for our electronic notaries so they are fully equipped to notarize documents for customers nationwide,” said Adam Pase, co-founder and COO, Notarize. “The NNA is one of the most widely respected organizations in the industry, and we’re confident that their support will ensure we’re providing the best experience and service for our customers.”

“Our mission has always been to train and support notaries and their employers by promoting sound professional standards that protect the public,” said Chris Sturdivant, the NNA’s Vice President of Business Development. “There is growing interest and excitement in Notarize and the practice of remote ‘webcam’ notarization and, currently only Notaries in Virginia and Montana to perform them. We look forward to providing training and support to Notarize’s electronic notaries to ensure their professional practices are trusted nationwide.”

About Notarize

Notarize enables life's most important transactions, anytime, anywhere by providing the first digital, end-to-end, remote notarization service. The Notarize platform allows for a more convenient, affordable and secure solution to antiquated notarization services. The technology also opens many industries, including financial services, real estate and legal, to faster turnaround times and increased productivity with reduced complexity and human error. The company has received $2.4M in funding.

About the National Notary Association

Established in 1957, the National Notary Association (NNA) is the leading professional authority on the American Notary office and is dedicated to educating, serving and advocating for the nation’s 4.4 million Notaries. It published the Model Notary Act to help lawmakers enact effective legislation and created The Notary Public Code of Professional Responsibility — a standard for best practices and professional conduct. To learn more, visit 

Notarize Press Contact

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