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Key ideas and definitions about the future of notarization

How to find a notary overseas

If you’re an American and live or are traveling abroad, it can be incredibly difficult to find a notary public overseas. Historically, you’ve been required to visit a US Embassy or militar…
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When do I sign a notarized document?

To get something notarized, you must sign it in the presence of a notary public. The notary must actually watch as you sign the document. They must also validate your identity to be certain you are au…
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What is a Remote Notary?

A Remote Notary is a legally commissioned notary public who is authorized to conduct notarizations over the internet via digital tools and a live audio video call. All notaries, no matter how they …
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Do banks notarize documents?

It is commonly believed that banks notarize documents, but we urge you to check with your specific bank before traveling to your local branch in hopes of meeting a notary… you may be very disapp…
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Where to get something notarized

To get something notarized, you must sign it in the presence of a notary public. The notary must actually watch as you sign the document. They must also validate your identity to be certain you are au…
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How to get something notarized

To get something notarized, you must sign it in the presence of a notary public. The notary must actually watch as you sign the document. They must also validate your identity to be certain you are au…
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How to upload a document from email

If you’re using Notarize for iPhone, it can be tricky to get your document uploaded to the service. We recommend several methods, but a popular solution is to email a document to yourself. Let&…
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Commonly Notarized Documents

Notarize serves a national audience and sees a tremendous variety of documents as a result. These can include: PS1583 – Application for Delivery of Mail Through Agent Designating Beneficiary(ie…
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