Notary Articles

A woman in an orange long sleeve shirt with her hands in the air surrounded by falling money

How Much Does a Notary Make?

September 9th, 2022 / Notary Association of America

You may already know that becoming a notary public can be a rewarding full- or part-time career, but can you make a living as a notary?

» Continue reading

Signpost with the words Notary Public with blue skies in the background

How to Become a Notary

August 19th, 2022 / Notary Association of America

Becoming a notary public has many benefits. Some people pursue it as a way to earn extra income alongside their current job. Others start a notary business to...

» Continue reading

A white piece of paper with the phrase Fees Charged surrounded by a black marker, a yellow pen, and a calculator

Notary Fees

August 29, 2019 / Notary Association of America

You may have become a notary for various reasons, be it for work, to act as a mobile notary, help your local community or to ear...

» Continue reading

A tree with a yellow do sign pointing left and a red don't sign pointing right

Notary Do's & Don'ts

July 29, 2019 / Notary Association of America

The duties of a notary public are clearly outlined in state law, but these laws often vary from state to state. As a notary, it...

» Continue reading

A desk with a Last Will and Testament form about to be stamped by the person reveiwing it

Notarizing a Will

July 29, 2019 / Notary Association of America

A will is a legal document stating final wishes of an individual, also known as a testator. It is normally read in a court of la...

» Continue reading

Person sitting at a disk with their head resting on their chin smiling. The person is holding some files and islooking at a tablet resting on the desk

Electronic Notarizations

June 20, 2019 / Notary Association of America

Electronic notarization (e-notarization) is the act of notarizing an electronic document such as a PDF or Microsoft Word documen...

» Continue reading

A closeup of the word Affidavit in capital letters at the top of a form with a pen lying across the form

Notarizing An Affidavit

May 15, 2019 / Notary Association of America

As a notary, you may be asked to notarize an affidavit and may not know what steps to take. You may even be wondering what an af...

» Continue reading

Scrabble tiles across a table with five balanced upright and spelling out the word Jurat

Completing a Jurat

March 15, 2017 / Uncategorized

A jurat verifies a document's content upon its affirmation. In short, it's an acknowledgement by the signer in the presence of a...

» Continue reading