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remote online notarizations.

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Everything You Need to Get Started

The Florida Online Notary package includes:

  • $25,000 notary bond
  • $25,000 errors and omissions insurance
  • Online RON training course

You'll also receive an official application form that is pre-filled with your personal information.

Florida Online Notary Package

Benefits of Remote Online Notarizations (RON)

Florida is one of the newest states to embrace advanced technology that is changing the face of the notary industry. Register as an online notary today and give your business a competitive edge!

Become an online notary to:

  • Speed up the signing process
  • Serve tech-savvy clients across the U.S.
  • Simplify scheduling
  • Reduce fraud risk with digital identity proofing and credential analysis
  • Minimize paperwork
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Keep electronic records of your notarizations

With remote online notarization, you don't need to be in the same room — or even the same state — as signers. This makes the signing process more convenient and efficient.

Adding remote online notarizations to your list of services is an excellent way to expand your business and stay ahead of industry trends.

How to Become a Remote Online Notary in Florida

You must meet several state requirements to become an online Florida notary, including:

  • Hold an active notary commission
  • Complete a RON training course
  • Get a $25,000 notary bond
  • Obtain an errors and omissions policy of at least $25,000
  • Choose a RON service provider
  • Pay the $10 state registration fee
  • Submit your application to the Department of State

» Learn more about the RON process and requirements for online notaries

About the Remote Online Notary Course

Florida requires all prospective online notaries to complete a two-hour RON course, which is included in our online notary package. The course covers the benefits of remote online notarizations, how the process works, key legal requirements and your duties and obligations as an online notary.

A full list of the course modules can be found below.

  1. Introduction
  2. Requirements to Become an Online Notary Public
  3. Audio-Visual Requirements
  4. Identity Confirmation Requirements
  5. Security
  6. Remote Online Notarization Procedure
  7. Witnesses to a Remote Online Notarization
  8. Record Keeping
  9. Special Considerations
  10. Making Copies of an Electronic Record
  11. Remote Online Service Provider Functions
  12. Review of Course Material

The RON course ends with a multiple-choice final exam. You must score at least 70% to receive your certificate of completion, but you have unlimited attempts to pass.

Choosing a RON Service Provider

Before you submit your online notary application, you must select a RON service provider that satisfies the requirements of state law. These companies offer a wide range of services, which may include:

  • Connecting clients with your business
  • Facilitating video calls for online notarizations
  • Verifying the identity of signers and witnesses
  • Attaching your electronic signature and seal to digital documents
  • Storing electronic journal entries and video footage of your online notarizations
  • Processing payments from your clients

Examples of companies that provide RON services include Notarize, NotaryCam, DocVerify and SIGNiX. We suggest you review several RON service providers and choose one that best fits your business needs.

Submitting Your Application

Once you register to become an online notary with Notaries.com and complete your RON training, you must submit the Remote Online Notary Public application to the Department of State.

All you need to do is:

  1. Print and sign the form
  2. Write in your RON service provider
  3. Attach a few required documents
  4. Get the form notarized
  5. Submit your application

Florida currently requires notaries to mail their applications to the address listed on the form. The Department of State will contact you as soon as you are approved to perform remote online notarizations.

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