December 5th, 2016 - RE: Notification to all current and expired Notaries Public Beginning December 10th 2016, the Office of the Lieutenant Governor will no longer be mailing paper copies of the Certificate of Authority issued to Notaries Public. In an effort to… Continue Reading
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November 17th, 2016 - Check out our new section Do’s and Don’ts.
October 27th, 2016 - Dear Utah Notary, Over the years there has been a lot of confusion regarding 3rd party notary organizations such as the National Notary Association, 123Notary and other companies that offer assistance to notaries with training materials, notary bonds, stamps… Continue Reading
August 3rd, 2016 - Jennifer Storie has been named Notary Public Administrator for Utah. Jennifer will oversee Utah’s 20,000 notaries and documents authentication process. “Jen has been a great asset to our office over the years. She has proven her extensive knowledge of… Continue Reading
April 29th, 2016 - Lieutenant Governor Launches New Notary Website SALT LAKE CITY (April 29, 2016) — Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox is pleased to announce the launch of a redesigned, user-friendly, notary public website. The site features interactive resources such as;… Continue Reading
April 22nd, 2016 - The Office of the Lieutenant Governor will be closed during business hours on all federal and state holidays.
April 22nd, 2016 - According to law, a notary may not refuse to enter into a lawful transaction involving a notarial act. Do not adopt policies to refuse transactions unless there is a legal reason to do so. To “pick and choose” who… Continue Reading
April 22nd, 2016 - Notarization of an electronic signature IS VERY RARE and still requires personal appearance. It is a certification of a voluntary signature just the same as any other signature. Notarization of an electronic signature DOES NOT mean by phone, fax, email… Continue Reading