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Notary Process Update

July 29th, 2020 - As of July 29th, 2020, notary applicants can now upload their required documents to the Lt. Governor’s Office via the online portal found at notary.utah.gov.  Applicants will be directed to the portal after taking and passing the Notary exam… Continue Reading

The Process to Become a Remote Notary

March 19th, 2020 - To become a Remote Notary, you must already be a commissioned Notary Public in the State of Utah.  Step 1: Find a vendor To become a remote notary, you must be hired or contracted by or with a vendor…. Continue Reading

Approved Remote Notary Vendors

March 19th, 2020 - DocVerify EnotaryLog First American SignPost Nexsys NotaryCam Notarize OnlineNotary.us Pavaso SIGNiX SimplySecure Sign

Notarization Fee Change

November 6th, 2019 - As of November 1, 2019 commissioned Utah notaries public may now charge $10 per notarial transaction. The statute reads as follows: 46-1-12. Fees and notice. (1) (a) Except as provided in Subsection (1)(b), the maximum fees a notary may… Continue Reading

BACKGROUND CHECKS START NOVEMBER 1, 2019

October 31st, 2019 - Beginning November 1, 2019, the Lt. Governor’s office will be requiring each person applying for a notary commission to agree to, complete and pass a background check before being commissioned as a notary public. The process for agreeing and… Continue Reading

Remote Notary Law

October 22nd, 2019 - On November 1, 2019 HB 52 Remote Notarization Standards goes into effect. Those wanting more information on how to become a remote notary please email notary@utah.gov. Remote notary rules can be found here. Vendor Application email to notary@utah.gov: Utah… Continue Reading

Notary Law UPDATE

May 16th, 2019 - On May 14, 2019 the following notary law went into effect: 46-1-18.  Liability. A surety for a notary’s bond may be liable to any person for damages proximately caused to that person by the notary’s misconduct in performing a… Continue Reading

Information Regarding 2019 Legislative Session Notary Public Bills

March 29th, 2019 - Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert signed 2 notary bills; HB52 Remote Notarization Standards* and HB408 Notary Public Liability Amendmentsstemming from the 2019 Legislative Session. More information regarding how these bills will affect Utah Notaries Public will be forthcoming. *Important information regarding… Continue Reading

Third Party Notary Organizations (NNA, 123 Notary, etc.)

September 10th, 2018 - 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

Notary Seminar Registration Logan, UT August 16, 2018

July 26th, 2018 - Registration is now open! This free notary training seminar is available to existing notaries public, and those wanting to know more about becoming a notary public for the State of Utah. Notaries public hold an important position of responsibility, therefore,… Continue Reading