April 3rd, 2017 - RE: DISCONTINUATION OF RISK MANAGEMENT BONDS FOR NOTARY PUBLIC Beginning May 9, 2017, The Division of Risk Management will no longer issue bonds for State employees applying to be notaries public. Current Risk Management bonds issued to notaries will… Continue Reading
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
November 17th, 2016 - Check out our new section Do’s and Don’ts.
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 22nd, 2016 - According to Utah 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”… 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