What does a Proper Notarization Entail


In a notarization, there are certain procedures that a public notary must follow. These are as follows:

  • Insist that the signer appear physically in person at the time of the notary act
  • Clearly establish the identity of the signer with by checking ID
  • Make sure that the document to be notarized is complete, has no blank spaces, and has the correct date
  • Determine that the signer understands and willingly signs the document
  • Act as an impartial witness to the transaction
  • Maintain complete privacy and confidentiality

These steps will minimize the chance of fraud or mistakes. When you get your document notarized, make sure that the local notary service you go to follows all of these procedures. Then you will know you are receiving professional and high quality service.