Notary Tips

How to renew your Florida notary commission

A Florida notary intending to renew his or her notary commission must do so as early as possible to avoid any lapse in his or her Florida notary work. The Florida notary process is simple and straightforward. Below is a step-by-step guide on how to renew your Florida notary commission:

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What is a Florida Notary?

A Florida notary is a public officer appointed and commissioned by the Florida Governor. Florida notary law authorizes a Florida notary to perform the following notarial acts: 1- Administer oaths or affirmations, 2- Take acknowledgements, 3- Attest to photocopies of certain documents

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How to Complete a Florida Notary Application

At the time of writing this article, Florida is one of the few states that still requires notary applicants to submit a paper notary application. All notary applicants in Florida must submit their applications through an approved notary vendor authorized to file notary applications with the State. Since the Florida notary application page is a little....

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What is the process to become a Florida online notary?

Online notarizations or remote notarizations is a new type of notarization where an individual and an online Florida notary can see and hear each others through webcam over the the time of the notarization. Before performing online notarizations pursuant to Section 117.225, a Florida online notary applicant must:

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How Much It Cost To Become Florida Notary

A Florida notary is appointed by the Governor. Becoming a Florida notary is inexpensive, and the notary application process is straightforward. It costs less than $100 for a four-year Florida notary term. This includes the notary application fee, the four-year, $7500 Florida notary bond, a Florida notary stamp, 

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Florida Notary

There are over 400,000 notaries in the state of Florida. The Governor's Office is responsible for approving or rejecting Florida notary applications. The Florida notary application process is simple and straight forward. To qualify you must:

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