American Association of Notaries

Florida Notary Bill to Allow Acceptance of Foreign Passport

LogoWhen performing notarial duties, some states stipulate the types of identification a Notary Public may accept to identify a signer. However, many states allow the Notary to determine which kind of ID is sufficient.

Additional Notary Stamp May Be Required on Real Estate Transactions

LogoThe Texas legislature is introducing a bill in the 21st legislative session that will require certain real estate transactions to include an additional notary stamp. To help reduce fraudulent transactions on real estate documentations, the extra notary stamp will be recorded with the county clerk's office.

Florida Notary Division to Publish List of Online Notaries

LogoRemote Online Notary (RON) providers will face additional guidelines

American Association of Notaries Announces New Promotion Within Florida Division

LogoThe American Association of Notaries recently announced RoseAnn Varnodore has been promoted to a new position within the Florida Division of Corporations. The current Operations & Management Consultant Manager for the Florida Division of Corporations, Florida Notary, Managing Notary Section, Varnodore, earned her promotion following years of successful service at the Florida Division of Corporations.

American Association of Notaries Announces Launch of a New Florida Notary Website

LogoThe American Association of Notaries is excited to announce the launch of the newly designed website. We have spent several months completely redesigning our website to make it easier for Florida notary visitors to learn how to become a Florida notary. The website now features a wizard to guide Florida notary applicants through the Florida notary application process. It is now easier than ever to become a Florida notary.

New Florida Notary Application Version

LogoEffective August 1st, 2020, Florida notary applicants must complete a new Florida notary application form to apply to become a Florida notary or renew a Florida notary commission. The Governor's office announced that all older notary application versions before this date will be rejected.