Notary Record Book/Journal Requirements

Depending on the notary’s state of commission, he or she may be legally required to keep a record book or journal of the notarial acts they’ve performed. This serves as an invaluable tool of reference for the notary public, allowing his or her to see notarial acts performed for clients in the past by scanning through a journal. Even if it’s not required in a notary’s respective state, keeping one will still prove beneficial in the long run.

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