Notarizing a Document where the Original is in a Digital Format

notarizing electronic documents

In today’s world, original documents may only be in a digital format. Notarizing these types of documents requires a special process. The notary will ask you to sign into the account where the document is located and will view it in its digital format. Should the document need to be signed you can sign it digitally as well. The notary will then notarize the document and inscribe a small note stating that the original was observed online Along with where it was observed. The inscription will state that the document is a true copy of an online document. You are best served to ensure that the ultimate receiver of the document will accept such a notarization.

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