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Online Notary Digital Certificates Explained


Electronic-based notarizations, especially remote online notarizations (RONs), were on the rise long before the COVID-19 pandemic, but their use has increased significantly over the past year. Electronic and remote notarizations reduce the amount of paperwork that sometimes is associated with traditional, in-person notarizations, and they accelerate the delivery of notarized documents to the receiving party.

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Remote Online Notarization Technology Requirements


Performing online notarizations is a straightforward process. However, acquiring the technology to conduct them securely and in compliance with your state notary laws is often difficult. Additionally, developing and maintaining a compliant platform that meets the RON standards of your state is also expensive, especially for an individual notary.

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Remote Online Notarization: How Is it Different from Traditional and Electronic Notarization?


Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing guidelines have prevented or strictly limited the opportunities people can be together. This has had a tremendous impact on the notary industry, which traditionally has relied on face-to-face interactions. Fortunately, notaries have been able to adapt by conducting remote online notarizations (RONs).

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