About the Florida Remote Online Notary Course

Only $20.00

Our two-hour Florida Remote Online Notary Course, approved by the Executive Office of the Governor, outlines in an easy and practical format your duties and obligations and the technology requirements you must meet to serve the public as an online notary in Florida.

Successful completion of an approved remote online notary course is required under Fla. Stat. § 117.225(2) to register as an online notary with the Florida Department of State.

Sign up today! You will have 180 days to complete the two-hour remote online course.

What You Will Learn

  • The steps required to register as a remote online notary in Florida.
  • Methods to identify a signer in a remote notary session.
  • The maximum fees you are allowed to charge.
  • What must be recorded in an audio-video conference session.
  • Electronic notary journal requirements.
  • Securing your online notary tools.
  • How long to retain your electronic notary journal.
  • Required elements of notarial certificates.
  • Notarial certificate examples.
  • Terms and definitions used in remote online notarizations.
  • How to comply with remote notarization laws in Florida.
  • The authorized powers and duties of a remote online notary in Florida.
  • Technology you need to perform remote online notarization in Florida.
  • Why you need to contract with a remote online notary service provider.
  • Tools and technologies provided by the remote online notary provider.
  • How to perform remote notarizations.
  • Handling documents that require a witness.
  • Handling certain electronic documents.
  • Who to provide copies to of your electronic journal records.

Free Membership to AAN

But that’s not all...For a limited time only, we are offering a one-year membership to the American Association of Notaries at no additional cost to you and with no obligation to renew. That’s a $19.00 value just for signing up for our Florida online notary course! By becoming a member of the American Association of Notaries, you will have complete access to our Members Only log-in area, a notary e-journal, notary locator, law updates, discounts on notary supplies, a rewards program, and educational newsletters. And that’s not all! We also have notary professionals standing by to answer all of your notary questions.

Money-back Guarantee

Finally, if you are not completely satisfied with our Florida Notary Course, just let us know. We have a “no questions asked” money-back guarantee...but trust us, you won’t need it! Click here to sign up for the Florida remote online notary course.

How to Register as a Remote Online Notary in Florida

1- You must apply to become a notary public in Florida. If you are a commissioned Florida notary, click here for instructions on registering as a remote online notary (midterm). 

2- Review the statutes and rules related to remote online notaries public.

3- Complete a two-hour online notary training course. You will need the course Certificate of Completion to register as a remote online notary.

4- Contract with a remote online notarization (RON) service provider whose technology complies with Florida remote online notary law.

5- Obtain a $25,000 notary bond and a $25,000 notary errors and omissions (E&O) insurance policy.

6- Submit a notarized RON application form, an Online Notary Public information form, a copy of your notary commission certificate, notary bond, E/O insurance policy, and our RON course Certificate of Completion, and a $10 registration fee to the Florida Department of State.

Notary bonds and errors and omissions insurance policies provided by this insurance agency, American Association of Notaries, Inc., are underwritten by Western Surety Company, Universal Surety of America, or Surety Bonding Company of America, which are subsidiaries of CNA Surety.