About the Missouri Notary Course
Did you know that in as little as two weeks you can become a notary in Missouri? Our Missouri Notary Training Course will equip you with the same skills and knowledge you'd receive in a live classroom environment, but at a substantial savings and from the comfort of your home or office.
Our Missouri notary course, thoroughly researched by top professionals in the Missouri notary field, is written in an easy-to-understand language completely free of legal jargon. For an investment of just $25, you will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to perform your notarial duties according to Missouri notary law and the established standards of sound notary practices.
Whether you'd like to become a notary for the first time or to renew your Missouri notary commission, our online course is a must.
Sign up today! You will have 180 days to complete the 3-hour course and print a certificate of completion.
What You Will Learn
- The steps required to become a Missouri notary public
- How to identify prohibited notarial acts and avoid notarial misconduct
- How to Identify and avoid conflicts of interest when performing notarial acts
- How to handle unlawful notarial requests (even if those requests are made by your employer)
- The employer's liability for improper notarial acts performed by the employed notary
- The three allowable methods for identifying a document's signer
- How to detect altered identification documents like an expert
- How to avoid practicing law without a license
- How to properly use and safe-guard your Missouri notary stamp, seal, and record book
- The maximum fees you can charge
- The required information you must record in your notary record book
- How to properly correct notarial record book entries
- The powers and duties of the notary as authorized by Missouri law
- How to identify different types of notarial acts
- The nine basic steps that every notary must follow when performing notarial acts
- How to execute notarial acts like an expert
- How to notarize wills and powers of attorney properly
- Which documents can and cannot be notarized
- When to refuse to notarize
- How to comply with electronic notarization laws
- How to avoid liability and maintain your Missouri notary commission
- How to deal with situations that aren't explained in Missouri notary law (for example signers with sight or illiteracy problems, elderly signers, documents written in a foreign language, or a signer who does not speak the same language that you do)
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 Missouri 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, your own professional webpage, 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 Missouri 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 Missouri notary course.
How to Become a Notary in Missouri?
Be 18 years of age or older
Reside or have a regular place of work or business in the state of Missouri
Reside legally in the United States
Be able to read and write the English language
Not been found guilty, or entered a pleas of guilty or nolo contendere, in a criminal prosecution under the laws of any state or of the United States, of any felony or any offense involving dishonesty or moral turpitude during the past five years
Not have had a notary commission revoked in the past five years
Read the Missouri notary handbook
Take a Missouri notary training course
Pay a $25.00 application fee.
Purchase a $10,000 Missouri notary bond
Qualify at the county clerk's office within sixty days of receiving your notary approval letter
Mail the oath and notary bond to the Secretary of State’s office with a postmarked date not exceeding seven days from the date of the oath
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