A List of The Most Commonly Notarized Documents
|Acknowledgements||GNW||Sworn statement that a signer of a doc is who they say they are, understand the contents of the signing document, and choose to do so of their own free will.|
|Affidavit||GNW||Written statement signed before a Notary by a person who swears or affirms to the Notary that the statement is TRUE|
|Authorization to Add/Remove Name from Title||GNW||Required to add or remove a person to a title|
|Bank Transfer Forms||GNW||Form to transfer money from one bank to another|
|Bill of Sale||GNW||A certificate of transfer of personal property|
|Contract||GNW||Legally binding document that typically involves the exchange of goods, services and money|
|Designating Beneficiaries||GNW||For Retirement Account
Or Death Benefit
|EDGAR form||GNW||Filings, registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms necessary for publicly-traded companies and certain individuals|
|Grant Deed||GNW||A document transferring ownership of property and requiring notarization|
|Handgun Permits||GNW||A license to carry a handgun on one’s person|
|Jurats||GNW||Act in which a Notary Certifies having watched the signing of a document and administered an oath or affirmation|
|Lien Release||GNW||Delivered after a Lien debt has been fulfilled|
|Living Trust (Revocable Trust)||GNW||Legal Document that establishes trust for assets you wish to transfer into it.|
|Issuance for US Passport for a Child (DS-11)||GNW||Required for all children under age 16 in the US. Renewal can be done with Form DS-82|
|Medical Authorization for Minors||GNW||Form that gives doctores to treat your child under specified conditions|
|Motor Vehicle Bill of Service||GNW||Bill sent to customer by another party billing for a motor vehicle|
|Notice of Lien||GNW||A claim on property to ensure payment of a debt|
|Power of Attorneys||GNW||Authority to act for another person in specidied or all legal or financial matters|
|Promissory Note||GNW||Written promise by one party to make a payment of money at a date in the future|
|PS-1583||GNW||Application for PO Box, Postal Box, or Virtual Mailbox|
|Signature Witnessing||GNW||Verifies authenticity of a person signing a document|
|Title Applications/Vehicle Certificate of Ownership||GNW||Legal form, establishing a person or business as the legal owner of a vehicle.|
|Travel Authorization for Minors||GNW||Form that authorizes children to travel with people other than their parents or divorced parents|
|Unclaimed Property Inquiry||GNW||Official form to inquire about possible Unclaimed Property|
|Will||GNW||Legal Document containing a person’s wishes about disposition of personal property after death; short for “last will and testament”|
|Cash||Loan||This one’s not really a loan as it is being bought cash, but it requires many of the same grouped documents|
|HELOC||Loan||A Home Equity Line of Credit, allows you to draw funds as needed and repay the money at a variable interest rate.|
|Loan Packages (as seller/borrower)||Loan||May include an Application, Credit Report, Deposit and Employment Verifications, Appraisal, Loan Estimate, Preliminary Title Report, and other Loan Documents|
|Refinance||Loan||Forms required to finance something again, usually with a new loan or at a lower rate of interest|
GNW = General Notary Work
Loan = Loan Signing Package
Were there any documents that we missed? Let us know in the comments!
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For the last few hundred years getting a notarization has been more or less a pain. You had to find a local notary, then arrange your schedule and finally go and travel to meet the notary.
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