Answer: No. Remote Online Notarization is not yet legal for notaries to perform within California. However, it is lawful for a California resident to get an online notarization from notary in a different state.
The California state legislature is currently considering legalizing RON thanks to California Assembly Bill 1093. Remote Online Notarization could be approved in California by 2023.
Online notaries are authorized to perform the following types of notarial acts in California state:
Answer: Yes. Online notarial acts performed outside California will generally be recognized by counties in California, including others states that have not yet passed RON laws. Specifics will vary depending on the other state’s requirements, but established precedents have set forth that online notarial acts carried out within compliance with the applicable state RON law can be recognized as valid across state lines.
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The process is no more than 10 minutes. We'll put you in a meeting with one of our on-demand certified notaries within minutes to walk you through the steps of getting a final notarized document signed, sealed, and delivered 100% online.
*Any digitized document that is in PDF format can be uploaded for notarization on the BlueNotary platform. (* in accordance to each state law permissions for remote online notarization)
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BlueNotary can perform any notarization that is legal for online notarization in the state where the notary is commissioned. Some documents, such as birth certificates, death certificates, and court documents often require in-person notarizations or qualified witnesses. It's always best to check with the party that requires the notarized document to make sure that online notarizations are acceptable.
Online notarization is the smarter, more secure, more convenient method to get a document notarized and sealed.
Upload a document to our secure servers, follow the prompt for our ID analysis and robust identity authentication process. Finally, meet with the commissioned notary public in a live video meeting to review, sign, and complete the notarization process for your documents. This includes the notary signing and attaching his or her seal to the document. After the 10 minute process is completed, your document will be available for download.
Yes. We can legally notarize documents online in all 50 U.S. states.
All notaries on the BlueNotary platform are certified and fully commissioned in their respective states.
Numerous states have passed laws authorizing their notaries to perform online notarizations. These online notarizations are accepted across the country due to a long-standing body of laws in each state that specifically provides for recognition and acceptance of out-of-state notarizations.
BlueNotary utilizes two-point identification which incorporates knowledge-based identification with live credential evaluation. Knowledge-based identification (KBA) uses a series of 5 personal questions to verify the signer's identity, and credential verification uses visual and electronic analysis of the signer's physical ID to confirm their identity.