Answer: Yes. Remote Online Notarization is legal in New York counties for notaries that are commissioned for online notarization.
New York hopped on the legality train of Remote Online Notarization has been legal since February 2022. This was ratified with NY Senate Bill 1780C.
Please be advised you cannot hold both a traditional and electronic license. When you apply for an electronic license you will be given a new commission number and expiration dates. You will surrender your traditional license and now hold only an E license.
Electronic notaries are notaries public who are registered to perform electronic notarial acts, which may be done remotely online. An electronic notary commission will authorize the license holder to provide both electronic remote online notarieal services and traditional services.
Online notaries are authorized to perform the following types of notarial acts in New York state:
Answer: Yes. Online notarial acts performed in New York will generally be honored by other states, including states that have not yet passed RON laws. Each individual state has it's own varying requirements, but established precedents have set forth that online notarial acts performed compliantly with the applicable state RON laws can be recognized as valid across state lines.
Simply enter your email address in the form below to get started right away notarizating your document online.
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.
Becoming an online notary is a great way to make income remotely working from anywhere. To get started, contact NY for requirements to get approved as RON. Contact the New York Notary Public office for more details.
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.
To start an on-demand online notarization session, simply enter your email on https://bluenotary.us.
Any digitized document (PDF) or image can be uploaded for notarization on the BlueNotary platform. To start an on-demand online notarization session, simply enter your email on the homepage and get your document notarized in about 10 minutes.
If the document pertains to matters based in the United States, we can help get your documents notarized even without a SSN through our exclusive Biometric Verification.
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.
See here our full list of acceptable documents.
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 processes which incorporates knowledge-based identification or biometrics scanning with live credential evaluation. Biometric forensic analysis performs facial scans in tandem with ID scanning. 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.