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COVID-19 Notary Public FAQs – Updated May 27, 2020

Please see the following update from the Pennsylvania Department of State: https://www.dos.pa.gov/Documents/2020-04-10-External-Notary-Public-FAQs.pdf

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Pennsylvania Notary Public State Examination Centers - Update

Pennsylvania notaries who are required to take the state examination: Please see the following update from PearsonVue:     Please note the most recent updates to test delivery affected by COVID-19 across the globe. We continue to work hard to make decisions that will resume testing where possible while protecting the health and safety of our candidates and employees. For your awareness: Pennsylvania has declared it will be reviewing its open/close requirements (by county) on a daily basis, therefore please be aware that our ability to deliver tests may change rapidly as we monitor and take action to comply with...

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Important Notice Regarding May 20th Live Seminars

Due to concerns with the virus we have cancelled the live seminar for May 20th   If you were already to scheduled to attend one of the May 20th seminars: We encourage you to complete the education course online through our website.  The online education course can be found here: https://www.notariesequipment.com/pages/online-notary-course  1. Upon completion of the review questions, you will receive an Online Notary Course Verification Form. Please have the form completed, signed and returned to our office along with a copy of your government issued identification so that we may process your course completion certificate.  You may fax or email the...

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Pennsylvania: Remote Notarization Update

Please see the following information from the Pennsylvania Department of State regarding remote notarization updates: Until the COVID-19 epidemic, Pennsylvania law required all notarial acts, even those performed electronically with respect to electronic records, to be done in the physical presence of the notary or other notarial officer. Remote online notarization was first permitted in March 2020, but was limited to very specific transactions per COVID-19 waivers approved by the Governor. On April 20, 2020, Governor Wolf signed into law Act 15, effective immediately, which temporarily authorizes remote notarization for all Pennsylvania notaries public. This authorization will expire 60 days after termination or...

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