Remote online notarization is executed by using secure identity proofing and live audiovisual communications between the signers and the notary and supplies a tamper-proof completed document.
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(as easy as taking a picture of your ID and a selfie)
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Please confirm with the entity you are submitting your documents to and confirm they will accept electronically signed and notarized documents before you schedule your notarization. This is legal, but not everyone is up to date with the laws. There is no way the notary will be able to tell you who will accept an electronically signed and notarized document.
REQUIREMENTS TO COMPLETE AN ONLINE NOTARIAL TRANSACTION
- A CURRENT Driver's License, State ID, or Passport (must have in hand at the time of notarization)
- Smartphone (required for ID verification)
- Computer, tablet, or smartphone
- Zoom installed on your device
- A document that meets the requirements of the Louisiana law. As a notary in the state of Louisiana, I am required to follow Louisiana notarial law when notarizing your documents. There are some documents that we are not allowed to notarize. Please make sure your document is NOT one of the following:.
- Testaments or codicils thereto.
- Trust instruments or acknowledgments thereof.
- Donations inter vivos.
- Matrimonial agreements or acknowledgments thereof.
- Acts modifying, waiving, or extinguishing an obligation of final spousal support or acknowledgments thereof.
- Or any authentic act (Please ask us any questions - email us your document and we will let you know if it qualifies for online notarization)
You can be located ANYWHERE in the world. Some restrictions may apply.
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Is it Legal?
February 1, 2022 Louisiana Remote Online Notarization Laws became effective. Here are some if the statutes f you would like to review them.
NOTE: §623 eff. upon the earlier of either Feb. 1, 2022, or the enactment of the SECURE Notarization Act of the 116th Congress. See Acts 2020, No. 254.
- 623. Legal recognition of remote online notarial acts
- Except as otherwise provided in Subsections B and C of this Section, a remote online notarial act that meets the requirements of R.S. 35:625 through 627 satisfies any requirement that a party appear before a notary public at the time of the execution of the instrument. In all other respects, a remote online notarial act shall comply with other applicable laws governing the manner of the execution of that act.
- The following instruments shall not be executed by remote online notarization:
(1) Testaments or codicils thereto.
(2) Trust instruments or acknowledgments thereof.
(3) Donations inter vivos.
(4) Matrimonial agreements or acknowledgments thereof.
(5) Acts modifying, waiving, or extinguishing an obligation of final spousal support or acknowledgments thereof.
- Remote online notarization may not be used to execute an authentic act as defined in Civil Code Article 1833. Except as otherwise provided in Subsection B of this Section, an act that fails to be authentic as a result of being executed by remote online notarization may still be valid as an act under private signature or an acknowledged act.
- This Chapter supplements and does not repeal, supersede, or limit the provisions of the Louisiana Uniform Electronic Transactions Act, R.S. 9:2601 et seq.
Acts 2020, No. 254, §4, see Act.
NOTE: §627 eff. upon the earlier of either Feb. 1, 2022, or the enactment of the SECURE Notarization Act of the 116th Congress. See Acts 2020, No. 254.
- 627. Procedure for performing remote online notarization
- At the time of a remote online notarization, the notary public shall verify the identity of any party or witness appearing remotely, both through use of communication technology and by one of the following means:
(1) The notary public's personal knowledge of the individual.
(2) A process that includes all of the following:
(a) Remote presentation by the individual of a government-issued identification credential, such as a passport or driver's license, that contains the signature and a photograph of the individual.
(b) Credential analysis.
(c) Identity proofing.
- The notary public shall do all of the following:
(1) Include in the remote online notarial act a statement that it is a remote online notarial act.
(2) Attach to or cause to be logically associated with the remote online notarial act the notary public's electronic signature, together with all other information required to be included in the act by other applicable law.
(3) Digitally sign the remote online notarial act in a manner that renders any subsequent change or modification of the remote online notarial act to be evident.
Acts 2020, No. 254, §4, see Act.
Is it Secure?
We perform the remote online notarization through a platform that is an approved technology provider through the Louisiana Secretary of State. Specific levels of security are required by law. Remote online notarization is executed by using secure identity proofing and supplies a tamper-proof completed document.