NOTARY WEEK

Celebrating Notaries Everywhere

Each day notaries help us with life's most important moments. From adopting a child to buying a home, national notary week is about celebrating notaries who do so much without asking for anything in return.

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Clarine

Commissioned in Virginia

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Briana

Commissioned in Virginia

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Robert

Commissioned in Virginia

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The Impact Of Notaries

The role of notary public has roots in ancient Egypt, where scribes would record personal letters, official proclamations, and tax records. Thousands of years later, notaries continue to serve a vital public service by empowering life’s most important moments.

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4,462,573

Number of notaries across the United States

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Life's Moments

Buying a Home

Adopting a Child

Submitting a Petition

Selling A Business

Powers of Attorney

....and many more

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1 Billion +

Number of documents notarized each year

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Meet The Notaries

Meet some all star notaries and hear their favorite notary stories.

Shelia

Commissioned in Texas

More than anything else, I like helping people. Being a notary means that I get to help people during major life moments, such as buying a home.

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Robert

Commissioned in Virginia

As a notary, I feel extremely grateful to help people during the biggest moments of their lives.

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Briana

Commissioned in Virginia

Being a Notary Public gives me the opportunity to give back to the public and help people make life-changing decisions. I enjoy helping others and this is one industry that allows me to continue to do that.

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Jewel

Commissioned in Virginia

I love being a notary because it has proven to be one of the most rewarding roles. As a notary, I have been a part of the most monumental moments in people's lives.

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Clarine

Commissioned in Virginia

I love how I am able to connect with people from all walks of life and make a meaningful contribution, no matter how small.

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Famous Notaries

Notaries Public have served an important role in society for thousands of years. Among millions of notaries, here are a few names you might recognize.

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MARK TWAIN

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STANLEY TUCCI*

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JENNIFER LOPEZ**

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THOMAS MCKEAN

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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

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Pete Rose And A Box Of Wheaties

He may not be in the Hall of Fame, but you can bet Pete Rose had his own Wheaties box. In order to appear on the “Breakfast of Champions,” baseball’s all-time hits leader had to sign and swear before a notary that he’d eaten the cereal since he was a child.

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Image credit: General Mills via omeka.colorado.edu/hist4546/items/show/416

Notary News

Top stories about the latest in notarization, notary laws, and everything related to you. 

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Some of life’s most important transactions will require the help of notary public. Interested in one of the most impactful public service roles? We can help you get started.

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As a notary, the laws, and the industries surrounding, are always changing. To keep you abreast of the latest news and articles, the National Notary Association has created a resource to help stay ahead.

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Notary Week Celebrates Notaries Everywhere

Notarize is proud to debut a Notary Week website that will be a one-stop shop to celebrate notaries and their impact on our everyday lives - this year and every year.

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