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.
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.
Number of notaries across the United States
Buying a Home
Adopting a Child
Submitting a Petition
Selling A Business
Powers of Attorney
....and many more
Number of documents notarized each year
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Meet some all star notaries and hear their favorite notary stories.
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.Share Your Story
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.Share Your Story
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.
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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