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What is an electronic notarization/eNotary?

Electronic notarization is a process whereby a eNotary affixes an electronic notary signature and seal information to an electronic document (such as a PDF or Word document). Once affixed to the electronic document, the document is rendered tamper evident such that unauthorized attempts to alter the document will be evident to relying parties.

An Electronic Notary (eNotary) may electronically notarize a document in person or online using audio-video conference technology.

https://commonwealth.virginia.gov/official-documents/notary-commissions/enotary-faq/

Remote Online Notarizations

We offer remote online notarizations and electronic notarizations that meet all applicable laws as set forth by the Commonwealth of Virginia as it pertains to traditional and electronic notary public standards.


Here's How The Process Works:

​Schedule your appointment

Upload your documents

eNotary will review your documents and contact you with any questions/concerns

You will receive an email with instructions 15-30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time.

You will receive an invitation to connect to the session at your scheduled appointment time.

You will connect with eNotary and have your document notarized

Notarized document will be emailed to you


Requirements

When using the remote feature, each person involved in the transaction is currently REQUIRED to have either FireFox or Google Chrome when using Windows, the latest Safari on latest Mac OS, Chrome on Android , and if using IOS such as IPad or IPhone it must be IOS 11 or higher with Safari version 11 or higher. This feature will NOT work without the correct browser respective to the device.

Each participant will be required to have their identity verified through a verification process using a third party provider to enable these services.

ALL SIGNERS MUST HAVE A VALID US DRIVER'S LICENSE OR VALID US PASSPORT 

IPEN (In-Person Electronic Notary) Services 

In-Person Electronic Notary (IPEN) was the first step in electronic notarization, with many states enacting eNotary legislation allowing for in-person electronic notarization. The steps are generally the same for both traditional notarization and IPEN: the signer appears in person before the notary public, the notary public identifies the signer, witnesses the signature, signs and affixes the notarial seal/stamp to the document as a notary public, and completes the notarial journal.

The only difference between traditional and electronic notarization is that technology is used to perform some of the requirements of the notarial act. In a traditional notarization, a pen and rubber stamp are the tools used. For IPEN, the notary uses a computer / tablet and electronic signature technology to perform the signature of the notarial act. Also, with IPEN, the notary public applies a digital stamp or seal and keeps an electronic journal of each act performed for a period of five to seven years (based on each state’s jurisdictional requirements).

Source:  RON, RIN, and IPEN: A Quick Guide to the New Landscape of Electronic Notarization. (2021, September 8). DocuSign. https://www.docusign.com/blog/ron-rin-and-ipen-quick-guide-to-the-new-landscape-electronic-notarization

Disclaimer

Lady Scott Enterprises, LLC, nor its owner, is not an attorney licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and may not give legal advice or accept fees for legal advise. Should you need legal advice, you should seek the appropriate legal counsel.

TERMS & CONDITIONS/REFUND POLICY: Please be advised that once appointment(s) for services are scheduled, payment(s) for services are non-refundable. Pricing for Mobile Notary appointments are subject to change based on travel distance. 

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