What is an electronic notarial act?
As defined in the notary statutes, an electronic notarial act is any act that an electronic notary public of this state is authorized to perform, including taking an acknowledgment, executing a jurat or certifying a copy that is performed using electronic tools or over the internet via digital tools and a live audio-video call.
What is Remote Online Notarization (RON)?
Remote Online Notarization (RON) is the process of performing a notarial act in a fully digital capacity and notarizing a document so it's back in the signer's hand instantly.
RON is essentially being able to notarize a document for someone over the internet, using an audio-visual technology called a RON platform.
You, as the notary public, can be in your home providing the notarization service to your customer who is in their home or preferred location.
What is a Notary Signing Agent?
A Notary Signing Agent is a Notary who has been trained to handle loan documents. Lenders and title companies hire Signing Agents as independent contractors to assist in the last step of the loan process.