Welcome to our FAQ page where we address common questions about e-notary and the remote online notarization process. If you are looking for quick answers, you have come to the right place. If you need more specific information about the remote online notary processes or your documents, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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An e-notary is the notarization process where you will visit a commissioned notary public and have your document e-signed and then electronically notarized with a notary’s electronic seal backed by a digital certificate. This is not the same as a Remote Online Notarization. A Remote Online Notarization is completely conducted online. You will not need to physically visit your commissioned online notary public but meet using two-way audio-video communication.
A Remote Online notarization is the process where you will meet with a commissioned online notary public using an online conference room with audio visual capability. Uploaded documents will be electronically signed online with remote notaries. The online notary will then add their notary seal electronically that is backed by a digital certificate. The remote online notary process gives you a more convenient way of getting your document notarized. Schedule an appointment, validate your identity, meet in an audio-video conference and e-sign your document(s). Your notarized document will be back to you before you know. Schedule your appointment today!
When attending an Online Notary appointment, you will need to join a video-audio conference room. Notary over Zoom is a great option for such meetings. When joining a remote online notary appointment using Zoom, you want to make sure that no one can enter unless the host allows it. Also, you need to ensure that the Zoom meeting room is encrypted. You can do so by clicking on the GREEN SHIELD in the left-hand corner, and make sure you see that Encryption is enabled. Your security is of utmost importance to us here at Remote Notarez. Therefore we use “Notary over Zoom'' as an option. Your Online Notary Public uses the paid version of Zoom with the security/encryption enabled. If you have any questions, please let us know. Schedule your Remote Online Notary today!
Many have searched “Virginia online notary”, “remote online notarization California”, “remote online notary PA”, “remote notary Maryland”, “remote online notary New York” or just “RON notary”. All these searches have one thing in common: Searches for a commissioned notary public that can conduct notaries online. We are Virginia commissioned notaries and are approved as electronic notaries. Virginia explicitly gives its notaries the ability to notarize documents from people outside of Virginia. In addition, the Full Faith and Credit Clause of the US Constitution requires each state to respect the public acts, records, and judicial proceedings of every other state. So, if you are wondering if we can remotely online notarize your document, we sure can! Please note, we cannot force anyone to accept your legally electronic notarized document. If in doubt, it is best to ask before scheduling your appointment.
Many ask “Are Notaries open on Sunday?”, and with online notary service, we are open when you need us. Just click any Request Appointment & Upload Docs link or button on our website, fill out the request form, and one of our Commissioned Virginia Notaries will be with you shortly.
Getting a document notarized online, remote online notarized typically will cost $25 if you are in the United States at the time of the online notarization process. There may be other fees involved, so it is best to ask one of our certificated Virginia Notaries.
Yes, we notarize DS 3053 forms online. Many times, one of the parents will not be able to go to the Passport office. We are here to offer you a quick and easy way to get your DS 3053 notarized remotely online. This way, the parent unable to attend the appointment can log into a Zoom or Teams Online Notary Appointment. Your Online notarization of the DS 3053 does not take long. You should have the form filled out, then you can upload your document and schedule an appointment in a few minutes. We recommend that you go directly to the Travel.State.gov site. This way you know that you are downloading the office DS 3053: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports/need-passport/under-16.html. You can find some valuable information there as well. Once you have your form filled - come on back to www.remotenotarez.com. If outside the US, not to worry! We are Virginia Electronic Commissioned Notaries and are online notary publics. Our remote notaries will quickly get you in and out of your appointment in about 15 minutes. If you are waiting at the Passport office, please let us know. Unlike a traditional notary public, we can email your DS 3053 form to the passport office. You will just need to let us know the email address. Schedule your appointment today to get your document electronically signed and have one of our remote online notaries notarize your DS3053 today.
Many ask if, “Can I do notarization online or get a notary online?” Some ask “How to get an online notary” or “How does an online notary work?”. To answer that, YES, you can get your documents notarized online or remotely notarized online. We are a Virginia Notary company, with only Virginia Notaries. This means we can virtually notarize your documents online. All you have to do is click any Request Appointment & Upload Document link or button on our website, fill out the request form, and a notary will be right with you.
A Remote Online Notary appointment should not take very long. If you have just a couple of documents to get notarized online, the online notary service should take no longer than 10 to 15 minutes. Your Virginia Remote Online Notary will have your documents ready, and if you have validated your identity through the knowledge-based authentication and ID credential Biometric & credential before your scheduled appointment it may be even quicker. Click on any “Request Appointment & Upload Documents” link or button on our website, fill out the request form, and one of our remote notaries will be with you shortly.
Yes, Thrift Savings Plan TSP-65 can be notarized online. If you need a TSP-65 form, please let us know by emailing us at Info@remotenotarez.com.
Remote notaries perform notarizations completely online via audio-visual conference on platforms such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams. Traditional notaries require the signer to be physically present.
Our notaries are all approved by the state of Virginia to be both a traditional notary public and an electronic notary.
There are several ways which may/will be used to validate identity including knowledge-based authentication, biometric validation, and credential analysis.
A jurat is when the signer is required to take an oath that states that the information in the document is truthful.
An oath is required when the documents being signed include the phrase “sworn and subscribed.”
NO. The document must be signed at the time of the virtual meeting with the online notary present.
An acknowledgement is when the notary validates the identity of the signer as well as making sure that no coercion or manipulation was part of the signing.

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