What is a Notary Public?

A Notary Public is a state public officer appointed and commissioned by the Governor of the state that a prospective Notary resides in. Their function is to: administer oaths, take acknowledgments of deeds and other instruments, attest to or certify photocopies of certain documents, and perform other duties specified by law. They are an impartial witness in the performance of these duties. One of the very important jobs of a Notary is verifying the identity of signers of important documents. They are very important front-line workers in the fight against fraud. This course will provide you with the knowledge and training needed to excel.

What you will learn:

  • What you Can and Cannot do as a Notary
  • Learn Notary Terminology - This course contains 80 terms
  • Learn the Various Notarial Acts
  • See and download and print document examples and explanations
  • Learn about insurance and bond required to protect both Notary and signer
  • Several videos from the Instructor
  • And more

Office Settings

A Notary provides service in business or medical offices and a variety of other settings.

Private Residence

A Notary often provides convenience by travelling to a signers's home.

Medical Settings
Medical Settings

A Notary often works in a hospital, assisted living facility, or a nursingh

Notary Fundamentals Student Reviews

"Very good introduction to the notorization process and responsibilities. I didn't know anything starting out and was having trouble even reading my state's handbook. Feeling much more confident now."

-Michelle D.

"This course was so easy to follow and thoroughly explained the laws, rules and regulations associated with becoming a notary public. The course also went into depth on explaining necessary terminology."

— Angelica R.

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