United States Notary Service

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Signers around the world can get their US documents remotely notarized online with a commissioned US state notary public using a mobile device or computer webcam.

Finally, an easy and fast way to find a US notary

For signers outside of the US, it can be time-consuming, challenging, and costly to locate a US notary service. Typically the only such notary service is at a US consulate or embassy office. Online notary makes it far easier to connect with a US notary, no matter where you are in the world.
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Frequently asked questions about online notary

Can I use a US online notary rather than a traditional in-person notary?

Yes, any signer located outside of the United States can use a US remote online notary for their US-related documents. Our notaries can notarize almost any type of document. However, your document must be intended for a US recipient or pertain to a US matter, transaction, or legal proceeding. 

Yes, online notary is fast replacing traditional in-person notary. This is largely due to the greater convenience and security of online notary services. Our network notaries have notarized thousands of documents for signers worldwide. 

What do I need for my online notary session?

Schedule your session at a convenient time and upload each document in PDF format. You will need the following:

  • A computer or smartphone with a web browser and video.
  • A valid government-issued photo ID. (US citizens can use their state driver’s license or US passport. Non-US citizens or residents must have their international passport.)
What are the advantages of an online notary over an in-person notary?

Convenience: Connect with your notary from anywhere with an internet connection

Speed:  Online notary sessions typically take 10 minutes or less

Security:  Enhanced identity verification and digital signing

Accessibility:  Ideal for those in remote areas or with mobility issues

Sustainability:  No paper use or travel

Do I receive a physical wet-ink copy of a document remotely notarized online?

With an online notary, you won’t receive a physical wet-ink copy.  Instead, you’ll receive a digitally signed and sealed document in PDF format. Paper hard copies with wet ink signatures are not available.

Do I need to be physically in the US during an online notary session?

No, you do not need to be physically in the US during your online notary session. You can be located anywhere in the world and do not need to be physically present with your notary. Instead, you can connect with your notary over Internet video. 

How secure is virtual notary?

Virtual notary services are highly secure, with strict state regulations, advanced document and communications technology, and thorough identity verification. Documents are sealed with digital signing certificates, and all online notary sessions are recorded and stored securely with detailed audit trails for transparency and accountability.

Why use an online notary?


Signers in Location can connect to a live notary anytime, anywhere over the internet


The average online notary session takes no more than 5-10 minutes


Documents are digitally sealed to protect against fraud and tampering


Click a link to join notary session with your mobile smart phone or computer browser

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Online notary lets you legally appear in the presence of a commsioned notary over Internet video. Far more secure and easy than in-person notary, online notarization simplifies document signing.