These stamps are used mostly by notaries who are required by law or rule to include certain information on the notarial certificate.
State law can require that only certain information may appear on the stamp, but elsewhere in the law are listed additional information elements that must be included on the notarial certificate.
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The Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth is responsible for the commissioning of Notaries Public in Virginia, pursuant to Section 47.1-8 of the Code of Virginia.
Expired Virginia Notaries Public with a commission expiration date in 2009 or later - you will need your previously commission name, date of birth, and previous registration number.
Individuals applying for the first time to be a Virginia Notary Public - once the account has been created, you will need to complete a paper application to be notarized and mailed into our office.
A non-resident notary who ceases to be regularly employed in Virginia must surrender his or her commission.
You will only have access to the data and not a copy of the notarized application form.
Current Virginia Notaries Public - you will need to know your exact commissioned name, your date of birth, AND your current notary public registration number.
An e Notary is a Notary Public who notarizes documents electronically.
In order to be an electronic notary, you must first be a commissioned Virginia notary public and then apply to become an electronic notary.
The request may be sent by email to Anyone who wishes to make a formal complaint against a notary public for incorrectly performing a notorial act must submit in writing a brief description detailing the complaint and a copy of the notarized document in question.