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American Notaries Trust the National Notary Association
When the association formed in 1957, American notaries lacked adequate resources for the education and tools they needed to perform their duties. Notary laws varied widely from state to state, which made things even more complicated.
The National Notary Association established several goals for assisting their growing membership base. They wanted notaries to be fully aware of their state laws and best practices in order to reduce liability and risks to signers. They also wanted to arm notaries with knowledge and tools that would enable them to earn income and expand their careers. The National Notary Association is frequently sought out by the media to explain the critical role of the notary public, and also provides educational information to notary organizations throughout the world.
The National Notary Association’s Notary Public Code of Professional Responsibility was published in 1998 and is widely recognized as the ethical code for American Notaries.
Resources for Notaries
Take advantage of valuable benefits for your notary public business, including:
National Notary Association Membership
Notary Training and Education
U.S. Notary Law Updates
Recommended Notary Practices
Reference Materials and Publications
Bonds and Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance
Supplies, Including Notary Seals, Journals, and Certificates
Renew a Notary Commission
To review membership FAQs, click here.
Journal of Notarial Acts
Choose from soft or hardcover imitation leather journals in brown or green. Record complete and accurate notary records for up to 486 journal entries. Published by the NNA.
The National Notary Association is the nation’s professional Notary organization and serves the professional, educational, career and business needs of Notaries throughout the U.S. Since 1957, the NNA has helped Notaries to serve society responsibly and ethically.
Notary Privacy Guard
Keep Your Signer’s Information Private
National Notary Association Lobby
Charles N. Faerber Auditorium
Why Coolidge Matters
How Civility in Politics Can Bring a Nation Together
Calvin Coolidge, thirtieth President of the United States, was a man of many great achievements. President Coolidge was a fiscal hawk who cut government spending, lowered taxes, and created budget surpluses. He rang doorbells and climbed apartment building stairs to speak directly with people. Coolidge was a driver of progressive reforms, including women’s suffrage and minority rights. Learn why his presidency mattered to our nation.
Don’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
National Notary Association Book Store
National Notary Association Publications
101 Useful Notary Tips and The U.S. Notary Law Primer
The National Notary Association shares notary laws and techniques you can use to become a confident notary.
Contact the National Notary Association
9350 De Soto Avenue
Chatsworth, CA 91311-4926
1-800-US NOTARY (1-800-876-6827)
Helping People Become Notaries Everyday
The National Notary Association collaborated with Yale Law School to create the Uniform Notary Act in 1973. It was updated in 1984, 2002 and 2010 as the Model Notary Act.
Shop for Legal Forms and More
General Affidavit, Power of Attorney, Last Will and Testament, Living Will, Real Estate Deed, Promissory Note, Premarital Agreement, Residential Rental Agreement, and more. California state laws prohibit notaries from choosing or completing legal documents for their clients.
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