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Announcements

PAN Celebrates 66 Years - How it All Came to Be

by PAN
Today, the Pennsylvania Association of notaries celebrates its 66th anniversary. PAN was the first notary public association in the country, established in 1955. We would like to reflect on how PAN began with two brothers, a free pamphlet, and an old recipe box. Read more

Odometer Exemption Change Effective January 1, 2021

by PAN
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a final ruling to amend the odometer disclosure exemption from 10 years to 20 years. The final rule is effective January 1, 2021. Read more

Governor Signs Remote Online Notarization Bill Into Law

by PAN
On Oct. 29, Gov. Tom Wolf signed House Bill 2370 into law, amending the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) to make remote online notarization (RON) permanent in Pennsylvania. Read more

PennDOT Bulletin on New Registration Plate

by PAN
Act 48, signed into law on July 1, 2020, has added section 1369.4 of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code. Read more

PennDOT Bulletin on Act 64 of 2020

by PAN
Act 64, signed into law on July 23, 2020, has amended multiple sections of the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code. Read more

I-9 Forms for Remote Workers Extended 30 Days

by PAN
The deadline for I-9 forms for remote workers only has been extended for 30 days. Read more

Feature Allows Document Search by Notary in Philly

by PAN
Philadelphia City Records Commissioner James Leonard has created a searchable notary database to help combat fraud in the city. Read more

Act 64 Exempts Some Limited POAs

by PAN
A bill signed into law exempts limited powers of attorney (POAs) used to sell, purchase or transfer manufactured homes from expiring in 90 days. Read more

Changes to PA Driver's Licenses and ID Cards

by PAN
PennDOT announced that a non-binary designation may be added to driver's licenses and photo ID cards. Read more

PennDOT Changing Packaging and Processing of Plate Orders

by PAN
PennDOT is changing the way it packages and processes plate orders to help eliminate the backlog of orders. Read more

A Letter from Jeanne Sorg

by PAN
The Montgomery County Recorder of Deeds sent out a letter updating residents on the status of the office. Read more

PennDOT Closed for Juneteenth

by PAN
PennDOT offices are closed on June 19 for the Juneteenth holiday. Read more

Recognizing Notary Wording Webinar

by PAN
A PAN webinar focusing on how to identify the notary statement and using this to determine which notary act to perform. Read more

Update to Form MV-351

by PAN
PennDOT has revised Form MV-352 to allow for pick-up of temporary tag plate orders at PennDOT's Riverfront Office Center in Harrisburg. Read more

PennDOT Offers Guidance on March Car Deals

by PAN
Car deals made between March 4-19, 2020 and were not processed, can now be processed. Read more

Operational Changes at PennDOT Headquarters

by PAN
PennDOT's Riverfront Office Center is open for motor vehicle services only. Read more

Notaries Can Accept Expired Driver's License for ID Purposes

by PAN
Notaries can accept driver's licenses which expired between March 16, 2020 through June 30, 2020 because of PennDOT's closures. Read more

PAN's Latest Webinar Focuses on Notarizing In Yellow Phase Counties

by PAN
PAN's Education Department is hosting a webinar on how to notarize in the counties placed in the yellow phase. Read more

Messengers, Dealers, Agents Work in Yellow Phase Counties

by PAN
Motor vehicle services, i.e., messengers, dealers, and agents are permitted to open in yellow phase counties. Read more

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