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Notary Blog

Notary and Motor Vehicle News

The latest information on notary and motor vehicle news for the state of Pennsylvania.

PennDOT Policy Change for Verifying Identification

In a memo to all PennDOT Business Partners dated December 8, 2021, the Director of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles announced a policy change for verifying identification. Read more

A Guide to Notarial Wording

by PAN
Always look for proper notarial wording before notarizing any document. Read more

Witnessing or Attesting a Signature

by PAN
Witnessing or attesting a signature authorizes a notary to witness or attest a signature. Read more

New Year Notary Review

by PAN
As 2022 approaches, it is time to review some of the most important rules a notary must follow! No matter how long you have been a commissioned notary, it is good to refresh your knowledge of the basics each year. Read more

Help Wanted: Part/Full-Time Notary/Title Agents

by PAN
Looking for part/full-time Notary/Title Agent to work in busy notary office located in the New Kensington area. Read more

What Should You Do if Your Stamp is Stolen?

by PAN
What would you do if you notary stamp was stolen? In this article, we discuss what steps to take if you notary equipment is stolen or misplaced. Read more

Dealers' Documentary Fee Increases for 2021

by PAN
The maximum documentary fee licensed dealers can charge increased from $324 to $328 for processing title work manually. Read more

Using Social Media to Grow Your Notary Business

by PAN
Social media is more than a place to share funny videos of cats with your family and friends. Notaries can use it as a powerful marketing tool to help attract new customers and build lasting relationships. Read more

How to Update Your Notary Search Profile

by PAN
Members can list their locations and notary skills on our web site by updating their Notary Search profile. These profiles are used to match PAN member with individuals who are searching for notary services. Your potential customers can search Notary Profiles by zip code, radius, and language. Read more

Indiana County Full/Part-Time Notary Public and Title Agent Wanted

by PAN
Lemmon Notary & Tax Services is seeking to hire dedicated employees with experience as a Notary Public and and Title Agent. Read more

Lackawanna County Passes Fee for Local Use Ordinance

by PAN
Lackawanna County has passed an ordinance to implement the $5 Fee for Local Use that affects April 1, 2022 vehicle registration renewal notices. Read more

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If you make a mistake you can be held liable, which could result in a claim against your $10,000 bond. The Pennsylvania Association of Notaries (PAN) can help you notarize documents that confuse you.

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