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Notary Blog

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Renewing Your Commission Early

by PAN
If you have been a notary for almost 4 years, it is time to renew your notary commission! We're here to help you through every step of the way. Read more

Changes to Notarization Requirements for PennDOT Applications

by PAN
Act 15, signed into law on April 20, 2020, now allows for the use of an “Unsworn Declaration” to be used in place of notarization on some PennDOT applications. Read more

Your Middle Name and the Department of State

by PAN
Recently, there has been some confusion regarding the use of a middle name on PAN applications and Pearson VUE exams. Read more

Answering the Criminal History Question on Your Application

by PAN
In this article we discuss how to answer the criminal history question on your application. Read more

Criminal History on the Notary Application

by PAN
Information on the criminal history requirement on a notary application. Read more

Your Signature

by PAN
Is your signature on your notary application legible? Read more

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