Notary Law & Forms
Notaries Public are commissioned by the state government to witness and authenticate signatures for documents. Duties listed for a Notary Public are administering oaths, taking affidavits, verifying signatures, preventing fraud, maintaining notary documentation, and checking signer identity and their mental awareness before serving the community in our respective state. Essential qualifications and skills for notaries are good communication and interpersonal skills,attention to details, computer competences, integrity, and knowledge of identification of legal documents and it's features.
State of Florida Notary Law
Florida Statutes – § 117.05
Florida Statutes - § 695.25
- Notaries Publics are required to carry bond insurace by a state approved bonding agency.
- It is illegal for Notaries Publics to offer legal advice.
- Information for Electronic Notarization can be found on the Department of State website.
- Formal education from the state of Florida is required to become a Notary Public. You can find official notary public information at the Florida Department of State website.