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Commissioner of Deeds - their role in society

The following articles are published on the National Notary Association website as part of a public service: Please visit the following links, Print and save:

 

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THE NOTARY PUBLIC CODE OF PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY - Published by the NNA

THE MODEL NOTARY ACT - Published by the NNA

10 GUIDING PRINCIPALS - Published by the NNA

LEGAL UPDATES

This service is provided to you by Notary Public Central.  It is essential that a New York State Notary Public keep up to date with any new laws that will affect them now and in the future

 

Please bookmark this page and refer to it often.

Sign the Petition to Increase Notary Fees

 

RED Flag Rules - The FTC's mandatory requirements for Identity Theft Prevention at Institutions and how this impacts Notaries Public  - Published by the NNA & FTC

 

On April 2, 2012, the Division of Licensing Services moved to the following address:

1 Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue - 6th Floor Customer Service Counter
Albany, NY 12231

 

If you plan to visit our Office, the customer service hours for the above office is Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 4:30pm.

 

To ensure prompt delivery of your mail, it is important that you utilize the below mailing address:

 

NYS Department of State
Division of Licensing Services
P.O. Box 22001
Albany, NY 12201-2001

 

The Department of State is drafting proposed regulations pertaining to foreign language advertisements placed by notaries public. To comment on the draft regulation (pdf), please contact Whitney A. Clark, Associate Attorney, NYS Department of State, Office of Counsel, One Commerce Plaza, 99 Washington Avenue, Albany NY 12231.

 

Effective Notarial Laws 2019

 

No person shall be appointed as a notary public under this article who has been convicted, in this state or any other state or territory, of a crime, unless the secretary makes a finding in conformance with all applicable statutory requirements, including those contained in article twenty-three-A of the correction law, that such convictions do not constitute a bar to appointment.  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

NOTARY PUBLIC FEE SCHEDULE

  • Oath - $2.00

  • Affirmation - $2.00

  • Acknowledgment - $2.00/pp

  • Proof of Execution - $2.00/pp

  • Swearing Witness - $2.00/pp

  • Protest - .75¢

  • Additional Notices - .10¢

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