In Arizona, a notary public is a public officer commissioned by the Secretary of State to perform notarial acts, as defined in the Arizona Revised Statutes. A notary, in essence, serves as an impartial witness pursuant to A.R.S. 41-328(B).
A notary should take the required steps to authenticate signature and ensure that all notarizations are properly completed and performed.
An Arizona notary may only perform notarizations within the state borders of Arizona. However an Arizona remote notary, if located at the time of the notarization is in the state of Arizona, may notarize documents for a person located anywhere in the world with the proper ID Authentication process.
Traditional Notary: This type of notary performs all notarial acts on paper. The notary and the signer are both present in the same physical space. The notary might be located at a notary business, at a company or act as a mobile notary going to where the signer is located in Arizona.
Electronic Notary*: This type of notary performs all notarial acts on a computer or tablet device. The notary and the signer are both present in the same physical space.
Remote Notary**: This type notary performs all notarial acts using communications technology. The notary is physically located in Arizona and the signer can be anywhere in Arizona, the United States or the World.
*Electronic and ** Remote Notary provided by Digital Delivery www.digitaldeliveryinc.com
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Legal Disclaimer: According to Arizona law, notaries are not able to provide you with legal advice on immigration or any other legal matter or process. Our only responsibility is to provide the notary services as set forth by the laws and statutes of Arizona.
**All notarial acts and certificates are guaranteed to be done according to Arizona statutes and regulations. Document accuracy is the responsibility of the document preparer.
***Same day orders require 4-5 hours’ notice from the time of call to dispatch if we have availability.