This short video describes a notary’s responsibilities when asked to notarize a document that contains blank spaces.
Do you want to become a Pennsylvania notary or are you ready to renew your notary commission? Take a quick minute to find out who now needs education in PA!
PennDOT has identified some agent services which are not submitting processed title and/or registration paperwork to their Online Registration Program Integrators for scanning in a timely manner. All online agent services are required to submit processed paperwork to their Integrator in a timely manner. In addition, when an online agent service is notified of missing […]
PAN offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5 so we may celebrate Independence Day with our families and friends. We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday.
PennDOT has posted the Consumer Price Index (CPI) fee adjustments, effective July 1, 2019 for the following sections: • Section 1952(a) fee for Pennsylvania Certificates of Title from $53 to $55. • Section 1953 fee for recording a lien from $25 to $26. • Section 1955(a)(1) fee for paid information from $10 to $11. • […]
Prior to adoption of the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) in Pennsylvania, notaries had the power to take a deposition. Under RULONA, a notary may certify or attest a deposition, but the specific wording that notaries have the power to “take depositions” is not in the law. A deposition is one of the […]
The Pennsylvania Association of Notaries (PAN) will hold several educational seminars for Lancaster County notaries this month. PAN’s First Time Notary Seminar (9 a.m. to noon) is state-approved and fulfills the three-hour mandatory education provision for new notaries. The Everyday Notary Challenges Seminar (1 p.m. to 4 p.m.) is offered in conjunction with the First […]
A former city attorney in Hawaii got a state government job using correspondence from a fictional notary public, prosecutors said. Federal prosecutors Monday linked Katherine Kealoha to a nonexistent notary public named Alison Lee Wong. The false name was on a letter to state officials supporting Kealoha’s bid to become director of the state Office […]
PAN’s 2019 Member Survey was a great way to learn about your thoughts on our services. You did not disappoint us. We sent the survey to our entire membership and were very pleased when we received 3,034 responses. It’s humbling to know that 23.14 percent of you have been members for 16-plus years. Thank you […]
All Pennsylvania notaries are required to obtain three hours of notary education BEFORE completing their notary public applications. This mandate includes those individuals who were exempt from education because they were notaries on July 1, 2003. PAN’s First Time Notary and Notary Reappointment live seminars and Basic Education Online meet the state requirements for education. […]