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Who Can Use Notarize Genie for Remote Online Notarizations?
With most states allowing RON or at least accepting remotely notarized documents, signers and businesses can utilize online notarizations. With the advantage of increased efficiency and security over in-person notarizations, notarizing a document has never been easier or more accessible.
What is notarization? Remote Online Notarization, also known as RON, utilizes audio-video technology to connect the notary and signer. With Notarize Genie, the answer to the common question, “Where can I notarize a document?” is easy and convenient. The signer can have their document notarized from home, at work, or on the go.
How A Signer Can Utilize Remote Online Notarization
Once the signer realizes they can notarize their documents online, the next question is, can you get a notary online? The answer is absolutely, and Notarize Genie makes this process extremely easy. By signing up for an account with us, we have on-demand, licensed notaries that will help you within minutes. Once you connect with a notary, getting your document notarized is a simple process.
Create a Profile and Upload Your Documents Once the signer creates a profile, they must upload the document you want to be notarized. Notarize Genie asks that you upload it in PDF format and have it filled out. Notaries cannot help signers fill out documents, so if you have questions consult with an attorney or accounting professional first. Once the signer uploads the document, it is time to verify their identity.
Verify Your Identity Notaries must verify the signer’s identity and document the form of identification provided to be an acceptable document. Without proof of the signer providing identification, there is no way of knowing if the person who signs is the person with their name on the document. As such, the signer needs to establish their identity before beginning the signing process.
After uploading their document, the signer must go through KBA, knowledge-based authentication, and testing to verify their identity. Notarize Genie utilizes IDology to employ a credential analysis process. The KBA test typically involves a series of questions with answers unique to the signer, pulled from their personal background.
After the signer completes the KBA credential analysis, the notary and signer connect with audiovisual technology. Here, the signer must present a government ID or provide a witness verifying the signer’s identity. Due to the use of KBA testing and identification verification, RON is considered more secure than in-person notarizations.
Sign the Document Once the signer’s identity verification is complete, it’s time to get down to business! With the document on the screen, the notary and signer review it together, and the signer utilizes an electronic signature to sign it. Once signed, the notary signs it and places their seal, making it an officially notarized document.
Once the notary signs and stamps the document, it is returned electronically to the signer. This document is now acceptable in all states.
Notaries Can Gain Access to A New Base of Clients on Notarize Genie While notaries may perform in-person notarization, Notarize Genie helps them grow their business with online notarizations. Before joining Notarize Genie, notaries should check with their state for requirements of becoming an online notary. Some states simply ask the notary to notify them of their decision to become an online notary, while others request the notary take a test or class to become certified in online notarization.
When a notary requests to join Notarize Genie, they must prove they are legally commissioned, certified signing agents, and possess the knowledge to perform online notarization. We require they submit proof of their commission, training, education, background screening, and insurance. Notarize Genie then verifies their commission against the state’s notary database. Once these are verified, the notary receives a notary account and can perform online notarizations. All notaries who have an account may bring their transactions to the site and use Notarize Genie’s platform to notarize their client’s documents remotely.
However, for notaries looking to increase their business, they can become approved Notarize Genie notaries by passing the Notarize Genie onboarding exam and completing the NNA Signing Agent training, which requires passing an exam. These notaries are eligible to be on-demand notaries for Notarize Genie’s clients. Unlike other platforms, for the transactions they bring, notaries can set their rates per session within the allowed state limits. If you want to take your notary business to the next level, join us on Notarize Genie.
Notarize Genie Can Help Businesses Become More Efficient Notarize Genie helps businesses with in-house notaries or that simply have notary needs. The RON platform allows businesses to perform notarizations with more ease and efficiency. By utilizing audiovisual technology to meet, online notarization platforms help save businesses time, money, and headaches from chasing down clients to sign a document.
When a business employs a notary, the notary and signer must take time out of their day to set an appointment and meet in person. For businesses, this means a lot of lost costs and time spent hosting their client, tracking the client down to come in for a notarization, or canceled and forgotten appointments. Businesses can have their In-house notaries perform more notarizations with RON, as it takes less time than in-person notarizations.
For businesses looking to optimize their employees, Notarize Genie can help ease the burden of notarizing documents. Utilizing our on-demand notaries, you can move your notaries onto more pressing needs in other areas of your business.
For businesses without in-house notaries, who send business away to other notaries, Notarize Genie offers you a solution. Businesses that can utilize Notarize Genie include:
- 1. Accounting firms
- 2. Law firms
- 3. Human Resource Departments
- 4. Construction Companies
- 5. Real Estate Firms
Create a business account with us and send your clients to our platform to utilize one of our approved, on-demand notaries. When businesses use Notarize Genie’s platform, they can charge a convenience fee or technology fee to their clients. This rate can be as much as the company wishes. Your clients will appreciate the ease and convenience of using a remote online notary, and businesses will love keeping their clients instead of referring them out.
Documents Notarize Genie’s Platform Can Help Notarize Online
Whether you are a signer or a business, you may wonder if there is a limit to what documents can be notarized online. The good news is any document you can notarize in person, you can notarize online.
Get your estate planning documents, including the following, notarized online:
- 1. Wills & Trusts
- 2. Executorships
- 3. Durable Power of Attorney
- 4. Asset Recovery Release Affidavit
- 5. Financial Statements
Real estate closing packages can include large amounts of documents. The following are only some of the documents Notarize Genie can help you notarize:
- 1. Deeds
- 2. ALTA Settlement Statement
- 3. Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure
- 4. Mortgage
- 5. Loan Application
- 6. Abstract of Title
Notarize Genie is not limited to these documents and can help with many more, including:
- 1. I-9 Authorized Representative
- 2. Notice of Commencement
- 3. Power of Attorney
- 4. USPS-1583 Application for Delivery of Mail
- 5. DS-3053 Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Child
These lists only cover a fraction of the documents eligible for online notarization. With an easy process to upload documents, find a notary, and have a document notarized, Notarize Genie is the best platform for signers, notaries, and businesses.
Notarize Genie Can Make Your Life Easier With Remote Online Notarization Concerned about whether your state allows remote online notarizations? There is a good chance it does. With over 45 states allowing Remote Online notarization and all of them accepting RON documents, online notarization is suitable for your needs. If you have more questions about our online notarization process or if we can notarize your document, give Notarize Genie a call at (800) 381-8240 or visit our website.