January 29, 2023 | By agruber |
NotaryAct is Compliant with the new New York Recordkeeping Notary Regulations
We make it easy to comply with the following rules:
- Requires Notaries to maintain records for all notarial acts as outlined in the new regulations, which shall be made contemporaneously with the notarial act.
- Requires a record of a notarial act to include: (a) the date, approximate time, and type of notarial acts performed; (b) the name and address of any individuals for whom a notarial act was performed; (c) the number and type of notarial services provided; (d) the type of credential used to identify the principal; (e) the verification procedures used for any personal appearance before the Notary; and (f) for electronic notarial acts, identification of the communication technology, certification authority, and verification providers used.
- Requires a Notary to maintain records for at least 10 years.
- Requires that records retained by a Notary must be capable of being produced to the Secretary of State and others as necessary in relation to the performance of the Notary’s obligations.