Notary Public Record Book
Record the details of the notarial acts you perform with this New York Notary Public Record Book. It includes room for 248 entries and complete "how to" instructions. For your best interest, maintaining a record book is highly recommended by Notary Public Underwriters. Though the State of New York does not require the use of a notary public record book, it does strongly recommend that a New York notary keep a record of all notarial acts.
The State of New York does NOT require the use of a notary public record book.
A record book is an important log of your notarial actions and may help protect you in the event of a lawsuit. Many states require notaries to record each notarial act they perform in a bound record book. Your New York notary record book contains private and possibly sensitive information about the people for whom you performed a notarial act. You must take precaution to guard your notary record book to protect the privacy of its contents. Your New York Notary Public Record Book belongs to you, and must remain under your control at all times. Your employer has no rights to your notary record book, even if the employer paid for it. Never share your notary public record book with another notary.
Notary Public Record Book Entry Should Contain:
- Record of the notarial act performed
- Title and date of the document
- Method of identifying the signer
- Information about the signer including his or her original signature
- Any unusual circumstances associated with the notarization
Notary Public Underwriters of New York recommends the American Society of Notaries for more information about common notarial duties, notary guidelines, restrictions and requirements. We also offer a one year membership with the oldest national non-profit notary association, American Society of Notaries. Benefits include an information kit, toll-free helpline, free listing in All-States notary locator, newsletters, membership certificate and more.