Remote Online Notarization Progress

The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the American Land Title Association (ALTA) have collaborated to prepare model legislation that would provide the framework for any state to adopt an remote online notarization process. This model legislation was developed with input from an ad-hoc…

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The Latest States To Pass Remote Online Notarization Laws

The 21st-century real estate closing is radically different from closings of the past. Since 2011, there has been major acceleration for eClosings or digital closings, and laws and technology that allow eNotary or remote notary processes are the fuel. While…

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MISMO Unveils Remote Online Notarization Standards

MISMO’s RON standards were updated to include language to preclude the storage of personally identifiable information. The standards support model legislation that was developed by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and the American Land Title Association (ALTA), which multiple U.S….

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RULONA RON Model

The Uniform Law Commission amended the Revised Uniform Law on Notarial Acts (RULONA) in 2018 to allow remote online notarization through the use of audio-visual recording and identity-proofing Technology. Learn More ›

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New Texas Online Notarization Law Allows Remote Acknowledgement in Domestic and Cross-Border Transactions

The 85th Session of the Texas Legislature passed H.B. 1217 to allow online notarization, making it the third state (after Virginia and Montana) to allow notaries to perform remote notarial acts. Effective on July 1, 2018, the new law enables…

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