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Electronic notarization: Can an electronic signature be notarized?

Discover the legal and technical aspects of notarizing electronic signatures with Signeasy. Learn about the regulations for notarizing electronic documents now!

Rachana Chotia
Rachana Chotia
March 24, 2023
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Electronic notarization: Can an electronic signature be notarized?

Frequently asked questions

Can I notarize a document online?
Yes, you can notarize a document online using electronic notarization in many jurisdictions. The legal requirements and regulations may vary depending on your location. You should check with the notary laws prevalent in your region for the procedures and technologies required.
Can a CA notary notarize an electronic signature?
Yes, Certifying Authority (CA) notaries can notarize electronic signatures, provided they follow the state’s electronic notarization laws and regulations. 
How can I notarize a document online in India?
India recognizes electronic signatures as legally valid. Under the IT law, documents can be notarized electronically by a licensed Certifying Authority (CA). You can find authorized certifying authorities on the Controller of Certifying Authorities website. However, it is essential to note that the specific requirements and regulations for electronic notarization may vary depending on the document type and its intended use.
Rachana Chotia
Rachana Chotia
Rachana is the Content Marketing Manager at Signeasy, where she works with the product & customer teams to create content related to eSignature and contract workflows. In her free time, she enjoys going for walks, watching anime, and reading a good book.
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