Category Archives: For Notaries

Information, Tips, and Resources for Notaries

On Standardized Fees

Why an Industry-Wide List of Standard Fees for NSAs is Not Available First, that would be price-fixing and probably illegal. Second, you’d have people who were quite happy to work for 5 or 10 dollars less if it meant they … Continue reading

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How I Eliminated No-shows on Mobile Notary Work

How I Eliminated No-shows on Mobile Notary Work 1. For Notary Signing Agent work, I don’t print documents or travel to the signers unless I confirm the appointment with them myself. Two exceptions: If the client refuses to provide a … Continue reading

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Doing Market Research Before You Launch Your NSA Business

Notaries who are considering becoming notary signing agents (NSAs) need to do research on their legal situation and their market conditions before they launch their business. You won’t know if it makes sense to spend the money for training or … Continue reading

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How to Land Title Company Work

How to Land Title Company Work When You Are a Notary Signing Agent by Tim Gatewood, CNSA, PLSA One of the most frequently asked questions seen in the notary groups on Facebook is : How do I get work directly … Continue reading

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States With Remote Notary Laws

STATES WITH REMOTE NOTARY LAWS VA and Montana have remote notary laws fully implemented; MT limits theirs to in-state notarization; VA allows their notaries and their signers to be anywhere. (Some VA remote notaries were active at the 2018 NNA … Continue reading

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