Regulatory Requirements to Conduct Remote Online Notary Sessions (RON)


1N-7.001, Florida Administrative Code outlines the duties and responsibilities of online notaries as well as the procedures for applying (Open the PDF).  If you are a current Notary in the state of Florida, you will need to take a 2-hour class and submit the Application Registration for Online Notary Public (Open the PDF).

The applicant must do the following:

  • Confirm the technology and processes they have chosen for use in performing online notarizations must satisfy the requirements (the RON technology for NSU is DocuSign.)
  • Submit evidence of obtaining a bond in the amount of $25,000. Check your status here.
  • Submit evidence of Errors and Omission (E&O) insurance policy in the minimum amount of $25,000.
  • Submit a copy of their commission or appointment as a Notary Public, Civil-Law Notary, or Commissioner of Deeds.
  • Submit payment of registration fee of $10 by check payable to the Florida Department of State.
  • Understand that suspension, revocation, expiration, or termination of the applicant’s Notary Public commission or appointment as a Civil-Law Notary, or Commissioner of Deeds immediately deactivates an Online Notary Public’s registration.
  • Submit evidence of completing a classroom or online course covering the duties, obligations, and technology requirements for serving as online notary public. Take the course here for $20. Do not buy the add-ons take the $20 class.)

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