2017 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 44 - Trade and Commerce
§ 44-7011 Notarization; acknowledgment

Universal Citation: AZ Rev Stat § 44-7011 (2017)

44-7011. Notarization; acknowledgment

Notwithstanding title 41, chapter 2, article 2, if the law requires a signature or record to be notarized, acknowledged, verified or made under oath, that requirement is satisfied if a notary completes a notarial act on the electronic message or document. That notarial act on the electronic message or document is complete without the imprint of the notary's seal if all of the following apply:

1. The electronic message or document is signed pursuant to this chapter or section 18-106 in the presence of a notary.

2. The notary confirms that the electronic signature on the electronic message or document is verifiably the electronic signature issued to the signer pursuant to this chapter or section 18-106.

3. The notary electronically signs with an electronic signature that is consistent with this chapter, title 41, chapter 2, article 3 or any other applicable law.

4. The following information appears electronically within the message electronically signed by the notary:

(a) The notary's full name and commission number exactly as it appears on the notary's commission.

(b) The words " electronic notary public" , " state of Arizona" and " my commission expires on (date)" .

(c) The address of the notary's principal place of contact exactly as it appears on the notary's commission.

(d) The notary's e-mail or other electronic address exactly as it appears on the notary's commission.

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