Pursuant to P.L. 2021, c. 179, New Jersey is implementing an updated notary public program. The new law institutes a number of important changes that collectively help to modernize the notary commissioning process and general notarial practices in this State, including provisions that:
We strongly encourage all current and prospective New Jersey notaries public, as well other interested parties, to read the law , the supporting administrative rules and revised New Jersey Notary Public Manual to gain an understanding of the new provisions.
NOTE: If you are an active Notary Public Commission and will offer remote and/or electronic notarizations, please visit our Notary Public Application, to update your Commission record with this information. Once there, select Remote/Electronic Notarization under File an Application. Then enter your Commission Number and Date of Birth to update your record.
Please direct any questions regarding the new law, rules and manual to our email gateway.