A Few Things You Should Know About Becoming a Notary Public

If you are ready to learn a new skill and make some money on a the side with a part-time job, you should know about the job of a notary public. If you have ever had a document notarized, this is what a notary does. If not, it is simple to understand. Certain documents require a witness. A notary is that witness. They conduct their work according to the laws of the state, and affix a stamp to the document. Here are a few things you should know about a notary public.

There are basic requirements

Most people will meet the minimum requirements to become a notary public. Because there is a great amount of trust involved, you cannot have any felony convictions, and you won’t be able to lie about this; background checks are done in every state. Also, you will need to be 18 years old. For most …