308-30-320 - Certificate of notarial act for remote notarial acts

308-30-320. Certificate of notarial act for remote notarial acts

(1) A form of notarial certificate for a remote notarial act satisfies the requirement of RCW 42.45.-280(4) and 42.45.130 (1)(g) if it is in the form provided by applicable law and contains a statement substantially as follows: "This notarial act involved the use of communication technology."

(2) A short form of acknowledgment prescribed in RCW 42.45.140 satisfies the requirement of RCW 42.45.280(4) and 42.45.130(1)(g) if it is in substantially one of the following forms for the purposes indicated:

(a) For an acknowledgment in an individual capacity:

State of Washington

County of .......

This record was acknowledged before me by means of communication technology on (date) by (name(s) of individuals).

.........................

(Signature of notary public)

Notary Public

(Electronic official stamp)

(My commission expires: . . . .)

(b) For an acknowledgment in a representative capacity:

State of Washington

County of .......

This record was acknowledged before me by means of communication technology on (date) by (name(s) of individuals) as (type of authority, such as officer or trustee) of (name of party on behalf of whom the instrument was executed).

.........................

(Signature of notary public)

Notary Public

(Electronic official stamp)

(My commission expires: . . . .)

(c) For verification on oath or affirmation:

State of Washington

County of .......

Signed and sworn to (or affirmed) before me by means of communication technology on (date) by (name(s) of individuals making statement).

.........................

(Signature of notary public)

Notary Public

(Electronic official stamp)

(My commission expires: . . . .)

(d) For witnessing or attesting a signature:

State of Washington

County of .......

Signed or attested before me by means of communication technology on (date) by (name(s) of individuals).

.........................

(Signature of notary public)

Notary Public

(Electronic official stamp)

(My commission expires: . . . .)

(Adopted by WSR 21-05-039, Filed 2/11/2021, effective 3/14/2021)

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