Q: What if I need documents notarized during this time?
A: If you need documents notarized, Walter | Haverfield is here to help. We are certified through the Ohio Secretary of State to notarize documents online for individuals in and outside the State of Ohio. No in-person meeting is necessary.
Q: What are the participant requirements?
A: Participants need the following:
Access to a computer, internet and webcam
Driver’s license or passport
Digital version of documents that need to be notarized
Q: What is the e-notary process and how long does it take?
A: The process takes about five minutes. Here are the steps:
A link to join the e-notary process is sent to the participant
Once a participant clicks on the link, the e-notary software is launched online and a credential analysis begins
During the credential analysis process, the participant uploads his/her driver’s license or passport
The software analyzes the license/passport and asks a series of questions to verify one’s identity
An e-signature is adopted, and the Walter | Haverfield notary digitally applies the seal and signature to the document(s)
An email is then sent to the participant with a copy of the notarized documents
Q: Do all states allow documents to be e-notarized?
A: Ohio is one of 36 states that allows documents to be e-notarized. In Cuyahoga County, there are about two dozen e-notaries.
Q: Are online notary services available for depositions?
A: No, online notary services are not available for depositions.
Q: What if I have more questions about Walter | Haverfield’s online notary services?
A: Should you need our online notary service or have questions, please email us here.