A notary public is an individual legally authorized by a state to verify identities; administer oaths; and witness and take acknowledgments of the signing of documents. A notary public uses a embossing tool to verify his presence at the time the documents are signed. I other words, a notarized document refers to a document that is specially embossed with a notary seal to affirm that the person signing a document is who he says he is. Almost every state issues a unique identifying number to each notary public to prevent fraudulent use of the embosser.
Now, we know that a stamp of approval in the most important thing that a notary public must have. It can be a seal of office or a stamp. He uses the seal to officially notarize any contract or document. Without a notary stamp, a notary public can not do his business. Besides notary stamps , he must also have various clerical supplies such as record books, handbooks and embossing seals. However, a stamp is considered as an exclusive property for a notary. Therefore, losing his stamp or misplacing it can cause problem for a notary. (more…)