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FAQ
  Notary Public
  I am an attorney licensed in Michigan, am I required to post a surety bond and take an oath of office at the county clerk's office?
  What Michigan laws govern notaries public?
  What are the qualifications to become a Michigan notary public?
  What is the application procedure?
  What is a surety bond?
  How do I get the $10,000 surety bond?
  Does a surety bond have to read "surety bond" or can it read "blanket bond"?
  Have surety companies been notified that the law has changed?
  What is an oath of office?
  Can I continue to be a notary public if I relocate to another county?
  What is the length of my appointment as a notary public?
  Can I notarize anywhere in Michigan?
  Can I notarize out-of-state?
  Must I use an embosser to notarize documents?
  Are new stamps required?
  What if I change my name?
  May I notarize a document written in a foreign language?
  Should I notarize documents that have both English and a foreign language?
  What is a notary public liable for?
  Where do I go for more information?
  May I notarize my own document?
  May I notarize for a family member?
  How do I register a change of address for my notary commission?
  I lost my notary commission certificate. How do I obtain a duplicate?
  Can a county clerk certify that a document is a true copy? If so, does the original document have to be maintained in that office?
  Employers who are personally worth $10,000 currently act as surety. Can this continue?
  If a notary moves out of his county of commission can he still use the "Acting In" notation?
  Should notaries keep a journal?
  Is it a county clerk's responsibility to report a notary's inappropriate activity to the Department?
  Does a notary applicant have to appear at the county clerk's office in person?
  How Do I Cancel My Michigan Notary Public Commission?
  Does Michigan participate in E-Notarization?
 



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