It’s a time to start fresh and make changes — and for many Notaries, it’s time to prepare to renew commissions. But sometimes mistakes and misunderstanding can lead to a new commission being delayed, or even putting a hold on performing notarial acts. take this quiz and test your understanding of the commission renewal process.
1. If your old commission expires before you receive your renewal:
A. You can perform acknowledgments, but not administer verbal oaths or affirmations
B. You can administer verbal oaths or affirmations, but not acknowledgments
C. You can perform any notarial act that does not require affixing a seal on a document
D. You cannot perform any notarial acts until you receive your new commission
2. If I have a current Notary commission, and I move to a different state:
A. I can notarize documents until the commission expires, but only in my home state
B. I must resign my old commission and apply for a new one in my new state
C. I apply for a new commission in my new state, but can use the previous commission until it expires
D. I must request a transfer of my previous commission to the new state
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3. When renewing your commission you should start the renewal process:
A. 24 hours before your previous commission expires
B. One week before your previous commission expires
C. It depends what state you are commissioned in
D. After your commission expires