Kentucky Secretary of State
Michael G. Adams
Notary Commission Index
Notary Lookup Service
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Kentucky Notary Statutes
Recognition of notarial acts performed outside this state.
Certificate of person taking acknowledgment.
Recognition of certificate of acknowledgment.
Certificate of acknowledgment.
Short forms of acknowledgment.
Acknowledgments not affected by KRS 423.110 to 423.170
Uniformity of interpretation.
Admission of documents to the public record.
Definitions for KRS 423.300 to 423.455.
Application of KRS 423.300 to 423.455.
Notarial acts -- Tangible and electronic records -- Online notary -- Prohibited acts -- Tangible copy of electronic record.
Determination of individuals identity and signature.
Personal appearance before notarial officer.
Personal knowledge and satisfactory evidence of identity -- Use of communication technology -- Additional information.
Refusal to perform notarial act.
Signature by proxy.
Who may perform notarial act -- Effect of signature and title – Powers of county clerk.
Effect of notarial act performed in another state, under authority of tribe, or under authority of federal law.
Effect of notarial act performed under authority of foreign state or international governmental organization -- Establishing authority of officer and genuineness of signature.
Online notary public -- Electronic notarization -- Refusal to perform notarial act -- Use of communication technology -- Registration --Administrative regulations -- Application of state law.
Certificate of notarial act.
Security of stamping device -- Rendering unusable when no longer valid -- Lost or stolen device.
Journal of online notary public -- Entries -- Audio-visual recording --Lost or stolen journal -- Retention and transmission -- Custodian.
Registration regarding electronic records and notarizations --Tamper-evident technology -- Standards -- Tangible copy of electronic record.
Commission as notary public -- Requirements -- Oath and filing -- Surety bond -- Change of information -- Renewal of commission --Administrative regulations -- Registration.
Denial, revocation, or limitation of commission -- Other remedies.
Electronic database of notaries public -- County clerk to record filing and oath.
Commission in effect on January 1, 2020 -- Renewal – Registration as online notary public.
Validity of notarial act performed before January 1, 2020.
Electronic record or paper printout relating to real property deemed to be lawfully recorded or filed.
Presumption of proper notarization -- Immunity of county clerk.
Application of Uniform Electronic Transactions Act.
Certificate verifying notary publics signature -- Electronic certificate of authority.
Notarial act for remotely located individual facilitated by communication technology -- Certificate -- Retention of audio-visual recording -- Notification of Secretary of State – Administrative regulations -- Service of process.
Relation of KRS 382.075, 382.076, and 423.300 to 423.455 to Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act.
Conflict between laws.