Your guide to Remote Online Notarization (RON) with Secured Signing  

Your Guide to Secured Signing's - Remote Online Notarization

Are you intrigued by Remote Online Notarization (RON)? We’ve gathered and delved into the most frequent questions about this game-changing notarization method for a comprehensive exploration. 

What exactly is Remote Online Notarization (RON)?

Remote Online Notarization (RON) is a digital process that facilitates the notarization of documents through secure Audio Video Call, online platforms, eliminating the need for physical presence.

Is RON legally recognized?

RON is recognized in numerous states; however, its acceptance varies by jurisdiction. There are exceptions with some specific documents in certain states, such as wills and certified copies of government documents. Check with your Secretary of State for those few specific exceptions. Additionally, refer to our previous blog post for insights into the legal recognition of RON in various states.

How secure is Remote Online Notarization?

Secured Signing’s platforms prioritize document security through robust X509 certificate / encryption, stringent identity verification and credentials analysis, and secure data transmission. Moreover, A/V recording of the notarial act ensures documents remain confidential and tamper-proof. Click here to view all the Notary Software features.

What documents can be notarized through RON?

Most documents requiring notarization, including contracts, deeds, powers of attorney, mortgages, and affidavits, are suitable for notarization through RON. However, specific document types might have exceptions based on jurisdictional requirements. 

Do I need special equipment or software for RON?

Utilizing Secured Signing’s Notary software necessitates a device with internet access, a camera, and a microphone, such as a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Additionally, the process is often user-friendly, requiring minimal technical expertise. 

How does the identity verification process work in RON?  

Typically, identity verification during RON involves displaying government-issued ID via the camera, supplemented by answering security questions (Knowledge Based Authentication) or providing additional information as required for verification purposes.

Can anyone use Remote Online Notarization services?

Individuals meeting the identity verification criteria can access RON services. However, some service providers might impose additional eligibility conditions.

How long does the RON process take?

RON often expedites the notarization process compared to traditional methods, saving valuable time for individuals seeking efficient document authentication. On average, a typical transaction takes only 7 minutes.

Is Remote Online Notarization as legally valid as traditional notarization?  

When conducted in compliance with legal requisites, RON holds the same legal validity and weight as traditional in-person notarization, offering a convenient and legally recognized alternative. 

Ready to embark on the RON journey? Dive deeper into this innovative and secure method of notarization for a comprehensive understanding of its convenience, security, and legal standing!