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Montana Secretary of State provides definitions and conditions for technology-based notarizations

State Issues Covid-19 Montana E-Signature Notary

State Issues

The Montana Secretary of State’s website enumerates four ways to perform notary services in the state. They include traditional notarization, In-Person Electronic Notarization (IPEN or eNotarization), Remote Online Notarization (RON), and remote notarization. The webpage also describes the conditions unique to each type of notary service.  This guidance follows the enactment of full RON, remote notarization on tangible records, as well as IPEN last fall.