Can a Maryland notary public certify a true copy?

Answer According to "Handbook for Maryland Notaries Public from the Office of the Secretary of State," a notary public in Maryland has no authority to certify a true copy of a public or private document.... Read More »

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Can a notary public perform a marriage ceremony in maryland?

Notaries are not licensed to perform marriage ceremonies in Maryland. According to Maryland state law, any clerk, deputy clerk, judge, or official of a religious body can perform a marriage ceremon... Read More »

Notary Public Copy Certification?

Notary publics are state-appointed public servants who serve as unbiased witnesses when important documents are signed and oaths are given. Some states allow notary publics to notarize copy certifi... Read More »

Who Can Certify true copies?

True copies, which are exact and unaltered copies of original documents, can be certified by a notary public. The organization or bureau that issued the copy--for example, the Department of Health-... Read More »

How long does a notary application for Maryland take?

No definite guidelines require an application for a notary commission in Maryland to be acted upon within a prescribed time. Incomplete information might contribute to a delay in processing an appl... Read More »