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Online Notary in Wisconsin

Online Notary, or remote online notarization (RON), is a service that helps Wisconsin residents and people across the United States virtually notarize legal documents. Notarization helps add validity to your legal documents

With LawDepot’s Online Notary, you don’t have to go to a notary in person. Instead, simply connect with a certified notary using your device’s camera and microphone. It’s safe, simple, and you can do it from wherever you are–whether it’s your home or office.

Yes, remote online notarization became legal in Wisconsin in 2020. Wisconsin was the 23rd state to legalize RON. 

There are two pieces of legislation that make remote online notarization legal in Wisconsin. We’ll outline these laws in the next section.

What online notarization laws apply in Wisconsin?

  • Wisconsin Statue 140: This law governs notaries in Wisconsin and 140.145 and 140.20 deal with online notarization specifically. These sections set regulations around communication technologies, identity proofing, and retaining recordings. 
  • The Full Faith and Credit Clause: All US states must respect notarizations completed in every other state. So, for instance, if a Wisconsin resident gets their document notarized by a notary public in a different state, the notarization is considered valid in Wisconsin.

What documents can be notarized online in Wisconsin?

Documents that Wisconsin residents can notarize include:

With LawDepot’s Online Notary, our notaries can provide you with the following notarial services:

  • An acknowledgment is when you declare to the notary your willingness to sign a document.
  • A jurat is when you swear or affirm in front of the notary that the contents of a document are truthful.

How much does online notarization cost in Wisconsin?

LawDepot’s Online Notary costs $25 for the first seal and $10 for each additional seal. 

Our pricing aligns with the regulations provided by Wisconsin officials. According to the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions, notaries can charge up to $25 for remote online notarizations.

What documents cannot be notarized online in Wisconsin?

You cannot notarize the following documents in Wisconsin with LawDepot’s Online Notary:

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