The Office provides notary services. A notary may not notarize a signature on a document if:
- The person whose signature is being notarized is not in the presence of the notary.
- The person signing does not have public evidence of identity in the form of a current document issued by a federal or state government (including a photo and signature)
- The document is incomplete.
- The notary’s name is mentioned in the document or has a beneficial interest.
Regulations Mississippi Notaries Public
Download Mississippi Notaries Rules and Regulations as a PDF document from the Secretary of State’s Office website.