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Office of General Counsel

University of Mississippi

Notary Services

The Office provides notary services.  A notary may not notarize a signature on a document if:

  1.  The person whose signature is being notarized is not in the presence of the notary.
  2.  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)
  3. The document is incomplete.
  4. 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.