eNotary seal is a digital representation of your ink seal. It can be round or rectangular. Here are few tips to make sure your eNotary seal complies with the platform requirements: 

  • The eNotary Seal needs to have the information specified exactly as indicated on the notary public's commission certificate:
    • Your notary public's name
    • Your commission number 
    • Your notary public commission expiration date
  • Make sure your seal is designed per your state requirements
    • Includes all required wording
    • Includes all required graphic elements 
    • Excludes all not allowed elements 
  • The stamp saved in a .png format with transparent background since some forms you will be notarizing may have a colored background
  • No vendor logo, no photo, nor any other additional information is included


For more details, please check the state-specific requirements below.

State-Specific Notary Seal Requirements


State
RequirementsNotes
Alaska (AK)Alaska notary public eNotary seal must have:
  • Your name as it appears on your commission 
  • The words "State of Alaska" 
Optional:
  • Commission number 
  • Commission expiration date
Your signature to be applied to a document’s notary certification separately in addition to your stamp or seal.
Arizona (AZ)Arizona notary public eNotary seal must have:
  • The words “Notary Public”
  • The name of the county in which you commissioned
  • Your name as it appears on the notarial commission
  • Commission number
  • Commission expiration date

Florida (FL)

Florida notary public eNotary seal must have:

  • Your name as it appears on your commission
  • The words "Notary Public"
  • The words "State of Florida"
  • Commission number
  • Commission expiration date
Prohibited:
  • Use of the Great Seal of the State of Florida on the notary stamp
For electronic notarization, a notary must affix the information contained in their notary seal but need not affix the image of the physical notary seal (FS 117.021[3]).
Example: 
Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota notary public eNotary seal must have:

  • Seal of the state of Minnesota
  • Your name as it appears on your commission
  • The words "Notary Public" or Notarial Officer"
  • The words "My commission expires"
  • Commission expiration date
North Dakota (ND)North Dakota notary public eNotary seal must have: 
  • The words “State of North Dakota”
  • The words “Notary Public”
  • Your name as it appears on the authorization 
  • Commission expiration date 
  • The seal must have a border
Prohibited:
  • Any additional words, numbers, symbols
  • Use of the Great Seal of the State of North Dakota on notary stamp

Ohio (OH)Ohio notary public eNotary seal must have:
  • Your name as it appears on your commission
  • The coat of arms of Ohio
  • The words "Notary Public"
  • The words "State of Ohio" 

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma notary public eNotary seal must have:

  • Your name as it appears on your commission 
  • The words "Notary Public"
  • The words "State of Oklahoma"
Optional:
  • Commission number 
  • Commission expiration date

Oregon (OR)Oregon notary public eNotary seal must have:
  • Your name as it appears on your commission 
  • The words "Notary Public – Oregon" 
  • The words "Commission No." followed by your commission number 
  • The words "My Commission Expires _____ (date)" 
Month must be spelled out completely, two digits for the date and four digits for the year
Example:
Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania notary public eNotary seal must have:

  • The words "Commonwealth of Pennsylvania"
  • The words "Notary Seal"
  • Your name as it appears on  your commission 
  • The words "Notary Public"
  • The name of the county where your office is located
  • Commission expiration date
  • Commission number
  • The seal must have a plain border
For more information please visit the Pennsylvania DOS website
Example:
Rhode Island (RI)Rhode Island notary public eNotary seal must have:
  • Your name as it appears on your commission
  • The words "NOTARY PUBLIC"
  • The words "RHODE ISLAND" 
Optional:
  • Commission number
  •  Commission expiration date
The stamp shall be in round (circular) or rectangular form with an edge border surrounding the required elements of the stamp
Texas (TX)

Texas notary public eNotary seal must have:

  • Your name as it appears on your commission 
  • The words "Notary Public, State of Texas" around a star of five points
  • Commission number 
  • Commission expiration date
  • The seal must be rectangular and have a milled edge border

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee notary public eNotary seal must have:

  • Circular shape
  • Your name as it appears on your commission printed at the top
  • The county of election printed at the bottom
  • The words "State of Tennessee Notary Public" or "Tennessee Notary Public" printed in the center

Virginia (VA)

Virginia notary public eNotary seal must have:

  • Your name as it appears on your commission 
  • The words "Electronic Notary Public"
  • The words "Commonwealth of Virginia"
  • Commission number 
  • Commission expiration date
Example:
Washington (WA)

Washington notary public eNotary seal must have:

  • Your name as it appears on your commission 
  • The words "Notary Public"
  • The words "State of Washington"
  • Commission number 
  • Commission expiration date
Prohibited:
  • Use of the Great Seal of the State of Washington on the notary stamp

Wisconsin (WI)Wisconsin notary public eNotary seal must have: 
  • The words “State of Wisconsin” 
  • The words “Notary Public” 
  • Your complete legal last name as it appears on your commission
Optional:
  • You may use initials or a shortened first name

West Virginia (WV)

West Virginia notary public eNotary seal must have:

  • The words "Official Seal"
  • The words "Notary Public"
  • The words "State of West Virginia"
  • Your name as it appears on your commission
  • The address as it appears on your commission 
  • Commission expiration date
  • The seal must have a border
Optional: 
  • The West Virginia State Seal on the left