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.
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]).
Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota notary public eNotary seal must have:

  • Your name as it appears on your commission
  • Your jurisdiction
  • Commission number
  • Commission expiration date
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

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

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