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How do you verify a notary public?

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Verify a notary public through search portals on various state websites, including Florida, Colorado, Texas and Illinois. Notaries public are appointed to terms ranging from two to 10 years, according to the National Notary Association. All 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories appoint notaries.

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Search for a notary in Florida by using a notary ID number, last name, first name, commission number and ZIP code on the website for the Florida Division of Corporations, as of April 2015. Click the Submit button to perform the search, or click Reset Criteria to empty all of the search fields.

Verify a notary in Colorado by inputting a notary's last name, first name or commission expiration date into the search portal through the Colorado Secretary of State's website. Click on the blue hyperlink that says Search by Notary ID to input a notary's identification number.

Find a notary's basic information with a notary identification number, name information, ZIP code or county in Texas, through the Texas Secretary of State's website. Search a ZIP code or county to return a maximum of 1,000 results. Perform a "wildcard" search by using a the * or % symbols as part of a first or last name.

Retrieve data for public notaries in Illinois by using a last name, first name, commission number, city or ZIP code on the Illinois Secretary of State's website. Click the Submit button to perform the search, or click Reset to clear all fields.

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