Revised November 1, 2021
PART III: WYOMING NOTARY PUBLIC EXAMINATION -
Circle the correct answer. At least
fourteen (14) correct answers are required for a passing grade. These questions reflect the changes in Wyoming
notary law in effect as of July 1, 2021.
A Wyoming notary public commission term is valid for six years.
Personal appearance includes both physical and remote appearance.
3. An audio/visual recording is not required to perform a remote notarization.
A bond is required for all new and renewing notary public commissions.
The county of residence shall not be included on a notary public stamp.
6. A notary public shall complete the education requirement for each term.
A journal entry is not required for all notarial acts.
The maximum fee a notary public may charge is $5.00 per notarial act.
9. If employed in WY, a non-resident may become a WY notary public.
The Secretary of State has the authority to revoke a commission.
A notarial certificate cannot be corrected once the notarial act is complete.
A notary public is allowed to notarize a photocopy of a vital record.
A notary public’s direct beneficial interest prohibits them from notarizing.
For a remote notarization, a notary public may charge a technology fee.
Notarizations can never be performed in bordering states.
Remote ink notarizations (RIN) may be performed for any notarial act.
Journals shall be maintained by electronic journal and/or by hard copy.
A notarization must include a full notarial certificate, and not just a stamp.
A notary public’s identification number shall not be listed on their stamp.
A signer’s form of ID can be accepted if more than 10 years expired.
PART IV: OATH OF OFFICE & OFFICIAL SIGNATURE SAMPLE
- Swear/affirm and sign in
the presence of a commissioned notary (not yourself).
I __________________________ hereby certify that the above information
compliance with the requirements set forth in W.S. § 32-3-120; that I understand the official duties and
responsibilities of a notary public of this State; that I will uphold the Constitution of the United States
and the Constitution and laws of the State of Wyoming; and that I will faithfully perform, to the best of
my ability, the duties of the office of notary public.
Signature of applicant: ________________________________ Date: ___________________
State of ____________________)
County of __________________)
Subscribed and sworn to or affirmed before me this _____ day of _____________, 20____.
(Notary Public Signature) “Notary Seal Here”
My commission expires: ____________
This application is a public record and is subject to disclosure under the Wyoming Public Records Act.
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