Updated on May 15th, 2023
A Louisiana notary acknowledgment form is an official statement confirming that a signature was verified by a notary public. The form records the notarization details, including the date, where it took place, the parties involved, and a statement indicating that the signer willingly signed the document.
In Louisiana, notaries are appointed for life and their commission does not expire (Louisiana SOS).
Is Online Notarization Legal in Louisiana?
Yes, beginning February 1st, 2022, notarial acts may be performed remotely in Louisiana. The law was introduced into state legislature by HB274.
Statute: § 623
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LOUISIANA NOTARY ACKNOWLEDGMENT
State of Louisiana
Parish of [PARISH]
On this [DAY] day of [MONTH], 20[YEAR], before me personally appeared [SIGNATORY NAME], to me known to be the person (or persons) described in and who executed the foregoing instrument, and acknowledged that he/she (or they) executed it as his/her (or their) free act and deed.
(Signature of notarial officer)
[TITLE AND RANK]
Title (and Rank)
Notary ID Number: [ID #], or
Attorney Bar Roll Number: [BAR ROLL #]