Notarization Format Examples

The following format examples are provided as a reference. Please review the notary seal requirements [1] mandating a rectangular ink stamp that includes the notary ID number and commission expiration date.


Contents

Affirmation
Oaths
Certification of a document photocopy
Acknowledgements
     Individual acting in his/her own right
     Corporation
     Partnership
     Individual acting as principal by an attorney in fact
     Public officer, trustee, or personal representative

 

 

Affirmation [2]

Sample notarization for an affirmation:

 

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Oaths   [2]

Sample notarization for an oath: Subscribed and sworn to before me in the county of (blank), State of Colorado, this (blank) day of (blank), 20(blank).  Notary's official signature.  Commission expiration date.  Notary seal.

 

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Certification of a document photocopy   [2]

Sample notarization for a document photocopy: State of Colorado, County (or City) of (blank).  I, (name of notary), a Notary Public in and for said state, do certify that on (date), I carefully compared with the original the attached facsimile of (type of document) and the facsimile I now hold in my possession.  They are complete, full, true, and exact facsimiles of the document they purport to reproduce.  Notary's official signature.  Commission expiration date.  Notary seal.

 

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Acknowledgements  [3]

Individual acting in his/her own right

Sample notarization for an individual: State of Colorado County of (blank).  The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by (name of person acknowledging).  Notary's official signature.  Commission expiration date.  Notary seal.

 

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Corporation

Sample notarization for a corporation: State of Colorado.  County of (blank).  The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by (name and title of officer or agent) of (name of corporation acknowledging) a (state or place of incoriation) corporation, on behalf of the corporation.  Notary's official signature.  Commission expiration date.  Notary seal.

 

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Partnership

Sample notarization for a partnership: State of Colorado County of (blank). The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by (name of acknowledging partner or agent) partner (or agent) on behalf of (name of partnership), a partnership.  Notary's official signature.  Commission expiration date.  Notary seal.

 

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Individual acting as principal by an attorney in fact

Sample notarization for a principal by an attorney in fact: State of Colorado County of (blank).  The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by (name of attorney-in-fact) as attorny in fact on behalf of (name of principal).  Notary's official signature.  Commission expiration date.  Notary seal.

 

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Public officer, trustee, or personal representative

Sample notarization for a public officer, trustee or personal representative:  State of Colorado County of (blank).  The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by (name and title of position).  Notary's official signature.  Commission expiration date.  Notary seal.

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[1] 12-55-112, C.R.S.
[2] 12-55-119 & 12-55-120, C.R.S.
[3] 12-55-208, C.R.S.