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
Acknowledgments
     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]

Subscribed and affirmed before me in the county of _________________, State of Colorado,
this ________ day of ________, 20__.

____________________________________
(Notary’s official signature)

____________________________________
(Commission Expiration)

Notary
Seal

 

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Oaths   [2]

Subscribed and sworn to before me in the county of _________________, State of Colorado,
this ________ day of ________, 20__.

____________________________________
(Notary’s official signature)

____________________________________
(Commission Expiration)

Notary
Seal

 

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Certification of a document photocopy   [2]

State of Colorado, County (or City) of _____________, 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)

Notary
Seal

 

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Acknowledgments  [3]

Individual acting in his/her own right

State of Colorado
County of _____________
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by
(name of person acknowledging).

____________________________________
(Notary’s official signature)

____________________________________
(Commission Expiration)

Notary
Seal

 

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Corporation

State of Colorado
County of _____________
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by
(name of officer or agent, title of officer or agent) of (name of corporation acknowledging) a
(state or place of incorporation) corporation, on behalf of the corporation.

____________________________________
(Notary’s official signature)

____________________________________
(Commission Expiration)

Notary
Seal

 

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Partnership

State of Colorado
County of _____________
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)

Notary
Seal

 

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Individual acting as principal by an attorney in fact

State of Colorado
County of _____________
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by
(name of attorney-in-fact) as attorney in fact on behalf of (name of principal).

____________________________________
(Notary’s official signature)

____________________________________
(Commission Expiration)

Notary
Seal

 

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Public officer, trustee, or personal representative

State of Colorado
County of _____________
The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this (date) by
(name and title of position).

____________________________________
(Notary’s official signature)

____________________________________
(Commission Expiration)

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.