In June 2019, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 409 into law. The law authorized the use of remote online notarization (RON), which has reshaped how notarial acts can be executed in the state. The law took effect on Jan. 1, 2020.
But what exactly is a remote online notarization, and how is it different from a traditional or electronic notarization (e-notarization)? Learn more about RON, its benefits and the requirements for becoming an online notary public.