18 NCAC 07C .0202          OATH OF OFFICE AND DELIVERY OF COMMISSION

(a)  The applicant shall take the oath in the Register of Deeds office within 45 days of the issue date on the electronic notary oath notification letter. 

(b)  Before taking the oath of office, an applicant shall present to the Register of Deeds evidence of the applicant's identity as defined in G.S. 10B-3(22).

(c)  After administering the oath of office, the Register of Deeds shall deliver the electronic notary registration certificate to the electronic notary.

(d)  The applicant's electronic notary registration shall not be effective until the applicant takes the oath.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 10B-125(b), 10B-126(d); 47-16.5; 47‑16.7; 147-36; 15 USC 7002;

Eff. January 1, 2007;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 6, 2016.