18 NCAC 07C .0403          PHYSICAL PRESENCE REQUIREMENT FOR ELECTRONIC NOTARIZATION

When an electronic notary performs an electronic notarization, the principal and the electronic notary shall be in each other's physical presence during the entire electronic notarization so that the principal and the electronic notary can see, hear, communicate with, and give identification documents as required under G.S. 10B-3(22) to each other without the use of electronic devices such as telephones, computers, video cameras, or facsimile machines.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 10B-116(1); 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.