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WAC 308-30-040

Approval or denial of application.

(1) Upon the applicant's fulfillment of the requirements for a notary public commission or an electronic records notary public endorsement, the department shall approve the application and issue the commission or endorsement.
(2) If the department receives an incomplete or invalid application, the department shall hold the application for thirty calendar days to allow the applicant to cure any defects. After the thirty day period, the application shall be canceled and any application fees forfeited.
(3) An applicant may not perform any notarial acts before receiving a notary public commission from the department.
(4) A notary public may not perform any electronic notarial acts before receiving an electronic records notary public endorsement from the department.
(5) The department may deny a commission or endorsement application if the applicant fails to comply with these rules or does not meet the requirements for licensure.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.45.250. WSR 18-12-028, § 308-30-040, filed 5/29/18, effective 7/1/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.44.190. WSR 93-05-009, § 308-30-040, filed 2/5/93, effective 3/8/93. Statutory Authority: 1985 c 156 §§ 5 and 20. WSR 85-24-025 (Order PL 571), § 308-30-040, filed 11/26/85, effective 1/1/86.]
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