You may think that being a notary is all you need to provide services that generate income, but that’s not the case. There are many other opportunities available if you’re looking for ways to increase your revenue. Did you know that you can offer fingerprinting services? This service is in high demand, and there’s no need for special equipment or training.
In our “add more revenue with non-notary work” series, we explore some of the most popular non-notary services that you can offer. Today, we’ll focus on fingerprinting services. Fingerprinting is an important service for many businesses and individuals, and there is a great demand for it.
Offering fingerprinting services can be a lucrative addition to your notary business! Stay tuned for more posts in this series, and be sure to check out our website for more information on how to start offering fingerprinting services.
Notaries are often asked to provide fingerprint services. While taking fingerprints is not a notarial act, many notaries have provided this service. However, it is important to note that other laws may regulate fingerprint services.
As a licensed notary, you can offer fingerprint services. This is a great way to expand your business and attract new clients. However, it is important to note that you cannot certify a fingerprint card. Taking fingerprints is a different process altogether.
If you are considering offering fingerprint services, there are a few things you need to know. First, you will need to purchase a fingerprint kit. These can be found online or at your local office supply store. Once you have your kit, you will need to find a fingerprint card. These can be found at your local law enforcement agency.
When taking fingerprints, it is important to follow the instructions provided in your kit. Once you have taken the fingerprints, you will need to send the card to a fingerprint service provider. They will then return the results to you.
This raises the question, though; can a notary certify a copy of a fingerprint card?
While the laws may vary from state to state, specifically in California, a notary may not certify a copy of a fingerprint card. The only documents that a notary may certify copies of are a Power of Attorney document or a line item in the notary’s official journal at the request of the Secretary of State or a court. If you need to certify a copy of a fingerprint card, you must contact the agency that requires the fingerprint card for further instructions.
Offering fingerprint services is a great way to expand your notary business. It is important to remember that you cannot certify fingerprint cards. Taking fingerprints is a different process altogether. If you follow the instructions and adhere to the guidelines, you will be able to provide this service to your clients.
In this article, we’ve explored how to offer fingerprint services as a non-notary work series. This can add more revenue and serve your clients in a new way. We hope you check out our other articles in this blog for more tips on growing your notary business and expanding your offerings as a notary.