Frequently Asked Questions
Rhode Island Temporary Guidance
Enabling Remote Notarization Processes
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many state leaders and title professionals are looking for temporary solutions to enable real estate transactions to continue to close. Such solutions include emergency measures to permit the use of remote notarization in the state. Under
issued by Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea on April 3, 2020, notaries are able to offer remote ink notarization services.
These FAQs are designed to provide some basic explanation of what is allowed under the Rhode Island Temporary Guidance and what you must do to meet its requirements. Please
to view these FAQs and learn more about how to comply with this Guidance.