Requirements for a notarial act in Wisconsin: PDF Print E-mail
Written by Cheryl Yeko   
Monday, 02 July 2007 09:34
Requirements for a notarial act in Wisconsin:
  • Signed in the presence of a Wisconsin Notary
  • Signed and dated by the witnessing Wisconsin Notary
  • Jurisdiction/place of venue is identified
  • Commission expiration date
  • If notary is a commissioned officer on active duty in the military of the US, it must also include the officer's rank 

Short Forms

 
These short form certificates are sufficient for notarial purposes in Wisconsin
For An Acknowledgment In An Individual Capacity
State of Wisconsin
County of (Venue)
This instrument was acknowledged before me on (date) by [(name(s) of person(s)].
(signature of notarial officer)                         (Notary Seal)
(title & rank)

(commission expiration date)
For An Acknowledgment In A Representative Capacity
State of Wisconsin
County of (Venue)
This instrument was acknowledged before me on (date) by [name(s) of person(s)] as (type of authority, e.g., officer, trustee, etc.) of (name of party on behalf of whom instrument was executed).
(signature of notarial officer)                         (Notary Seal)
(title & rank)

(commission expiration date)
For A Verification Upon Oath Or Affirmation
State of Wisconsin
County of (Venue)
Signed and sworn to (or affirmed) before me on (date) by [(name(s) of person(s)] making statement).
(signature of notarial officer)                         (Notary Seal)
(title & rank)

(commission expiration date)
For Witnessing Or Attesting A Signature 
State of Wisconsin
County of (Venue)
Signed or attested before me on (date) by [(name(s) of person(s)].
(signature of notarial officer)                         (Notary Seal)
(title & rank)

(commission expiration date)
For Attestation Of A Copy Of A Document  
State of Wisconsin
County of (Venue)
I certify that this is a true and correct copy of a document in the possession of (name(s)) of person requesting copy certification.
Date: (date of certification) 
(signature of notarial officer)                         (Notary Seal)
(title & rank)

(commission expiration date)