Business Services - FAQs

Apostilles and Authentication frequently asked questions.
Business Entity Laws
Steps for a becoming a notary
Instructions for filing an Application for Registration of Trademark or Service Mark.
Explains procedures to allow notaries to perform online notarizations.
Executive Order 26 allows all notaries commissioned in Tennessee to remotely notarize documents using a more relaxed standard.
Comprehensive list of UCC Frequently Asked Questions.
2007 Opinion 07-157 states that a notary public is a state official whose duties are prescribed by statute.
Business Entity Filing Frequently Asked Questions
New Domestic Business Formations, Business on File with Active Status
2010 Opinion 10-97 states it is the opinion of this Office that a notary public is prohibited from notarizing his or her spouse’s signature because of the requirement that notaries discharge the duties of office “without favor or partiality.”
Trademark Class Guide
Complaints concerning official misconduct should be directed to Local Law Enforcement in the notary's county.
Read about Municipal Clerk and Recorder Certification Services.
Motor Vehicle Temporary Lien Services frequently asked questions.
Frequently asked questions about Tennessee notaries.
Summons/Service of Process frequently asked questions.
Trademarks frequently asked questions.
Workers' Compensation Exemption Registry frequently asked questions.