Maryland Notary Stamps & Embossers
Does Maryland require a notary stamp?
Yes. Maryland requires a notary stamp.
Source: Md. Code Ann., State Gov’t § 18-108. § 18-217. Requirements for official stamp.
(a) In general. — The official stamp of a notary public shall:
(i) the notary public’s name, jurisdiction, and office;
(ii) the county in which the notary public resides or was qualified; and
(iii) any other information required by the Secretary of State; and
(2) be capable of being copied together with the record to which it is affixed or attached or with
which it is logically associated.
(b) Expiration date of commission to be included. — A notary public commissioned under the laws of
this State shall include in the notary public’s official stamp or within a certificate of notarial act the
expiration date of the notary public’s commission as a notary public.
(c) Status as public seal. — A notary public’s official stamp is a public seal.