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Maryland Notary Acknowledgement – Corporation

A Maryland corporation notary acknowledgement form is a notarial certificate that certifies the notarization of a legal instrument executed by a representative (president, officer, agent) of a corporation. This certificate must be included at the end of the instrument, as a notary public is not authorized to create one. The legal document can be signed by the corporate representative before bringing it to the notary. Once in the notary’s presence, the representative must identify themselves (unless the notary knows them personally) and make an acknowledgement stating they were not coerced into signing the document. The notary can then endorse the certificate with their signature and official seal.

Laws§ 19-107

Sample

MARYLAND NOTARY ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

(CORPORATION)

State of Maryland
County of ______________ (or City of Baltimore), to wit:

On this ____ day of ______________, 20___, before me, the undersigned officer, personally appeared _____________________________ [name of person(s) who make acknowledgement on behalf of corporation], who acknowledged himself to be the ______________________ [title of officer or agent] of  ______________________ [name of corporation], a corporation, and that he/she/they, as such ______________________ [title], being authorized to do so, executed the foregoing instrument for the purposes therein contained, by signing the name of the corporation by himself/herself/themselves as ______________________ [title].

In witness whereof, I hereunto set my hand and official seal.

[Notary Seal]
______________________
[Signature of Notary Public]
______________________
[Printed Name of Notary Public]
Notary Public
My Commission Expires: ______________