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New York Notary Acknowledgement – Corporation

The New York notary acknowledgement for corporations is a certificate that should be attached to a legal instrument that is signed by an individual who acting on behalf of a corporation. A notary public will have to administer this acknowledgement by having the representative identify themselves and swear their personal address and signing authority. The notary must view the signed instrument before completing the acknowledgement form.  Furthermore, the signer must be the president, officer, director, or attorney in fact of the corporation in order for the instrument to be valid.

Laws – § 309.2




State of New York             )

County of ____________ )


On the ___ day of ___________ in the year_____ before me, personally came __________________ to me known, who, being by me duly sworn, did depose and say that he/she/they reside(s) in ________________ (if the place of residence is in a city, include the street and street number, if any, thereof); that he/she/they is (are) the (president or other officer or director or attorney in fact duly appointed) of the ______________ [name of corporation], the corporation described in and which executed the above instrument; that he/she/they signed his/her/their name(s) thereto by like authority of the board of directors of said corporation.



Signature and office of individual taking acknowledgment