State Notary Stamp & Embossing Seal Requirements

Name State Notary Stamp & Embossing Seal Requirements
Alabama Embossing Seal Required.
Alaska Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Arizona Ink Stamp Required. (Round or Rectangular) Embossing seal may ONLY be used in conjunction with ink stamp.
Arkansas Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
California Ink Stamp Required Embossing seal should ONLY be used in conjunction with ink stamp.
Colorado Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Connecticut Not Required but Strongly Recommended.
Delaware Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
District of Columbia Embossing Seal Required.
Florida Ink Stamp Required. (Round or Rectangular) Embossing Seal may ONLY be used in conjunction with ink stamp.
Georgia Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Hawaii Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Idaho Ink Stamp Required.
Illinois Ink Stamp Required.
Indiana Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Iowa Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Kansas Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Kentucky Not Required but Strongly Recommended.
Louisiana Not Required. The State considers the notary's signature the notarial seal.
Maine Not Required but Strongly Recommended.
Maryland Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Massachusetts Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Michigan Not Required but Strongly Recommended.
Minnesota Ink Stamp Required.
Mississippi Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Missouri Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Montana Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Nebraska Ink Stamp Required.
Nevada Ink Stamp Required.
New Hampshire Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
New Jersey Not Required but Strongly Recommended
New Mexico Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required. A Round ink stamp is NOT acceptable.
New York Not Required bur Strongly Recommended.
North Carolina Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
North Dakota Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Ohio Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Oklahoma Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Oregon Ink Stamp Required.
Pennsylvania Ink Stamp Required.
Rhode Island Not Required but Strongly Recommended.
South Carolina Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
South Dakota Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Tennessee Round Ink Stamp Required. Round stamp must contain any ink color OTHER THAN black or yellow ink.
Texas Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Utah Ink Stamp Required. Ink stamp MUST contain purple ink.
Vermont Not Required but Strongly Recommended.
Virginia Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Washington Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
West Virginia Ink Stamp Required. An embossing seal may ONLY be used in conjunction with ink stamp.
Wisconsin Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.
Wyoming Ink Stamp or Embossing Seal Required.