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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on September 1, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Kansas, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Response and Recovery website, the Department of Health and Environment's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response portal, the Kansas Chamber of Commerce or the Kansas Health Foundation.

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Description of Program and Relief

Allowing Remote Notarization and Witnessing

The Governor has ordered (i) the suspension of the requirement that a person must appear before a Notary Public and rather allows for such requirement to be satisfied if the Notary Public performs a remote notarization via two-way audio-video communication technology and (ii) that any act of witnessing required by Kansas law may be completed remotely by two-way audio-video communication technology.

Government or Lead Agency

Kansas Governor’s Office

Dates Available

Effective immediately until September 15, 2020 or until the statewide State of Disaster Emergency relating to COVID-19 expires, whichever is earlier

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

N/A

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)

N/A

Contact for More Information

For more information, contact the Office of the Governor at (785) 296-3232.

List of Additional Information

The original order can be found here, the first extension of the original order can be found here, the second extension of the original order can be found here, and the third extension of the original order can be found here.

The press release for the original order can be found here and for the third extension can be found here.


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