Notary and digital

To prepare the notary for the future and meet the requirements of its clients, the notarial profession has acquired advanced technological means such as a digital identity, an electronic authentic deed , but also videoconferencing.

Notary and digital security

Id.Not, notary’s digital identity

In September 2017, the Superior Council of Notaries implemented an authentication system with a unique identifier for the notarial profession. The aim: build bridges between actors in the notarial profession and simplify usage, such as mobility.

The Real Key

Same format as a USB key, the Real key allows notaries to authenticate an electronic document by affixing its seal . It is strictly controlled; the issuance of each key must comply with Eidas regulations (electronic IDentification and electronic trust services) since July 2017.

The Real network

The notary has access to a secure network, built to include tools and functionalities, addressed to notaries and their employees.

Notary and dematerialized customer relationship

Setting an appointment online with a notary

Since April 2019, a client or a future client can set an appointment with a notary, who has chosen to use this tool.

Notary video referencing

Since 2017, videoconferencing has made it possible to sign documents remotely (AERA).

Notary and zero paper

The Authentic Electronic Act or AEA

Since 2008, the notarial deed can now be drawn up and signed through the electronic form. (Read the file on AEA). The Authentic Electronic Remote Act (AERA) is an authentic act, which is signed through a videoconference. In addition to the simple procedures, the remote act helps gain productivity.

Digitization of files

In connection with the public authorities and banks, this notarial project must reconsider computer equipment, not to mention management, software, and customer relations.

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