Preparing Documents

General Recording Requirements

Deeds (IC 32-21-3-3; IC 32-21-2-11)
Conveyance (IC 32-21-4-1)
Acknowledgements & Notarization (IC 32-21-2-3)
Page Size (IC 36-2-7-10(c)(3) and (5))
Index / Legal Description (IC 36-2-11-12)
Auditor’s Transfer Stamp (IC 36-2-11-14)
Prepared by statement (IC 36-2-11-15)
Names printed/typed below signatures (IC 36-2-11-16(c))
Social Security Redaction Statement (IC 36-2-11-15(d))

Notary Seal Requirements

Effective September 1, 2018 a seal MUST include the following:

1. The words “Notary Public”
2. The words “State of Indiana”
3. The word “seal”
4. The name of the notary public exactly as it appears on the Notary Public’s commission certificate.
5. The words “Commission number” followed by the commission number of the Notary Public.
6. The words “my commission expires” followed by the expiration date of the Notary Public’s commission.