Important information on ordering services from Notarius

Registrants who currently have signing and use of seal permission under the Professional Governance Act can digitally sign and apply an electronic version of their seal, together with the date, to their professional documents. BCIA has entered into a partnership agreement with Notarius, a trusted digital signature provider, to provide safe, legally secure and reliable options for digital signatures and seals. This will ensure the author's authenticity and increase the efficacy of document transfer, especially those requiring multiple professional stamps.

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  • BCIA Digital Signature Information
  • BCIA Signing and Sealing Guidelines - new version

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AAg and ATAg registrants may utilize a digital form of their signature only on documents for convenience. The right to use a physical or digital seal is granted after the professional designation is achieved.


SIGN-UP FEE: $140.00 ---> $50.00 off until November 30, 2022. Attend the November 7th information session for more details.


  • If a registrant has already subscribed via another organization, the set-up fee will be waived, and the annual subscription fee will be $75.
  • For offices with numerous members, Notarius will negotiate group pricing.


  1. Complete the application on the Notarius website and make your payment.
  2. Prepare for and schedule your identity verification with a Notarius agent.
  3. An email will be sent to BCIA requesting confirmation of your professional designation and status.
  4. You will receive a confirmation email from Notarius, enabling you to activate your digital signature and install your Digital Signature Kit.
  5. You can start using your digital signature and seal. Instructions to download your seal


BCIA registrants report they are increasingly required to use new technology in their daily work routines. The documents that are produced are still subject to high-reliability requirements. As part of the Digital Signature Kit from Notarius, you will be provided with a complimentary digital image of your seal to use with Notarius' services and is available directly in your Notarius account, to be used in addition to your digital signature.

Information and subscription:

Questions? Contact Olivier Jaar, Business Solutions Director at or 1-888-588-0011 x1282 OR Laurena Olsen, BCIA Deputy Registrar at 1-877-855-9291 or

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