Introduced in 2017, the Notarial Merit Award highlights the contribution or specific achievement, over the past three years, of a notary in a particular field whose impact has had a bearing on the entire profession. This award can be given to any notary, regardless of the number of years of practice.
The nomination of a recipient is based on the following evaluation criteria:
- Remarkable contribution to the profession
- Social and community involvement
- Influence of the profession