.The state of Illinois is now allowing residents to use remote notarization during the coronavirus outbreak. State government officials have expanded how real-time electronic technologies may be utilized. Remote notarization can be used as long as the stay at home order is still in effect and the order will stay in effect until the end of the month. Officials say it is important for all state residents to have access to the full range of financial options. The current policy allows residents to continue to manage their affairs remotely, while practicing social distancing recommendations enforced by state health officials.