The article was prepared for the purpose of scientific substantiation of the need for further development of information technologies in the field of notary activities. To achieve this target, the authors, developing the content of the article, methodologically rely on the materialistic, positivistic worldview, applying a number of general scientific, special scientific and special methods. At the present stage of modernization of the economy and law of Russia, mainly the notary can serve as a guarantor of the stability of civil turnover, and it is the notary that can offer the most effective, including electronic, mechanisms for protecting property rights and the legitimate interests of citizens and legal entities. The authors consider electronic notary document's turnover in direct interaction with the electronic public services of state authorities and administration. The introduction and expansion of juridical on-line services is considered by the authors as a priority for the provision of notary services. Changes in Russian civil legislation are being studied, including the innovations of 2018, in comparison with the legislation on the notary of foreign countries.