Identification Requirements

  • 7-30-2019

The notary public can establish the identity of the signer using identification documents as follows (Civil Code section 1185(b)(3) and (4)):

 
1.   There is reasonable reliance on any one of the following forms of identification, provided

it is current or was issued within 5 years:

●      An identification card or driver’s license issued by the California Department of Motor

Vehicles;

●      A United States passport;

●      An inmate identification card issued by the California Department of Corrections and

Rehabilitation, if the inmate is in custody in California state prison;

●      Any form of inmate identification issued by a sheriff’s department, if the inmate is in

custody in a local detention facility; or


2.  There is reasonable reliance on any one of the following forms of identification, provided

that it also contains a photograph, description of the person, signature of the person, and an

identifying number:

●      A valid consular identification document issued by a consulate from the applicant’s country

of citizenship, or a valid passport from the applicant’s country of citizenship;

●      A driver’s license issued by another state or by a Canadian or Mexican public agency

authorized to issue driver’s licenses;

●      An identification card issued by another state;

●      A United States military identification card (caution: current military identification cards

might not contain all the required information);

●      An employee identification card issued by an agency or office of the State of California,

or an agency or office of a city, county, or city and county in California.

●      An identification card issued by a federally recognized tribal government.


3.  Oath of a Single Credible Witness or Two Credible Witnesses

●      The identity of the signer can be established by the oath of a single credible witness whom the notary public personally knows.

●      The identity of the signer can be established by the oaths of two credible witnesses whom the notary public does not personally know.


Source: California Notary Public Handbook 2019

 




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