Proof of Identity

[vc_row gap=”30″ css=”.vc_custom_1509013681524{padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1509013693012{padding-top: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”Requirements” font_container=”tag:h6|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”text-upper crea-primary-color text-strong” css=”.vc_custom_1500718420573{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”Proof of Identity” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” el_class=”intro-hd”][vc_custom_heading text=” So, what’s considered an “acceptable” form of identification when seeking the services of a notary public?” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500724360781{margin-top: 15px !important;margin-bottom: 15px !important;}” el_class=”intro-text”][vc_row_inner equal_height=”yes” gap=”30″ css=”.vc_custom_1500719962575{padding-right: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_inner el_class=”image-zoom” width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1502288782469{padding-right: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”6535″ img_size=”395*195″ css=”.vc_custom_1524475068958{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner el_class=”image-zoom” width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1502288792136{padding-right: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_single_image image=”6533″ img_size=”395*195″ css=”.vc_custom_1524501651132{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1498316236165{padding-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”3″ el_width=”10″ el_class=”border-acc crea-primary-color”][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Accepted forms of identification for having notarial services performed include the following:” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727596198{margin-bottom: 35px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”Every signer must show valid (not expired) photo identification. All identification must contain a photo, a physical description, a signature and a serial number. California recognizes the following types of identification if issued within the last 5 years:” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727760928{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row gap=”30″ css=”.vc_custom_1500722252233{margin-top: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1499358007884{padding-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”Birth certificates” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727614906{margin-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-width: 1px !important;padding-top: 15px !important;border-top-color: #dddddd !important;border-top-style: solid !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][vc_custom_heading text=”Social security cards” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727677744{margin-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-width: 1px !important;border-bottom-width: 1px !important;padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-color: #dddddd !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #dddddd !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1499358020001{padding-right: 0px !important;}”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”Credit cards” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727688455{margin-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-width: 1px !important;padding-top: 15px !important;border-top-color: #dddddd !important;border-top-style: solid !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][vc_custom_heading text=”Debit cards” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727700280{margin-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-width: 1px !important;border-bottom-width: 1px !important;padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-color: #dddddd !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #dddddd !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Unaccepted forms of identification may include the following:” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727899534{margin-bottom: 35px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”Every signer must show valid (not expired) photo identification. All identification must contain a photo, a physical description, a signature and a serial number. California recognizes the following types of identification if issued within the last 5 years:” font_container=”tag:p|font_size:16px|text_align:left|line_height:26px” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500721830002{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row gap=”30″ css=”.vc_custom_1500722252233{margin-top: 40px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1499358007884{padding-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”State-issued driver’s license” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727445572{margin-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-width: 1px !important;padding-top: 15px !important;border-top-color: #dddddd !important;border-top-style: solid !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][vc_custom_heading text=”State-issued identification card” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727624857{margin-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-width: 1px !important;padding-top: 15px !important;border-top-color: #dddddd !important;border-top-style: solid !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][vc_custom_heading text=”U.S. military identification card” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727650025{margin-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-width: 1px !important;border-bottom-width: 1px !important;padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-color: #dddddd !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #dddddd !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1499358020001{padding-right: 0px !important;}”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_custom_heading text=”Resident alien identification card (green card)” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727479632{margin-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-width: 1px !important;padding-top: 15px !important;border-top-color: #dddddd !important;border-top-style: solid !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][vc_custom_heading text=”U.S. passport” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727566622{margin-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-width: 1px !important;border-bottom-width: 1px !important;padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 15px !important;border-top-color: #dddddd !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #dddddd !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text=”Credible witnesses are required to sign an affidavit which states:” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500727008889{margin-bottom: 35px !important;}”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner css=”.vc_custom_1500726992471{padding-top: 0px !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”The signer of the document is known to the credible witness.” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500726612535{margin-bottom: 15px !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][vc_custom_heading text=”The credible witness believes the signer of the document does not possess an acceptable form of identification.” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500726625206{margin-bottom: 15px !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][vc_custom_heading text=”The credible witness believes the signer of the document is reasonably unable to obtain an acceptable form of identification.” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500726633392{margin-bottom: 15px !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][vc_custom_heading text=”The credible witness has no financial interest or incentive for the document’s execution.” font_container=”tag:p|text_align:left” use_theme_fonts=”yes” css=”.vc_custom_1500726644187{margin-bottom: 15px !important;}” el_class=”list-item”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1504473371586{margin-top: 35px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row gap=”30″][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1499362675300{padding-right: 45px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;padding-left: 0px !important;}”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1500725272022{margin-bottom: 15px !important;}”]Checking and verifying the signer’s identify is critical step in performing a notarial service. Some people may view it as a nuisance, but it’s performed to safeguard against fraud. So the next time you need a document notarized, remember to bring one of the accepted forms of identification mentioned above.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row]