How Many Acceptable IDs Are Required?

by Pamela Gilley
(Oakdale CA)

Great question! In California, according to the Secretary of State, you will only need to have one valid form of required ID to complete a notarization. The IDs must be from a short list outlined on the Secretary of State, and it cannot be expired, it must be current. As a notary public, I always want to make sure that the actual name on the document matches the name on the identification.

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