Valid Types of Identifications:
  • An identification card or driverís license issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles or by another state
  • A United States passport
  • Other California-approved identification card, consisting of any one of the following, provided that it also contains a photograph, description of the person, signature of the person, and an identifying number
  • An inmate identification card issued by the California Department of Corrections, if the inmate is in custody
  • An identification card issued by another state
  • A United States military identification card with the required photograph, description of the person, signature of the person, and an identifying number. (Some military identification cards do not contain all the required information.)
  • A passport issued by a foreign government, provided that it has been stamped by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service or the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • A driverís license issued by another state or by a Canadian or Mexican public agency authorized to issue driversí licenses
Oaths of Two Credible Witnesses:
The identity of the signer can be established by the oaths of two credible witnesses whom the notary public does not personally know, by the presentation of paper identification documents as listed above. Under oath, the credible witnesses must swear or affirm under penalty of perjury.