Acceptable Forms of ID for Notarizations

Effective January 1, 2017, Assembly Bill 2566, in conjunction with Senate Bill 997 amends Civil Code Section 1185, making the following changes:

Foreign passports are no longer required to have a current visa stamp from USCIS or DHS.

A valid consular identification card issued by a consulate from the applicant’s country of citizenship now acceptable.

An ID card issued by a federally recognized tribal government is now acceptable.


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