Mobile Notary Services
Before Your Notarization Checklist
- Fill in blank spaces
Completely fill in all blank spaces in documents before Notary arrives but DO NOT SIGN! A signed document CANNOT be Notarized!
- Document questions
If you have questions about how to complete the document, contact the person who drafted or requested the document. A Notary Public is unable to provide legal advice or assistance in the drafting and/or completion of documents.
- Every signer must physically appear & have ID
Every signer must physically appear, speak and understand English, be coherent, not exhibit signs of being coerced to sign, and present acceptable ID at the time of notarization.
- Original documents must be presented
Original documents must be presented for all Copy Certifications. Vital records (birth, death and marriage) cannot be notarized.
- Know which Notary Certificate you need
Know which Notary Certificate you need. A Notary Public cannot give advice on which one to use.
Identification Needed For Notarization
All identification cards must be ORIGINAL, current, contain a photo, physical description, signature and serial number.
Identification procedures are mandated by the Texas Secretary of State.
The following forms of identification are acceptable.
Originals must be presented at the time of signing:
- Texas Driver License
- Other States Driver’s License
- US Military ID Card
- Texas ID Card
- US Passport
- Foreign Passports Stamped by US Customs
- Inmate ID Card
The name you will be signing on the document must match or be “Shorter than” the name on your ID. An ID in your maiden name along with a marriage license evidencing your married name is not acceptable.
If document is requiring the signature of John Doe and your ID says John Micheal Doe, that is acceptable.