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TITLE 51
NOTARIES PUBLIC AND COMMISSIONERS OF DEEDS
CHAPTER 1
REVISED UNIFORM LAW ON NOTARIAL ACTS (2018)
51-107.  identification of individual. (1) A notary public has personal knowledge of the identity of an individual appearing before the notary public if the individual is personally known to the notary public through dealings sufficient to provide reasonable certainty that the individual has the identity claimed.
(2)  A notary public has satisfactory evidence of the identity of an individual appearing before the notary public if the notary public can identify the individual:
(a)  By means of:
(i)   A passport, driver’s license or government-issued nondriver identification card that is current or expired not more than three (3) years before performance of the notarial act; or
(ii)  Another form of government identification issued to an individual that is current or expired not more than three (3) years before performance of the notarial act, that contains the signature or a photograph of the individual, and that is satisfactory to the notary public; or
(b)  By a verification on oath or affirmation of a credible witness personally appearing before the notary public and known to the notary public or whom the notary public can identify on the basis of a passport, driver’s license or government-issued nondriver identification card that is current or expired not more than three (3) years before performance of the notarial act.
(3)  A notary public may require an individual to provide additional information or identification credentials necessary to assure the notary public of the identity of the individual.

History:
[51-107, added 2017, ch. 192, sec. 3, p. 443.]


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