What you need to know before your appointment
1. In order for a notarization to occur a person must present a valid form of ID with a photograph, a description of the person, signature of the person and an identifying number.
2. The notary public must include these in his or her journal in order to complete the notarization:
The type of identifying document, the government agency issuing the document, the serial or identifying number of the document and the date of issue or expiration of the document that was used to establish the identity of the signer and the documents(s) need to have a photograph, description of the person, signature of the person and an identifying number