One of the first & most important functions of a Notary Public is to verify the identity of the person or people signing any document(s) that are going to be Notarized.
The four types of primary I.D. that I can accept as a Tennesse Notary Public are: Driver License, I.D. Issued by the same department of state government as the DL (gun permit, non-driver’s ID, etc), Passport or Military I.D.
If you don’t have one of those, I can verify your identity from personal knowledge, if I already know you myself; or by use of a credible witness who I know personally & who knows you personally & who shows up at the signing to swear or affirm that you are who you say you are.
If your primary I.D. has a different name on it than the documents, I will need to see additional I.D. that has the same…
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