On Identity & Identification

Minister Is A Verb

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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About Tim Gatewood

55+, male, widowed (May 2016). Mobile notary public and signing agent, freelance writer, and ordained minister. Science fiction and fantasy fan, willing servant to cats, avid reader and collector of books and other stuff. Please see my websites (including this blog and others) for more info on me and what I think about the issues of the day.
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