§ 307. Identification of individual.
(a) Personal knowledge.--A notarial officer has personal knowledge of the identity of an individual appearing before the notarial officer if the individual is personally known to the notarial officer through dealings sufficient to provide reasonable certainty that the individual has the identity claimed.
(b) Satisfactory evidence.--A notarial officer has satisfactory evidence of the identity of an individual appearing before the notarial officer if the notarial officer can identify the individual as set forth in any of the following paragraphs:
(1) By means set forth in any of the following subparagraphs:
(i) A passport, driver's license or government-issued nondriver identification card, which is current and unexpired.
(ii) Another form of government identification issued to an individual, which:
(A) is current;
(B) contains the signature or a photograph of the individual; and
(C) is satisfactory to the notarial officer.
(2) By a verification on oath or affirmation of a credible witness personally appearing before the notarial officer and personally known to the notarial officer.
(c) Discretion.--A notarial officer may require an individual to provide additional information or identification credentials necessary to assure the notarial officer of the identity of the individual.
Cross References. Section 307 is referred to in section 315 of this title.Section: Previous 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 Next
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