Before You Sign...

•  DO NOT SIGN document(s) until the notary is present.
• Please fill in all blank spaces in the document before the notary arrives, but DO NOT SIGN.  Can not notarize incomplete document(s).
• Questions on how to complete the document(s) must be directed to the person who drafted or requested the document. It's unlawful for a Notary Public to provide legal advice or assistance in the drafting and/or to completion of document(s).
• Every signer must physically appear, be coherent, and present VALID IDENTIFICATION (listed below) at the time of notarization.
• Vital Records (Birth, Death, and Marriage) cannot be notarized.
• A notary cannot give advice on which Notary Certification you need, so please research beforehand.


All identification must be ORIGINAL, current, or issued within the last 5 years, contain a photo, physical description, signature, and serial number. The Georgia Secretary of State mandates Identification procedures. The following forms of identification are acceptable:​​ ​​
• Georgia Driver's License/State ID

• Other States Driver’s License

• U.S. Military ID card

• Georgia Identification Card/Green Card 

• Other State Identification Card/Green Card

• U.S. Passport

• Foreign Passports Stamped by U.S. Customs

• Inmate ID card

If none of the above-mentioned Identification is available, or the name on your ID is different or shorter than what is on the document then you can use:​

TWO CREDIBLE WITNESSES - that can swear to the signer's identity. They must have proper and valid identification, is age 18 or older, know the signer by the name on the document, is not named in the document nor have a financial interest in the transaction described in the document.  

SIGNING BY "X" MARK  -  If unable to write a signature and has a Valid ID, then two “disinterested” witnesses need to be present and be witnesses on the document. One witness should write the person’s name next to the person’s mark and then the witness should sign his or her name as a witness. The witnesses are only verifying that they witnessed the individual make his or her mark on the document.​

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