The notary reserves the right to refuse service at their discretion except in cases otherwise prohibited by law, such as discrimination.
There is personal knowledge of the identity of a customer if the individual is personally known to the notary through dealings sufficient to provide reasonable certainty that the individual is who he or she claims to be.
The credible witness must be personally known to the notary and must personally know the customer. Both the customer and credible witness must appear in person before the notary. The credible witness is required to complete a verification on oath or affirmation.
A notary has satisfactory evidence of the identity of an individual appearing before him or her if the notary can identify the individual using the following means:
The customer may be required to provide additional information and identification to the notary’s satisfaction.