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Notarization Standards of Practice (Identification Requirements)

Oregon Notaries may accept identification documents from the following list as satisfactory evidence of a document signer's identity providing they are current or have expired within three years of the date of notarization (OR 194.240 [2][a]): 

  • A driver's license or identification card issued by any US state

  • A U.S. Passport book, card, or officially recognized passport of a foreign country

  • A U.S. military identification card containing a photograph and signature

  • An identity card issued by the federally recognized Indian tribe containing a photograph and signature

  • Any U.S. government-issued ID containing a photograph and signature

  • A state, county or local government ID containing a photograph and signature

  • Correctional records may be used if the individual is confined in a correctional facility