According to Virginia Notary Handbook, before performing a notarial act, a notary must be CERTAIN of the identity of each person whose signature will be notarized. A notary is required to exercise a HIGH DEGREE OF CARE in determining the identity of any person whose identity is the subject of a notarial act. Unless such person is known by the notary, identity shall be ascertained by examination of one or more of the following nine unexpired documents:
a United States Passport,
a United States Passport Card,
a certificate of United States citizenship,
a certificate of naturalization,
a foreign passport,
an alien registration card with a photograph,
a state-issued driver's license,
state-issued identification card, or
a United States military card.
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