Public notaries are available to our customers Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5pm. No appointment is necessary. Walk-ins are welcome. In accordance with Civil Code sections 1185(a), 1189, and Government Code section 8202, identity is established if the notary public is presented with satisfactory evidence of the signer’s identity. Necessary paper documents that can fulfill this requirement are listed below.


1. An identification card or driver’s license issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles;

2. A United States passport;  

3. Other State-approved identification card, consisting of any one of the following, provided that is also contains a photograph, description of the person, signature of the person, and an identifying number— 

  a. A passport issued by a foreign government, provided that it has been stamped by the U.S. immigration and Naturalization Service or U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services;  
  b. A driver’s license issued by another state or by a Canadian or Mexican public agency; 
  c. An identification card issued by another state;  
  d. A military identification card  
  e. An inmate identification card issued by the California Department of Corrections if the inmate is in custody.