How can I be sure that my information is kept confidential?
For you security, the California Secretary of State requires that all Notaries be Bonded and Background Screened by the Department of Justice and the FBI.
A Notary may refuse service if there is a concern about the true identity, willingness or mental impairment of the signer.
All IDs must be current or be issued within the last 5 years
May a Notary notarize incomplete documents?
All documents must be completely filled out before they can be notarized. To prevent anything to be added later, there may not be any blank spaces.