A piece of government issued picture identification such as a driver's licence or passport is required to verify the identity of any person signing a document. In some cases, there may be additional requirements. For example, the witnessing of certain real estate document may require 2 pieces of ID. Some documents may also require ID that proves a person's citizenship or immigration status, such as a passport, permanent resident card, or citizenship certificate.
If you have any questions about acceptable identification for notary purposes, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at (403) 910-2315.