Helpful Pre-Scheduling Hints
Before scheduling an appointment with a Notary, please familiarize yourself with the document(s) you need signed. Remember, a Notary cannot give legal advice on documents.
If scheduling a notarization for a family member or friend, please present documents to the signer prior to scheduling. This will allow the signer the opportunity to read and understand the document(s) prior to the appointment. The appointment time is for document(s) execution and notarization.
Notaries are not to explain documents only to identify signers and notarize their signatures. I am not an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Florida, and may not give legal advice or accept fees for legal advice.
Depending on your document(s) and signing, an appropriate amount of time is schedule with you. All signers, including Witnesses, must have proper ID with them and everyone must be on time. The Notary cannot wait beyond the scheduled time limit.
Valid forms of ID
- A Florida identification card or driver license issued by an authorized public agency to issue driver licenses;
- A driver license or an identification card issued by an authorized public agency to issue driver licenses in a state other than Florida or in a territory of the United States;
- A passport issued by the Department of State of the United States;
- The signer(s) must be sound mind, alert and mentally competent and must bring a non-expired photo identification or has been issued within the past 5 years and bears a serial or other identifying number.
- A passport issued by a foreign government if the document is stamped by the United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services;
- An identification card issued by any branch of the armed forces of the United States;
- A veteran health identification card issued by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs;
- An identification card issued by the United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Documents and Printed Documents CANNOT be Notarize
|Birth Certificates||Court Records||Criminal Records, including Wants, Warrants||Death Certificates||Deeds, Mortgages, Related Property Records|
|Divorce Decrees||Driving Records||Election Records||Licenses, incl: Professional and Business||Marriage Certificates|
|Missing Persons||Sex Offender Records||Unclaimed Property||Voter Registration|
Please Note: Document must be an original for notarization. Public Record recorded in a county clerk’s office or held by a government agency available for public inspection will Not be accepted for notarization. If your document is listed below, a Notary cannot complete a Certified Photocopy of the document.
Florida VIN Inspection and Odometer Reading
VIN verification is required for all used motor vehicles previously titled or registered in another state or country. Vehicle Identification Number & Odometer Verification to a Florida Tax Collector’s office located in the applicant’s county or residence for processing.
*Important: The Notary must be in physical presence for VIN verification of vehicle
Owners have following:
No tags on the vehicle
An antique vehicle
A vehicle recently resurrected from storage and able to drive vehicle for verification
RECA RESOURCES can come to you! RECA mobile services can travel to the vehicle and verify its VIN number.
How it works?
- Complete the HSMV 82042 Form
- Contact me for an appointment
- I come to you and verified the VIN number of your vehicle
- Notarize the HSMV 82042 form
Making the entire notarization process as easy as possible for you!
If the VIN is verified by an out-of-state motor vehicle dealer, the verification must be submitted on their letterhead stationery.
Treasure Coast County Clerk Offices
I AM NOT AN ATTORNEY LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA, AND I MAY NOT GIVE LEGAL ADVICE OR ACCEPT FEES FOR LEGAL ADVICE.