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Chapter 1: General Registration Information
1.095 Name Statement Requirement
Chapter 1 General Registration Information
1.095 Name Statement Requirement (CVC §1652)
The Name Statement section of a Statement of Facts (REG 256) form must be completed when an applicant’s printed name and signature are so different that it appears to be two different people. A name statement is not required for signatures containing less than the printed name.
|If the Printed Name Is
|And the Signature Is
|Then a Name Statement Is
|Joseph Donald Smith
|• Joe D. Smith
• Joseph Smith
• J. Donald Smith
• Another variation of the first and middle name(s)
• Includes a suffix such as Jr. or Sr.
|Not required. It is DMV’s policy to accept an individual’s usual signature. Only question an applicant if the signature does not resemble the printed name in any manner.
|J.J. Doe Metal Co.
|James Metal Co.
|Virginia D. Smith