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.||Required.|
|Virginia D. Smith||Denise Smith||Required.|