Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Manual

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Chapter 1: General Registration Information

1.100 Notary-Expiration Date of Commission on Documents

Chapter 1 General Registration Information

1.100 Notary—Expiration Date of Commission on Documents

A California notary’s commission expiration date is required for notarized signatures on the Application for Replacement or Transfer of Title (REG 227) form, including an Electronic Lien and Title (ELT) transfer. Accept an out-of-state notary’s stamp as submitted. Refer to Chapter 20 for additional information. California notaries public must use a notary acknowledgement statement on which the notary public verifies only the identity of the individual who signed the document and not the truthfulness, accuracy, or validity of the document.