The purpose of an acknowledgment is for a signer, whose identity has been verified, to declare to a Notary or notarial officer that he or she has willingly signed a document.
Minor (Child) Travel Authorization
Minor (Child) Authorization/Consent Form with California Acknowledgment.
If minor is traveling with 1 parent/guardian, the other parent/guardian will sign.
If minor is traveling without either parent/guardian, both parents will sign.
Please consult the relevant agency for questions and specific requirements.
Minor Passport Parental Consent
STATEMENT OF CONSENT: ISSUANCE OF A U.S. PASSPORT TO A CHILD
This form is used when one or both legal parents and/or legal guardians cannot apply in person with the child for that child's passport. The legal parent/legal guardian who cannot apply with the child can give consent using this form or a written statement that includes all of the information on this form.
Minor Passport Special Circumstances Statement
STATEMENT OF EXIGENT/SPECIAL FAMILY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ISSUANCE OF A U.S. PASSPORT TO A CHILD UNDER AGE 16
Passport applications for children under the age of 16 require both parents/legal guardians' signatures unless a notarized, written statement of consent from the non-applying parent/legal guardian is provided. Use this form only if you cannot obtain the notarized, written consent of a parent or legal guardian with legal custody of the child applicant under 16.
California Jurat with Affiant Statement
This form may be used when attaching a Jurat statement to another document requiring a sworn statement.
This form may also be used when the signer needs to write a specific written statement. The signer will use lines 1-5, this part cannot be done by the notary and must be done in the presence of the notary.
California Copy Certification by Document Custodian
This form may be used when a signer needs to attest to the possession of an original copy of a document such as a passport, birth certificate, bank statement, utility bill, etc.
California State Law does not allow notaries to certify copies of documents with the exception of copies of powers of attorney under section 4307 of the California Probate code and copies of their own journals by request of the Secretary of State.