Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–1231.09. Notarial act in the District.

(a) A notarial act may be performed in the District by:

(1) A notary public of the District;

(2) A judge, clerk, or deputy clerk of a court of the District; or

(3) Any other individual authorized to perform the specific act by the law of the District.

(b) The signature and title of an individual performing a notarial act in the District shall be prima facie evidence that the signature is genuine and that the individual holds the designated title.

(c) The signature and title of a notarial officer described in subsection (a)(1) or (2) of this section shall conclusively establish the authority of the officer to perform the notarial act.


(Dec. 4, 2018, D.C. Law 22-189, § 10, 65 DCR 11606.)