Code of the District of Columbia

§ 1–1231.15. Short forms.

The following short form certificates of notarial acts are sufficient for the purposes indicated, if completed with the information required by § 1-1231.14(a) and (b):

"(1) For an acknowledgment in an individual capacity:

"District of Columbia

"This record was acknowledged before me on ________ by ____________________

"....................................................................................Date...........Name(s) of individual(s)

"__________________________________

" Signature of notarial officer

"[Seal]

"[__________________________________]

" Title of office

"[My commission expires: _________]

"(2) For an acknowledgment in a representative capacity:

"District of Columbia

"This record was acknowledged before me on ________ by _____________________

"....................................................................................Date...........Name(s) of individual(s)

"as (type of authority, such as officer or trustee) of (name of party on behalf of whom record was executed).

"__________________________________

" Signature of notarial officer

"[Seal]

"[__________________________________]

" Title of office

"[My commission expires: _________]

"(3) For a verification on oath or affirmation:

"District of Columbia

"Signed and sworn to (or affirmed) before me on ________ by ______________________

".......................................................................................Date...........Name(s) of individual(s)

" making statement

"

"__________________________________

" Signature of notarial officer

"[Seal]

"[__________________________________]

" Title of office

"[My commission expires: _________]

"(4) For witnessing or attesting a signature:

"District of Columbia

"Signed [or attested] before me on ________ by _______________________

"...............................................................Date...........Name(s) of individual(s)

"__________________________________

" Signature of notarial officer

"[Seal]

"[__________________________________]

" Title of office

"[My commission expires: _________]

"(5) For certifying a copy of a record:

"District of Columbia

"I certify that this is a true and correct copy of a record in the possession

"of ________________________________________.

"Dated ___________________________

"________________________________

" Signature of notarial officer

"[Seal]

"[__________________________________]

" Title of office

"[My commission expires: _________]".


(Dec. 4, 2018, D.C. Law 22-189, § 16, 65 DCR 11606.)