Photograph Authentication

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What is photograph authentication?

With this process, the notary verifies the authenticity of someone’s appearance in a photograph. For this, the requirements from Article 76 of Decree 960 of 1970 must be followed.


  • National ID Card
  • Photograph to be authenticated
  • A document that ensures that it really is the correct person in the photograph

Frequently Asked Questions

Can a notary authenticate the author of the photograph?

No, the notary can only verify that it truly is the person in the photograph.

How is a photograph authenticated?

By taking the photograph to be authenticated and an identification card to a notary.

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