Gator 1 Services
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

You can now find us in room 3500 on the third floor of the Reitz Union! 

Notary Service Walk-In Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p. m.

UF Students: Free with Gator 1 ID Card.  

Exception: 1 free certified copy of passport and $5 for each additional certified copy. 

Non-UF Students: $5.00 per notary. $10 per certified copy of a passport.

We do not notarize or verify I-9 Forms.



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Gator 1 Registration


Verification of eligibility for a spouse or domestic partner of a UF student to obtain a Gator 1 ID card is performed by Student Legal Services located on the 3rd floor of the Reitz Union in Room 3500, Monday-Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Both the student and the spouse/partner must be present and provide the proper documentation. 

Student Legal Services does not process spouse or domestic partner ID card requests for faculty or staff.  Please contact ID Card Services at (352) 392-8343  for faculty/staff requests.



Step 1: 

The student must fill out the Client Intake Form found under the Apply for Services tab on our websiteWe cannot process the request until the student has submitted the Client Intake Form.  The spouse or partner may not submit this form on the student's behalf.

Step 2: 

Present the following required documentation

Married Couple

    • Student Gator 1 Card
    • State issued picture ID (both people)
    • Marriage Certificate

Unfortunately, our office does not have access to records kept at the Gator Ticket Office.  If you have submitted a marriage certificate to the Gator Ticket office for the purpose of obtaining sporting event tickets, please be aware that you will also need to submit a copy to Student Legal Services in order to obtain the spouse Gator 1 ID card.

Domestic Partners                       

1 of the following that demonstrates shared residency:
            • joint mortgage or lease
            • joint renter's or homeowner's policy
            • driver's licenses showing the same address for both parties


2 of the following that demonstrate joint financial obligations:
            • common ownership of an automobile
            • joint bank accounts (statements)
            • joint credit or charge card (statements)
            • a will, retirement plan, or life insurance policy designating the domestic partner as primary beneficiary
            • durable property power of attorney or healthcare power of attorney granted by either party to the other                                                                                                  

Step 3:  

If the spouse/partner has been assigned a social security number, he/she must provide it to the attorney processing the request.

Remote Instructions

If both the student and spouse/partner are unable to physically come into our office together because residence is outside of Gainesville, the student will need to submit the Client Intake Form and then mail to our address or scan and email to sls@studentlegalservices.ufl.edu, copies of all required documentation and also a passport-sized photo of the spouse/partner (if emailed, it must be in a JPEG format).  Domestic partners must mail the original, notarized Affidavit to our office. The student or spouse will need to call us at (352) 392-5297 and give the spouse/partner's social security number to one of our attorneys who will process the Gator One card information.  Once we have processed the information we will forward it to the Gator 1 office to produce the card.  At that point, please contact them directly for status of the request.  The Gator 1 ID Card office can be contacted at (352) 392-8343. In order to qualify for remote status, the student and spouse must provide proof that they are unable to come to the office to obtain the Gator 1 card. 




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