In 2011, the SOS said in an email to me that we could certify copies of driver licenses and passports. I have recently revisited this issue with the SOS, and it is recommended now that we allow the person who needs a "notarized copy" of the driver license or passport make a statement about it and notarize the statement.
I provide services to a sector of the population that needs "notarized copies" of driver licenses and passports to obtain Visas. I have a form from a visa service for this purpose and if you are interested, I wrote extensively about that in yesterday's article, "How to Get a Notarized Copy..."
TEXAS NOTARIES: INVITATION TO JOIN THE TEXAS NOTARY PROFESSIONALS GROUP--A PRIVATE GROUP ON FACEBOOK.