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Live Training

Live Training at the NNA

Live training is currently available for Notaries in California.

California Seminar hours and check-in
Transfers/Cancelation
​Facility parking
Do I need to buy materials?
May I record my seminar in order to study for the exam?
Is my training tax deductible?
How can I confirm my registration?
What should I bring to the seminar?
I’d like to commission and train my Notary employees.



California Seminar Hours & Check-In

Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to seminar start time. Please allow time for check-in as programs will begin promptly at scheduled time. For all full-day programs, a one-hour lunch break is scheduled for noon. Please plan to make your own lunch arrangements.

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Transfers/Cancelations

Cancelations received seven days prior to the scheduled live seminar or webinar date will receive a full refund. Cancelations after this date will be assessed a $50 processing fee or the full price of the seminar/webinar whichever is less. The processing fee will be deducted from the refund. Program transfer requests received by noon Pacific Time one business day prior to the scheduled seminar date will be processed at no charge. Program transfer requests received after this time will be assessed a $25 processing fee. Admittance to late arrivals is prohibited due to state rules; cancelation and transfer policies will apply. Cancelation, transfer and refund policies are subject to change without notice.

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Facility Parking

Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis. We suggest you arrive sufficiently early to assure space availability. Contact the program site for information on parking location and rates.

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Do I need to buy materials for the class?

All training materials will be provided.

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May I record my seminar in order to study for the exam?

Recording of the program is not permitted.

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Is my training tax deductible?

All expenses (registration, travel, meals and lodging) of education undertaken to maintain or improve your professional skills are tax deductible (Treasury Regulation 1.162-5). State deductions are subject to limitations of the tax code. See your tax preparer for advice.

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How can I confirm my registration?

If you register online, you will be able to print your confirmation on the receipt page.

If you registered by phone, you should receive your confirmation no later than two days before the seminar.

If you do not receive your confirmation within two days of the seminar, please call Customer Care at 1-800-US NOTARY (1-800-876-6827).

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What should I bring to the seminar?

Please bring your registration confirmation and accommodations for two breaks and a lunch. If you plan to take the California Notary Exam following the California Seminar, please bring:

  • Two sharpened #2 pencils
  • A current state-approved identification card, passport or U.S. Military I.D. Card.  Paper extensions cannot be accepted.
  • A Notary Public application.  California Applications must be double-sided to be accepted by the state.
  • A check or money order for $40.00 payable to "Secretary of State" ($20.00 for those re-taking the exam)

NOTE: If you are taking the California Notary Exam following the seminar, you must pre-register before the seminar and check in for the exam at conclusion of the seminar.

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I’d like to commission and train my Notary employees. What is Trusted Notary?

Trusted Notary offers single-source convenience to help you commission, train and equip your Notary employees. The NNA Trusted Notary Program takes charge of the complex requirements and time-consuming commissioning process. Your employees simply request to become or renew as a Notary, and we guide them step-by-step until they receive their state commission. For more information, please contact trustednotary@nationalnotary.org or access more information here.

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