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Online Training

I completed my state-required online course (California customers only) and need to schedule an exam date, what do I do?

To schedule an exam date at a location of your choice, call the NNA at 1-800-876-6827. 

What should I bring to the exam (California customers only)?

  • A check or money order for $40 payable to "Secretary of State" ($20 for those re–taking the exam). Cash and temporary checks are not accepted.
  • A current state–approved identification card, passport or U.S. Military I.D. card. Paper extensions are not accepted.
  • Notary Public application. California applications must be printed single-sided to be accepted by the state.
  • Copy of your Proof of Completion Certificate from your online training course

Do I need any additional supplies to complete the commissioning process in California?

All Notaries in California (New and Renew) must complete a background screening and submit a passport-style photo as a part of the application process.  You can schedule these services when you call to book your exam date.  Also, if you haven't done so already, you must purchase state-required supplies such as a Notary bond, stamp, and journal. Order these supplies during your call to the NNA. 

General Online Course Information

We are constantly updating our online courses to include the latest law, information, and best practices. Our online courses are designed to give you the entire educational experience that you need in order to complete and advance your Notary practice.

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NNA® Online Course System & Software Requirements

Our online courses are designed for use in all major browsers. Courses do work best on a desktop or laptop, although they can be accessed via mobile devices and tablets. Please read the following specifications.

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