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Your one-stop shop for meeting the state requirements.

Train when you want and how you want. We'll give you tips and tricks to pass the California Notary test, guaranteed!

  1. Pick Your Training

    Choose from live or recorded options.
  2. Purchase Your Supplies

    Order your Live Scan fingerprinting, application photos, bond, stamp and more, all in one place.

  3. Take Your Exam

    Pick a date and time convenient for you.

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Additional resources

2021 CA Notary handbook

The California Secretary of State's official source of laws related to Notaries Public in California

Checklist: Become a California Notary Public

State requirements and step-by-step instructions on the California Notary commission process.

Webinar and exam information

Get your webinar and exam prep and test schedule and more.

Why Choose the NNA as Your Training Provider in California

The NNA offers six hours of training for new Notaries that is approved by the California Secretary of State. For your convenience, live training classes are taught at locations throughout the state and are led by instructors who are also real-life Notaries. The CA Notary exam can be taken immediately after training is completed. The online course also meets all state requirements. You can complete your Live Scan fingerprinting requirements at any of our live seminar locations.

New Notary packages include the surety bond, stamp, journal and thumbprinter that are required by law. The National Notary Association is not a commissioning authority. You are appointed and commissioned by the California Secretary of State.