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Illinois State-Required Notary Training and Exam

We're sorry. Illinois State-Required Notary Training and Exam is not available for use by notaries in Virginia. If the chosen state is incorrect, you may change your state at the top right of the page.

This state-approved course and exam fulfill the requirements for Illinois Notaries to successfully complete as a part of the commission application process. It also includes required content as part of the Electronic Notary Public commission process. 

Note: Illinois state regulations mandate identity verification before starting this course. You'll need a mobile device for verification. If accessing this course by computer or tablet, simply scan the QR code with your phone to begin verification. Once completed, you can seamlessly continue the course on your preferred device.

Consider getting your training along with your state required Notary bond, seal stamp, journal and your state filing fee through one of our all-inclusive packages: New Illinois Notaries / Renewing Illinois Notaries

  • Details

    This course satisfies the requirement for Illinois Notaries to complete a course of study as part of the commission application process. It also prepares the Notary to pass Illinois’ State-Required Notary exam which follows this course. Course and exam highlights include:

    • Detailed instructions on the application process and the role of a Notary.
    • An overview of the five-step notarization process.
    • Notarial acts you will be commissioned to perform and the penalties you may face if you commit misconduct.
    • Exam contains 50 multiple-choice and true-false questions.

    IL Notary Public Study Course Provider Certification No. 2024001. Complaints regarding the course provider may be directed to the Illinois Secretary of State’s Index Department by phone: 217-782-7017, or by mail: 111 E Monroe St., Springfield, IL 62756. NNA will not sell or disclose any consumer information provided by the student except for the purposes of verifying the student's identity, pursuant to IAC 176.240(e).

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