Online Notary Course
Online Notary Course
Yes. Our courses have been approved by the California State Department. They fulfill the mandatory notary public educational requirement.
For the six-hour course, you must spend at least six hours taking the course and studying the material.
For the three-hour course, you must spend at least three hours taking the course.
For the online courses, if you take the State Exam and do not pass, you may take our course again at no charge. You would need to contact us via the customer support link above to inform us of the situation, and attach a copy of your test results.
Yes, you may pay us by cash, check or money order. You can send the payment to the address listed on our Contact Us page. Just send us an email with the following information:
Course you would like to take
Desired User Name
Date payment was sent
Once we receive your payment we will register you for the course and email you your account information.
No. The state-administered notary public exam is not offered online by the State of California. You must take the exam at an official testing site.
Yes. All payments, whether you pay with your account or by credit card, are processed through our secure merchant services providers, PayPal and Stripe. Our company does not keep any payment info on file.
In California, it takes approximately 6 weeks to receive your new commission starting from the date you take the exam. Your exam results are sent out within 7-10 working days after your exam. After you receive the exam results indicating a passing grade, you must submit your fingerprints as part of a background check. Once the results are received by the Secretary of State’s office, they will process your application and mail your commission to you.
Student must submit a request, in writing, within 24 Hours of registering for the course to receive a credit toward to future class. Otherwise, you will lose the payment for the class.
The cost to become a notary public can vary, depending on the vendors you choose. The State Exam and fingerprint fees are set fees. Here is a breakdown of the costs involved:
Approved Education Course: Our online course is $49.99
Application Fee: $20
Exam Fee: $20 for first time applicants or renewing notaries
Passport Photos: Approximately $10-15
Fingerprint Fees (effective 1/1/08): $32 to the DOJ and $17 to the FBI, plus $30 “Rolling Fee”
Notary Supplies: Approximately $75 or more, depending on the vendor and what supplies you order
You have six months to complete the course.