Q: How can I become a Notary Public in California?
A: In order to become notary you must meet the following requirements:
- Be a resident of the State of California
- Be 18 years of age
- Complete 6 hours mandatory course
- Pass a written examination
- Complete application
- Pass a background check, i.e. be finger printed
- No felony or conviction
Q: What do I need to know about the State exam?
A: You need to pass a notary exam administered by proctors from the State of California. Out of 30 multiple choice questions you must answer 21 correct to achieve at least 70%.
Q: Will I receive proof that I took the course?
A: Yes. After taking the online course you will be able to print out your completion certificate right online.
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