Notary Public Class

Renew as a Notary Public

What is the status of my notary public application?

The notary public application processing time varies depending on when we receive your correctly completed notary public application and when we receive your background check information from the California Department of Justice for your Live Scan fingerprints. Please refer to our Processing Times webpage for daily updated processing information.

I did not file my oath and bond on time, what do I do?

If you did not file your oath and bond on time, you must reapply to become a notary public. If you are a new notary public applicant, you must attach a current Proof of Completion certificate of an approved six-hour notary public education course to your new notary public application, along with a 2″ …

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What’s in a Notary Public Commission Packet?

Notaries in California hold a Commission. Within this commission, you have four years to operate as a notary public before having to renew. When you start or continue your notary commission, you must complete the approval process mandatory by the secretary of state to operate as a notary. This process contains taking an …

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What is a California Notary?

What is a California Notary Public?

A California notary public is a third-party witness to the signing of legal documents. A Notary helps to prevent fraud by checking signer’s identification and watching for signer’s willingness to sign the documents. Every power of attorney, grant deed, quitclaim deed, loan signing, home sale, refinance, deed of trust, living will and trust and more… requires the signature and stamp of the notary public. Not even going into additional documents. Can you imagine how many documents get notarized every day? 1000’s. And, there’s so many needs for documents notarized to where a notary can have a very lucrative notary business as soon as receiving their commission. Start by taking our course. We assist you every step of the way. And for those already a notary congratulations the hard part is done we offer notary workshops to help you get started and begin getting clients almost immediately.