Detailed Steps For Becoming a Notary
Take Notary Public Class Online
Take All Pre-Test For Exam Preparation.
NOTE: Notary Class is ONLINE - NOTARY EXAM must be taken in person. Once you have registered for our course you will have instant access to register for LIVE EXAM. State Exams are typically held at a local college or hotel.
ALL REQUIRED FORMS YOU WILL NEED ARE PROVIDED WITH YOUR COURSE.
Print Proof of Completion
Complete Notary Application
Register For Exam – Walk-ins allowed
Obtain a 2”x2” Passport Photo
$40 Check Payable to: Secretary of State
Exam Day -
Pencil for Exam
Results emailed in 15-business days.
Live Scan Fingerprinting
Print & Complete Form
Can be processed at any Live Scan Facility
Wait for Notary Commission to be Mailed
Will be processed and mailed via USPS after background check has been completed
typically, 4-8 weeks.
Order 15,000 Surety Bond
Must be filed at county clerks office along with Oath 30 days from receiving Commission.
Stamp/Seal & Journal
Order Stamp from Approved Vendor
Officially a Notary once Oath & Bond have been filed.
Exam dates/locations provided with your course