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Required on Notary Exam Day

What do I need to bring to State Notary Exam?


After your class registration has been processed, you will automatically be issued registration options for the California notary exam. You will also be issued an application to be completed prior to the notary exam.

Payment to the Secretary of State

You will be required to have a Check or Money Order payable to the Secretary of State for $40.This fee is required by the California Secretary of State for processing your application. Credit Cards or Cash are NOT accepted.

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1.     One of the following Photo Identification:

          (current or issued within the last 5 years)

o    A driver’s license or State DMV I.D. card

o    A Canadian or Mexican Driver’s license

o    U.S. Passport or Passport issued by a foreign government

o    A U.S. Military I.D. Card

No other forms of photo identification are allowed.

2.     A Completed Notary Public Application 

3.     Proof of Completion

4.     Check or Money Order payable to the Secretary of State in the amount of $40 ( this is for application fee and processing)

5.    Passport photo –  All Applications for appointment must include a 2″ x 2″ color passport-type photograph of yourself attached to the application.

6.      No. 2 lead pencil

Dress attire is casual

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