All new notaries must take a 6-hour course. On-time renewing notaries may take the 3-hour or 6-hour courses. To be eligible for the 3-hour course, a renewing notary must complete the course and pass the state exam before his current California notary public commission expires.
After you register for the online class, a link to the online course material will be provided in your payment confirmation.
If you would like to take the state exam that will be administered immediately following one of our live classes, please select the exam date now.
The state exam must be taken in person.
The exam dates listed are for the exam at the Days Hotel, 543 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108. Other CPS exam dates and locations can be found on the CPS website at