RENEW YOUR NOTARY COMMISSION

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3- HOUR COURSE

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NOTARY EXAM

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PASS EXAM

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START NOTARIZING

Renewing Your Notary Commission Rules

Notaries public who have previously completed an approved six-hour notary public education course and have a current active commission are eligible to take an approved three-hour refresher course if they have taken the notary public exam and submitted the application at the exam site prior to the expiration date of their current commission.

Can a six-hour notary public education course be taken in place of a three-hour refresher course?

A six-hour approved notary public education course satisfies the requirement for a three-hour refresher course and always satisfies the education requirement, regardless if you are a new applicant or applying for reappointment.

How soon can I take the notary exam?

To avoid a break in notary public commission terms, you should take the notary public exam at least six months prior to the expiration date of your current notary public commission. Test results are valid for one year from the date of the examination. (California Code of Regulations.

My notary public commission expires soon, once I take the exam how soon will I get my new commission?
If you have met all requirements for renewal, your commission will be issued 30 days prior to the expiration of your currently held notary commission.

Does this video notary course satisfy the California Secretary of States requirements?

Yes, we are approved by the Secretary of State and have been providing notary education for over 20 years.