Seminar Dates, Locations, and Information

Three-and Six-Hour Certification

State Exam offered after Live Seminars!

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Locations and Dates

Elk Grove

Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites
9175 West Stockton Boulevard
Elk Grove, CA 95758-8051

Directions To This Location

Register

June 21, 2018
Thursday
Notary Seminar/Exam only; no Loan Document Class this date.

July 21, 2018
Saturday

August 16, 2018
Thursday

September 15, 2018
Saturday

October 4, 2018
Thursday

November 3, 2018
Saturday

December 6, 2018
Thursday

Lincoln/Roseville

Holiday Inn Express
155 Ferrari Ranch Road
Lincoln, California 95648

Directions To This Location

Register

June 28, 2018
Thursday
Notary Seminar/Exam only; no Loan Document Class this date.

July 14, 2018
Saturday

August 9, 2018
Thursday

September 6, 2018
Thursday

September 29, 2018
Saturday

October 11, 2018
Thursday

October 20, 2018
Saturday

November 8, 2018
Thursday

November 17, 2018
Saturday

December 1, 2018
Saturday

Rancho Cordova

Holiday Inn
11269 Point East Drive
Rancho Cordova, California 95742

Directions To This Location

Register

June 30, 2018
Saturday
Notary Seminar/Exam only; no Loan Document Class this date.

July 17, 2018
Tuesday

August 25, 2018
Saturday

September 20, 2018
Thursday

October 13, 2018
Saturday

November 15, 2018
Thursday

December 8, 2018
Saturday

Class Dates

Register

June 21, 2018
Notary Seminar/Exam only; no Loan Document Class this date.
Thursday – Elk Grove

June 28, 2018
Notary Seminar/Exam only; no Loan Document Class this date.
Thursday - Lincoln/Roseville

June 30, 2018
Notary Seminar/Exam only; no Loan Document Class this date.
Saturday – Rancho Cordova

July 14, 2018
Saturday - Lincoln/Roseville

July 17, 2018
Tuesday – Rancho Cordova

July 21, 2018
Saturday – Elk Grove

August 4, 2018
Saturday – Rancho Cordova

August 9, 2018
Thursday - Lincoln/Roseville

August 16, 2018
Thursday – Elk Grove

August 25, 2018
Saturday - Lincoln/Roseville

September 6, 2018
Thursday - Lincoln/Roseville

September 15, 2018
Saturday – Elk Grove

September 20, 2018
Thursday – Rancho Cordova

September 29, 2018
Saturday - Lincoln/Roseville

October 4, 2018
Thursday – Elk Grove

October 11, 2018
Thursday - Lincoln/Roseville

October 13, 2018
Saturday – Rancho Cordova

October 20, 2018
Saturday - Lincoln/Roseville

November 3, 2018
Saturday – Elk Grove

November 8, 2018
Thursday - Lincoln/Roseville

November 15, 2018
Thursday – Rancho Cordova

November 17, 2018
Saturday - Lincoln/Roseville

December 1, 2018
Saturday - Lincoln/Roseville

December 6, 2018
Thursday – Elk Grove

December 8, 2018
Saturday – Rancho Cordova

Total Live Seminar Registration

Live Seminar Registration

General Information

Seminar Costs and Registration Times

Seminar Only Fees and Start Times

  • 6-hour Notary Seminar - $99 Reg. $110
    Registration 8:45
  • 3-hour Notary Seminar - $89 Reg. $100
    Registration 1:00
  • Loan Signing Course - $150 Reg. $175
    Registration 6:15

Seminar Schedules

Three-Hour Seminar Schedule

  • Registration - 1:00 to 1:30
  • Instruction and Break - 1:30 to 4:45
  • State Exam - 4:45 to 6:15
  • Optional Loan Course - 6:15-8:45

Six-Hour Seminar Schedule

  • Registration - 8:45 to 9:15
  • Instruction and Break - 9:15 to 1:00
  • Lunch on Your Own - 1:00 to 2:00
  • Instruction and Break - 2:00 to 4:45
  • State Exam - 4:45 to 6:15
  • Optional Loan Course - 6:15-8:45

The State Exam is offered after our Live Notary Seminars and will require a separate $40 check or money order made payable to the Secretary of State in addition to any course fees.

What to Bring to the Seminar

  • Photo Identification:
    • Driver License, Passport, etc., - Current or Issued within five years
  • 2-inch x 2-inch Color Passport Photo or One Taken On-Site;
  • Two #2 pencils;
  • Separate check or money order made payable to the Secretary of State for $40 if first exam; $20 for re-take.

Academy Policies

Note: The Secretary of State requires a full three hours of class time.

  • Refunds:
    No refunds for students who are late, fail to show, cancel less than 48 hours prior to class, or reschedule repeatedly. These students may reschedule for any of our other classes for a $50 fee.
  • Rescheduling:
    There is no charge for students who reschedule more than 48 hours prior to class.Reschedule more than 48 hours prior to class without charge.
  • Cancellations:
    The cancellation fee is 10% of total or flat $20 fee (whichever is greater).
  • Returned Check Fee:
    Any returned check will incur a fee of $25.
  • Schedule is subject to change.

Qualifications for Notary

Every person appointed as a notary public shall:

  • be 18 years of age or older (there is no maximum age set by statute)
  • be a legal California resident
  • complete a course of study approved by the Secretary of State
  • satisfactorily complete and pass a written examination prescribed by the Secretary of State
  • clear a background check

Child Support

  • Applicants found to be non-compliant with child or family support orders will be issued temporary term notary public commissions.
  • Notaries public found to be non-compliant after the notary public commission is issued may be subject to commission suspension or revocation. (Family Code section 17520.)

Background Check

  • State law requires all applicants be fingerprinted as part of a background check prior to being granted an appointment as a notary public.
  • Information concerning the fingerprinting requirement will be mailed to applicants who pass the examination.

Convictions

  • All applicants are required to disclose on their application any arrests for which trial is pending and all convictions.
  • Convictions dismissed under Penal Code section 1203.4 or 1203.4a must be disclosed.
  • If you have any questions concerning the disclosure of convictions or arrests, contact the Secretary of State prior to signing the application.
    • For specifics about your arrest(s) and or conviction(s), please contact the California Department of Justice at (916) 227-3849.

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