State Exam Preparation

Renewing or Thinking About Becoming a Notary?

We offer many ways to prepare for the California State Exam.

Review and Practice Tests

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Do you need help preparing for the notary state exam?

We offer free notary public state exam preparation with our Blog of the most current notarial issues, At a Glance feature of essential notary knowledge, and State Exam Practice Tests.

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Many Ways To Prepare

At a Glance

  • The At a Glance feature is a quick point by point look at the knowledge and requirements a notary will need.
  • This feature will help you to see very quickly what a notary needs for everyday service and is a valuable resource to prepare for the State Exam.

Free Practice Tests

  • Taking our Free Practice Tests is a valuable way to learn the topic and gain confidence.
  • Our free State Exam Practice Tests are a great tool for anyone preparing for the State Exam.
    • Our students receive a Pass Code for the Advanced Tests, a $30 value.
  • Each practice question comes with a reference page number from our Course Manual.

Caution: Be sure to study the Course Manual or the SOS Notary Handbook before beginning any Practice Tests.


  • Check our Blog for valuable information that will keep you up-to-date as a Notary.
  • It helps you prepare for the State Exam.

At the Academy of Notaries Public

  • We believe in offering all who wish to be successful on the State Exam many ways to prepare for the important event.
  • For anyone who wishes to study in advance.
  • To this end we offer our Blog, At a Glance, and Free Practice Tests.

The Course Manual

  • Our Course Manual is included with all Online Courses.
    • The Course Manual in PDF format can be found in the handout section in the Begin Here Chapter of our Online Courses.
      • Download and save/print to your devices for easy access.
    • Every course chapter has a downloadable handout and quiz corresponding to that topic.
    • All our enrolled Online students receive the Passcode for our Advanced Practice Tests for more thorough preparation.
      • Each question in the Practice Tests has a page reference in the Manual for easy access and clarification.
      • Non-students may also purchase the Passcode for the Practice Tests which includes the Course Manual for $30.

Register for any course and receive the Passcode for Advanced Study.

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"Hi, I was in your November 12th class. Just wanted to let you know that I passed. Got a 97%! Thanks for the great teaching." - W.L.