State Notary Exam

CPS Proctored California State Notary Exam
in the Greater Sacramento Area

Are you looking for a place to take the California State Exam?

Signup to Register for the Notary Exam offered after our Live Seminars!

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As one of the requirements to receive or renew a notary public commission, each applicant must satisfactorily pass a proctored closed book written examination prescribed by the California Secretary of State.

Live Seminar and Online Students

  • As part of our guarantee,
    • Our Live Seminar students may retake the Seminar and the State Exam at no charge, or just Retake the State Exam after our Live Seminars,
    • Our Online students may retake the State Exam after our Live Seminars
      • As often as needed, once a calendar month.
  • No extra Seat Fee.
  • Fill out the form below and we will reserve your seat!

Click the Submit Button below to register. We will send a confirmation email with complete instructions by the next business day.

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What to bring to class/exam:

  • Photo Identification
    • Driver License, Passport, etc.
    • Current or Issued within five years
  • Notary Public Application
  • Proof of Completion Certificate
  • 2"x2" color passport photo
  • Two #2 pencils
  • Separate $40 check or money order made payable to the Secretary of State
    • or $20 for re-take.
  • Retaking the Live Seminar and Exam as well in addition
    • Bring to class all the course materials and any paperwork from the Secretary of State and CPS.

Exam is always at 4:45 pm at our Live Seminars.

Elk Grove

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

Directions To This Location

August 6, 2020

August 29, 2020

September 17, 2020

October 10, 2020

October 27, 2020

November 19, 2020

December 8, 2020


Holiday Inn Express
155 Ferrari Ranch Road
Lincoln, California 95648

Directions To This Location

September 1, 2020

September 26, 2020

October 15, 2020

November 5, 2020

December 1, 2020

Rancho Cordova

Holiday Inn
11269 Point East Drive
Rancho Cordova, California 95742

Directions To This Location

September 12, 2020

October 1, 2020

October 22, 2020

November 14, 2020

December 5, 2020


SpringHill Suites
by Marriott Sacramento Roseville

10593 Fairway Dr,
Roseville, CA 95678

Directions To This Location

August 15, 2020

Class Dates

August 2020

Thursday – 6th - Elk Grove

Saturday - 15th - Roseville

Saturday – 29th - Elk Grove

September 2020

Tuesday - 1st - Lincoln/Roseville

Saturday – 12th - Rancho Cordova

Thursday – 17th - Elk Grove

Saturday - 26th - Lincoln/Roseville

October 2020

Thursday – 1st - Rancho Cordova

Saturday – 10th - Elk Grove

Thursday - 15th - Lincoln/Roseville

Thursday – 22nd - Rancho Cordova

Tuesday – 27th - Elk Grove

November 2020

Thursday - 5th - Lincoln/Roseville

Saturday – 14th - Rancho Cordova

Thursday – 19th - Elk Grove

December 2020

Tuesday - 1st - Lincoln/Roseville

Saturday – 5th - Rancho Cordova

Tuesday – 8th - Elk Grove

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  • The State Exam is a 45-question multiple choice test with a 60-minute time limit. A raw score of 70 points out of 100 is passing.
  • In addition, each candidate is required to present a separate check or money order made payable to "Secretary of State" in the amount of $40 or $20 for re-take.
  • Both our Live Seminar and Online Self-Study students may take the State Exam after our regularly scheduled Live Seminars as part of the cost of the course.
  • As part of Our Guarantee, all our students may re-take the State Exam, if needed, once a calendar month until they pass at no additional charge from the Academy.
  • Non-Students may test with us at our regularly scheduled Live Seminars for an Advanced Seat Fee.

Non-Students Exam

  • For an additional fee, we offer Non-Students an opportunity to take the State Exam after our Live Seminars.
  • $40 non-refundable Seat Fee, $50 at door, limited to availability.

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