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!
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
- Secretary of State says you may take the State Exam once a calendar month, until you pass.
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.
- We expect you to make every effect to re-take the Seminar and/or State Exam in a timely manner of no more than 45 days between Seminars/Exams.
- After the 45-day period, you cannot retake the Seminar without charge. Since the Proof of Completion is good for two years, you may take the Live Seminar and/or State Exam after our Live Seminars for an advanced State Exam seat fee of $40 or $50 at the door.
- Our Online Students may retake the State Exam after our Live Seminars, with no charge.
- However, we expect you to make every effect to re-take the State Exam in a timely manner of no more than 45 days between Seminars/Exams.
- After the 45-day period, there is an advanced State Exam seat fee of $40 or $50 at the door.
- Fill out the form below and we will reserve your seat!
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.
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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.
- 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.