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Become a Notary Public - In Person

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ClassGraphic Whether you want to boost your income, create a new job opportunity, provide a service to your community, or increase your value to your current employer, this is the perfect opportunity. In this Secretary of State approved class you will learn how to perform valuable services by certifying or witnessing signatures on official documents. Notary skills are valuable in almost any industry: real estate, legal, medical, and banking to name just a few. This class gives you the knowledge to pass the exam and practice as an effective Notary. Participants receive two practice tests and will take the official Notary exam directly following the class.

Must be 18+ years of age. Livescan fingerprints are required to become a notary. Serious Convictions may disqualify applicants.

Due to State regulations, no one will be admitted to the classroom after 8:15 a.m. You must return from breaks on time.
Students must bring the following items to class:
  • ID, one of the following, must be current or issued within the last five years:
    • U.S. state-issued driver’s license or ID card
    • Canadian or Mexican driver’s license
    • U.S. passport or a passport issued by a foreign government
    • U.S. military ID card
  • 2 x 2 color passport-size photograph. You may not use the photo that is in your passport! You need a separate photo that is the standard size for a passport. This will be used by the SOS proctor as part of your application for the test.
  • $40 exam fee in the form of a check or money order made payable to the Secretary of State. This fee is for the exam, and is in addition to the class fee.
  • #2 pencil
Materials fee covers Seminar Guidebook, SOS handbook, Proof of Completion, notary application, and access to Notary Public Seminars teaching site with more study guides, practice exams, and easy-to-follow instructions on how to become a notary.

After registering with Cabrillo College, go to create an account, which will allow you to get your livestream link. Your registration fee includes access to pre-seminar study guides and powerpoint presentations. It’s highly recommended that you access this information prior to class. Contact NPS: with account related questions. Please note that no refunds are available once the study materials have been accessed.

Class Details

1 Session(s)
Weekly - Sat

Aptos Main Campus

Notary Public Seminars 



Please read:  Students need to bring the following to class: A $40 check made payable to “Secretary of State” for the exam fee; Proper ID - current driver’s license or state-issued ID card; Two #2 pencils; 2” X 2” color passport photo, to be used by the Secretary of State proctor as part of your application. You may not use the photo that is in your passport..

In alignment with public health guidelines, in-person classes may occur with modifications. Please review the In-Person COVID-19 Guidelines prior to attending class for the most up-to-date information on Extension's policies, procedures, and expectations.

Parking is enforced 7 days a week on the Cabrillo Campus. Please carefully read the signage in areas where you park. Daily parking permits are $4.00 and can be purchased in any of the student parking lots from parking permit dispensers. Daily permits are only good for the date of purchase. Permit dispensers only accept credit and debit cards, no cash.

For maps and detailed information about parking on campus, please visit the Maps and Parking webpage.



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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
4/22/2023 - 4/22/2023 Weekly - Sat 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM Aptos, Aptos Main Campus  Map, Room: 608 Notary Public Seminars 

Other Class Offerings

Become a Notary Public - Livestream
ID: 12008

04/04/23 - 04/06/23
Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu
3 sessions.