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West Coast Notary School

West Coast Notary School

This online course satisfies the mandatory pre-license requirement by the state of California. Enjoy the hassle free way to become certified.

Benefits of West Coast Notary's Online Course

  • Multiple-choice exams.
  • Structured to help you retain the knowledge.
  • Immediate access to course.
  • Flexible and convenient.
  • Work from your pc, tablet or mobile device.
  • Fast and easy online class.

Requirements to Become a Notary Public in California

  • Be a California resident at the time of appointment: an exception is made if one is appointed to work on a military or naval reservation.
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Complete a 6-hour course approved by the California Secretary of State (West Coast Notary course meets this requirement);
  • Pass a written, proctored, closed-book examination
  • Pass a background check

Steps to Becoming a Notary in California

  1. Mandatory state approved education.
  2. State Exam.
  3. Receive pass letter.
  4. Live Scan fingerprints.
  5. 5-8 weeks processing time from date of the exam.
  6. Order notary supplies.
  7. Purchase notary bond and E&O insurance.

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What's The Difference?

State Certified
West Coast Notary School, Inc.
Approved by the Secretary of State as required by California Government Code section 8201.2.
State of California Vendor:
No. 606012 & No. 306013
Q: I forgot my password?
A: Click here and enter your email and we'll send you your password.

Q: How can I schedule my State Exam?
A: Click here for the state exam schedules and registration.

Q: How do I contact the Secretary of State?
A: Click here for the Secretary of State's website.

Q: What is the complete process to become a certified notary?
A: View the Checklist provided by the Secretary of State.

Q: Is the California notary exam difficult?
A: The California notary exam is a 30 question exam in which you have 50 minutes to complete. You must achieve a score of 70 percent to pass. Although the test can be difficult at times , West Coast Notary School's comprehensive course will provide you with the necessary tools, to not only succeed but to learn the information.

Q: Can I receive a refund?
A: The course is 100% refundable as long as you have not completed it. No refunds will be issued once the certificate of completion has been created.

Q: How soon will I receive my certificate and do I have to pay extra for it?
A: The certificate of completion can be downloaded or printed as soon as you successfully complete the course at no extra charge!

Q: How long will I have access to complete the course?
A: Once you enroll, you have 365 days to complete the course.

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