Notary Public Applicants
Requirements to Become a California Notary:
Be 18 years of age or older (there is no maximum age)
Be a legal California resident
Complete a course of study approved by the Secretary of State
Satisfactorily complete and pass a written examination
Clear a background check
Clearing that background check – that’s where Verify Group comes in.
Who needs to be printed?
Anyone applying to be commissioned as a Notary Public in the state of California must be Live Scan fingerprinted.
What do you need to bring?
Government-issued photo ID
Your form of payment
Below is a check list to help you navigate the process?
Additional information about the process can be found on-line at the California Secretary of State website.