​Notary Exam Only

Have you successfully completed the six-hour (for new notaries) or the three-hour (renewing notaries whose current notary public commission has not expired) state-required course of study within the past 24 months but haven't taken or passed the state proctored exam?
If you have, you may register to take the state proctored exam without taking/repeating the course of study.
Note: If you are trying to become a notary and would like to take the Starting Your Notary class, please click here . If you need to renew your notary, please click here for the Renewing Your Notary Class.
This is a not-for-credit course.
As such, you will not earn units and the class will not be reflected on your banner schedule or on transcripts. As a not-for-credit course, Financial Aid cannot be used to pay for or offset the costs of this course.
Dates & Time:
Saturday, November 10, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:50 pm
No refunds will be given if you arrive late!
Cost for Class: $20 (To be paid at time of registration before the class)
Cost for Exam:
$40 for those who have not yet taken the exam.
$20 for those who are re-taking the exam.
(Exam fees to be paid the day of the exam. See more information below in the "Class Information/More Details" section)
Instructor :
Kimberly A. Sharon , California Notary Academy (Live Class Certification #600003)
Kim has more than 20 years of management and tutorial experience spanning both corporate and start-up environments. Ms. Sharon is the principal of Notary On-The Go, specializing in notary services in the state of California and tutorial services for independent Notaries, a business she founded 10 years ago.
College of the Sequoias - Visalia Campus
Tule Building, Room 512
915 S. Mooney Blvd. Visalia, Ca 93277
Registration for Class:
Click here to register for this class.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
Click here for the COS Training Resource Center student cancellation and refund policy.
Deadline for Registration:
November 6, 2018, seats permitting.
This is the deadline for registering into the class. However, if we do not have enough enrollments 12 days before the class, we will cancel the class due to low enrollments. In order to register early enough to let us know we have enough enrollments, please register by the deadline. 
In order to obtain the proctor for the Exam, there must be a minimum of 15 paid and confirmed registrants. If the class is cancelled due to low enrollment, you will receive a full refund. No refunds will be given for student cancellations.

​Class Information/More Details
No refunds will be given if you arrive late!
Bring to exam:
  • A valid California driver's license or ID card, or valid driver's license from another state, or a valid passport
  • A check or money order made out to the "Secretary of State" in the amount of $40.00 or $20.00, please see "cost for exam" above. (cash and credit cards are NOT accepted by the state proctors)
  • Your retake voucher from the state
  • Two sharpened "number 2" pencils (for the Scan Tron answer sheet)
Please ensure you have taken the necessary six or three hour course before taking the exam. For more information, please visit our webpage on Starting Your Notary and Renewing Your Notary.
Please contact us at 559.688.3130 or trainingcenter@cos.edu
For more information regarding state notary requirements, please visit:
For FAQ's regaring this course, please visit this webpage: Notary-FAQ
For FAQ's regarding this course from the state website, please visit this webpage:
Last Updated: 11/7/2018 8:08 AM