Notary Public

To become a notary public, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Be a legal California resident
  • Satisfactorily complete a written examination prescribed by the Secretary of State
  • Obtain a notary public bond

A complete list of instructions and procedures on becoming a notary can be found at the Secretary of State’s website


Filing Oath of Notary Public: $15.00 Recording Notary Bond (first page): $14.00 (each additional page): $3.00 Notary Signature Authentication: $7.00 

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