If you will be applying for reappointment of your Notary Public commission before the expiration of your current notary public commission, you can take this 3-hour "refresher" course. If you are not a notary public, or if your notary public commission has already expired or will expire before you finish the course and submit a completed application, you will need to take our 6-hour Notary Public education course instead.
Course Description: This 3-hour online course is a "refresher" course for those who are currently Notary Publics in the State of California and who need to renew their commission. Upon completion of the course, the student will receive a Proof of Completion certificate to submit with the State of California Notary Public application to renew his or her notary commission.
Course Format: This course, which consists of 10 learning units, is designed to be completed "at your own pace". Once you enroll, you can complete the course at your schedule, from any location, from any computer, day or night.
Course Learning Objectives: The course will review the laws, regulations and requirements addressed both on the California Notary Public examination and in actual Notary practice. Click for the course syllabus.
Learning Methodology: Course learning material consists of a blend of text, visuals, learning activities, and knowledge checks to ensure that learning is engaging and reinforced every step of the way.
Technical Requirements: High-speed Internet connection (DSL or cable modem); recent version of Flash; and a recent version of one of the following browsers: Internet Explorer (Version 7+); Firefox; Chrome; or Safari. For more specific requirements, click here.
Course Completion: The student has 60 days to complete the course. ProCert Training, LLC, is approved by the California Secretary of State (vendor #303672) to issue a proof of course completion certificate.
If you have a current active commission, and if you plan to take the notary public exam and submit the application prior to the expiration date of your current commission, you are eligible to take our 3-hour refresher course
To complete the renewal process, you will need to do the following:
1) Register and complete our 3-hour "refresher" course
2) Print your Certificate of Proof of Completion
3) Register to take the California Notary Public Exam
4) Complete the Notary Public Application and submit our certificate as proof of completion of your notary education requirement
5) Pass the written Notary Public exam
Course Cost: $19.00