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 web http://ss.ca.gov/business/notary/notary.htm

NOTARY FILING FEES

Filing Oath of Notary Public: $13.00 Recording Notary Bond (first page): $15.00 (each additional page): $3.00 Notary Signature Authentication: $10.00