Notary Public Candidate Information and Exam Schedule
You can now register for a California Notary Public examination online!
Please add "Notaryinfo@cpshr.us" and "CPScontact@cpshr.us" to your e-mail account “Safe Sender” list if you do not receive an expected e-mail.
Note: Please view the exam schedule first to select the location, date, and time of the exam you wish to register for before clicking on the "Register for an Examination" button.
Registration must be received at least 15 business days prior to the requested examination date.
To register online:
Call 1-916-263-3520 (available Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm). Be prepared to provide the following information:
A confirmation scheduling letter will be sent via email or USPS if your registration is made at least 15 business days prior to the examination date.
Special Accommodation Testing is available for applicants who are unable to take the examination on Saturday due to religious affiliations or have an ADA disability. Please contact CPS HR to make arrangements in advance. Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.
For special accommodations CPS HR requires a request in writing with your preferred location and exam date as well as your contact information. You must also attach a document signed by your clergy or doctor on their official letterhead specifically identifying the accommodation required. Send your official request to CPS HR Notary Public Exam, 2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 220, Sacramento, CA 95834 or FAX (916) 561-8408.
Walk-in registration is allowed on a space-available, "first come, first served" basis. Walk-in candidates will be admitted into the test center after all pre-registered applicants have been admitted. Walk-in registration IS NOT guaranteed.
Arrival Time: All candidates, walk-in or pre-registered, should arrive at the test site 45 minutes prior to the scheduled examination time.