Exam Registration

Registration

You can 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.

Registration must be received at least 15 business days prior to the requested examination date.

Please view the exam schedule first to select the location, date, and time of the exam you wish to register for before click to register online.

To register online: Click here
OR
Call 1-916-263-3520 (available Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm). Be prepared to provide the following information:

  • YOUR NAME
  • MAILING ADDRESS
  • DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER
  • EXAMINATION DATE, TIME AND LOCATION
  • EMAIL ADDRESS

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.

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.

Special Accommodation Testing is available for applicants who have an ADA disability or are unable to take the examination on Saturday due to religious affiliations.

For special accommodations testing, 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 notaryada@cpshr.us or CPS HR Notary Public Exam, 2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 160, Sacramento, CA 95834. Please allow 3-4 weeks for processing.