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Notary Public Applicants

Requirements to Become a California Notary:

  • Be 18 years of age or older (there is no maximum age)
  • Be a legal California resident
  • Complete a course of study approved by the Secretary of State
  • Satisfactorily complete and pass a written examination
  • Clear a background check

Clearing that background check – that’s where Verify Group comes in.  We are the top rated fingerprinting service in Santa Clara County and are ready to serve you!

Who needs to be printed?
Anyone applying to be commissioned as a Notary Public in the state of California must be Live Scan fingerprinted.

What do you need to bring?

What’s Next?

Below is a check list to help you navigate the process?

Additional information about the process can be found on-line at the California Secretary of State website.