CA Notary Exam

Safety Guidelines

CPS HR is following recommendations and guidelines provided by  California Department of Public Health.  We will update our website as policies are updated; please check here before taking your exam.

Our mask policies are in alignment with California’s guidance for face coverings (

  • All local, county, and facility guidelines must be followed.
  • CPS HR is unable to provide face coverings, if local regulations require masking, please bring a face covering to ensure you are allowed to test.

Candidates must not be currently experiencing any symptoms of illness that cannot be explained by a known or existing condition not attributed to COVID-19 and have not experienced these symptoms within the last five (5) days.

  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell

CPS HR Consulting is the only organization contracted with the California Secretary of State to administer the Notary exam on behalf of the State of California.

If you are looking for education providers to prepare for the notary exam please click on the approved vendor list. If you have any questions regarding registering or taking the exam, please contact us. For questions regarding obtaining a notary commission, please contact the California Secretary of State.

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