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California Notary Public General Information
Notary Acknowledgment California
Do you need a notary do complete a California notary acknowledgment, jurat, or California notary statement?
Just search for a notary on our advanced search page by zip code.  All of the notaries our our site are able to help with this 
type of notarization.  California notary acknowledgments and California notary jurats are some of the most basic notary 
procedures.  Please be positive that you know exactly what type of notarization you need, because notaries are not allowed to 
give legal advice to any signer.
California Notary Classes
If you want to become a notary, please find California notary Class information on our California Notary Classes and 
Seminars page to learn where you can study to become a notary. Once you have become a notary public in California, you are 
take one of our loan signing courses to become a signing agent. Signing agents make a great part time income by going to 
borrowers' houses to facilitate loan signings.  Our take home courses make it possible to learn how to be a signing agent in 
the privacy of your own home in less than two weeks.  Call us at 888-838-1458 if you have any questions about our loan 
signing courses.
Notary Wording: California
Please visit our CA Acknowledgment and Jurat page to see what the official notarial wording is for California notary acts.  If 
a particular document is to be recorded within the state of California, make sure that your notary uses the official state 
wording (California notary wording or California notary verbiage).
Q. Where can I get a state of California Acknowledgment?
A.  Any notary in California can help you get this done.  Look one up on our Find a Notary page.
Q. Where can I get a California notary handbook.
A.  Look this up on our California notary commission application page.
Q. Where can I find a notary who can do a translation for me in California?
A.  It might be a more beneficial idea to find a separate individual to do the translation and then find a notary public in 
California to notarize the document for you.  Make sure that the signer speaks the same language as the notary public as this 
is a requirement in California.
Q.  What are travel fees for notaries in California?
A.  Please look this up on our California Notary Fees and FAQ page.
Find a notary in California
123notary has roughly 800 notaries in California with a high concentration in:  Bakersfield, Fresno, Los Angeles, Riverside, 
Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, and San Francisco.
Can I become a dual commissioned notary in Arizona, Nevada, or Oregon?  
To become a California notary, you must be a resident of the state. However, to become a notary in Arizona, Nevada, or 
Oregon is a different story.  Each state has its own rules, and there are a few notaries in our database who are dual 
commissioned in California and Oregon for example, so its possible. 

Related Links
California Notary Fees and FAQ
Become a California Notary Public
California Notary Acknowledgment and Jurat Information
California Notary Law
California Notary Classes and Seminars
California Notary Public General Information
Notary Acts